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Tanning Therapy Raynauds
No: Tanning the skin is not known to alter raynaud's disease. Symptoms can be triggered by emotional stress and cold temperatures. During tanning, the temperature would be warm, and so would make raynaud's phenomenon less likely to occur at that time. Also, if being tanned makes one happier, there may be less emotional stress to trigger symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Other than treating the underlying condition(s) causing raynaud's symptoms, avoiding emotional stress, keeping warm, not smoking, and avoiding caffeine, some medications can help. Nifedipine, diltiazem, losartan, and prazosin have been used in patients with raynaud's phenomenon, to block vasospasm and/or relax vessels so they can dilate to let more blood flow through them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father has recurrent digital ulceration because of crest ? Is it calcinosis or raynaud's? What is the treatment to reduce pain and recurrence? Help
What treatment for ADHD would work for someone with Raynauds/circulatory problems? Have no idea what to try, my GP just doesn't care to help find out!
It would depend on: It would be best to ask your psychiatrist since medications can have cardiovascular effects. The answer to your question depends on what therapy woudl be chosen ...Read more
Amlodipine: Reynaud's disease is caused by an autoimmune condition where you have spasms of the vessels of fingers and toes. It can be treated by a family of medications called calcium channel blockers, namely amlodipine. Rheumatologists also specialize in the entire fa, ily of diseases to which raynaud's belong to and would be the specialist of choice. Keeping extremities warm also helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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