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Can the change of seasons or weather impact my fibromyalgia symptoms?

Natalie E. Azar, MD
Internal Medicine

Research suggests that changes in seasons and the weather do not have an impact on fibromyalgia symptoms; but patients often claim that weather makes a difference. Watch rheumatologist Natalie Azar, MD, explain how weather can impact symptoms.


Jennifer N. Caudle, DO
Family Medicine
For some, weather or changes in seasons can make a big difference in fibromyalgia symptoms; sometimes cold, rainy weather can worsen symptoms. Watch as family medicine physician Jennifer Caudle, DO, explains how weather can impact fibromyalgia.

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