Discussion in 'Hypersensitivity and Intolerance' started by ramakentesh, Mar 15, 2012.
I always seem to crash before a storm? anyone else?
Me too...I think it is related to cortisol. Many animals also experience this phenomenon (I'm thinking of dogs in particular). But many of us with CFS also have endocrine issues, particularly adrenal issues. Once I started replacing cortisol, my crashes before storms vastly improved to the point where sometimes I don't even notice a storm is coming anymore. I would highly recommend a saliva cortisol test if you have not done so already.
The doctor I saw in Arizona a few weeks ago said his patients tended to worsen as storm systems came in, or as a result of atmospheric changes, he attributed this to the impact of pressure changes on vascular flow
This is not confined to CFS/FM/ME, a lot of other conditions also significantly fluctuate with changes in weather and atmospheric pressure, like headaches/migraines and rheumatic pain.
Yes. I was unable to attend an appointment yesterday due to severe crash. We have had several days of storms including last night & today.
My husband has a spinal cord injury. It was explained to him by an anaesthetist that nerves need time to adjust to changes in atmospheric pressure, which is why so many peoples bung knee hurts before it rains
For me it's only a little worse before and during? I actually feel better once the rain has washed down the trees and flowers. The air feels much nicer to breathe. Then when it stops and the sun is out, the allergies hit hard.
I had always been told it had something to do with positive and negative ion ratio. So I went looking for a link that sounded similar to what I remember. I am a Tesla fan, so here's a link...
See the link for more info.
You can also try a Google Site Search
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