Hot, humid weather can cause ankles to swell, according to Doctor Tipster. In hot weather, some parts of the body retain water, which is most noticeable in the ankles and feet. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Humid, subtropical climates occur where four factors intersect: latitude between 20 and 40 degrees north or south, onshore movement of humid air masses in summer and cyclonic storms in winter. Humid, subtropical climates... More » Science

Consistent, excessive body heat can be attributed to several factors. The most notable factors include body metabolism, convection, conduction and radiation, according to the Chicago Tribune. More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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