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Why do stress and emotional factors trigger raynaud’s episodes?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Chemical transmitter

Emotional stress, such as anger or anxiety, causes the release of chemical transmitters (called hormones if they travel through the blood, called neurotransmitters if they travel down a nerve fiber) which can increase muscle tone (including the tiny muscle fibers around arteries) or increase the likelihood of muscle fiber contraction.
.. Both of which may lead to vasospasm and raynaud's symptoms.

In brief: Chemical transmitter

Emotional stress, such as anger or anxiety, causes the release of chemical transmitters (called hormones if they travel through the blood, called neurotransmitters if they travel down a nerve fiber) which can increase muscle tone (including the tiny muscle fibers around arteries) or increase the likelihood of muscle fiber contraction.
.. Both of which may lead to vasospasm and raynaud's symptoms.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Hector Dourron
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Trigger for Raynauds

Stress is the trigger for raynauds.
It is also termed a vaso spastic disease.

In brief: Trigger for Raynauds

Stress is the trigger for raynauds.
It is also termed a vaso spastic disease.
Dr. Hector Dourron
Dr. Hector Dourron
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