The Porous Flood-Proof Asphalt

It’s going to rain, I can feel it in the bones You heard it (or said it) just before the last shower. But is there a correlation between rheumatic pain and bad weather? Studies in this field have not identified a broad and solid scientific link, although a link has been demonstrated in some specific areas. In 2007, for example, a study of 200 patients with knee osteoarthritis showed that there is a link between atmospheric pressure and pain. When the pressure drops, as it happens before a storm, the tissues of our body – rich in fluids and therefore subject to atmospheric imbalances – tend to swell, and this can cause pain in already inflamed areas or irritate nerve endings. What is the smell of rain due to?

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