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The effect of atmospheric temperature and pressure on sympathetically mediated pain
  1. Margaret Horne,
  2. Simon Hayhoe
  1. Department of Anaesthetics, District General Hospital, Colchester, Essex
  1. 1 Lexden Place, Halstead Road, Colchester, Essex


That pain sensation can be related to weather conditions has been accepted since early times, but the hypothesis that an increase in pain could act as a predictor for bad weather to come, tends to be looked on with scepticism. This personal investigation demonstrates that there is a sufficiently clear relationship to encourage further research.

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