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What's the difference between poor circulation and raynaud's?

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Dr. Robert Vorhies
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In brief: Spasm vs obstruction

Poor circulation is a general term but commonly refers to arterial insufficiency due to vessel obstruction which is most commonly atherosclerotic disease.
Raynaud's is a condition of sympathetic disfunction that causes excessive and prolonged small vessel contraction.

In brief: Spasm vs obstruction

Poor circulation is a general term but commonly refers to arterial insufficiency due to vessel obstruction which is most commonly atherosclerotic disease.
Raynaud's is a condition of sympathetic disfunction that causes excessive and prolonged small vessel contraction.
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