Why does osteochondrosis worsen in autumn and spring? Symptoms of osteochondrosis
Why does osteochondrosis worsen in autumn and spring? With changes in atmospheric pressure, spinal osteochondrosis worsens during the off-season, especially if it has previously been inflamed.
Let’s look at which parts of the spine are aggravated and when, so that you can prevent the disease. Symptoms of osteochondrosis.
Spring warming – lumbar spine pain worsens.
In winter – lower thoracic and lumbosacral. Due to infectious diseases and hypothermia that lower the immune system.
Midwinter and summer. In the heat of summer, the cervical and thoracic spine are most often inflamed. In frosty weather, the lower back is aggravated.
Colder weather in the autumn is characterised by chills when the weather changes. Previously inflamed parts of the spine worsen.
When does the cervical osteochondrosis worsen?
Can present in the shoulder, chest and back.
Sensation of numbness in the face.
Sensation of tingling and goosebumps.
If the vertebral artery is hit, the pain may go to the temples, back of the head and above the eyebrow.
Exacerbation of thoracic osteochondrosis in women and men after 30 years of age.
There may be aching pain in the side and back. Can be radiating to shoulder and sternum, upper abdomen and shoulder blades.
If the lower thoracic vertebrae are involved, the pelvic organs may be affected.
When does lumbar osteochondrosis worsen? Symptoms of osteochondrosis
You experience a pulling pain which may extend to the hip. The groin area becomes less sensitive and the sciatic nerve becomes inflamed (sciatica).
Incontinence of stool and urine and severe constipation may occur. The gait may change and a limp may occur. There may be pain in the leg from hip to foot
Disc deterioration is a natural part of ageing.
Osteochondrosis may occur in up to 20 years of age. Further on, the rates only increase with age.
It is therefore important to detect it in its early stages, so that osteochondrosis does not give rise to complications. You should seek advice and not delay.
Previously, I explained where can osteochondrosis affect people and what is the best way to diagnose it? (MRI or CT scan or X-ray)
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