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Living in a cold climate with raynaud's, what can I do?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Always plan ahead

Cold temperatures are a main cause of raynaud's phenomenon, so cold weather can trigger symptoms.
If a person has only mild symptoms, he can keep his hands, feet, face, and ears warm with well-insulated clothing. The newest gadgets (such as heated gloves and heated socks) from winter sports stores may help. Using portable heaters, pre-warming the car, keeping dry, etc..., are helpful ideas.

In brief: Always plan ahead

Cold temperatures are a main cause of raynaud's phenomenon, so cold weather can trigger symptoms.
If a person has only mild symptoms, he can keep his hands, feet, face, and ears warm with well-insulated clothing. The newest gadgets (such as heated gloves and heated socks) from winter sports stores may help. Using portable heaters, pre-warming the car, keeping dry, etc..., are helpful ideas.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Protection

Gloves when outside or picking from fridge or freezer warmers- some nice disposable packets pre warm car etc some benefit with vasodilators.

In brief: Protection

Gloves when outside or picking from fridge or freezer warmers- some nice disposable packets pre warm car etc some benefit with vasodilators.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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