Arthritis and rheumatic health problems tend to increase in severity during the winter months often due to a decreased level of exercise, an increase in more dense rich foods and of course the added cold temperature.
Those who suffer from these conditions will often state they can tell when it is going to rain, as their joints start aching due to rise in moisture and dampness. During this temperature change any existing inflammed tissue in and around the joint will expand, causing an increase in discomfort. So what to do? Advise in the main article.