Raynaud's Phenomenon - Topic Overview
You may be able to
prevent Raynaud's attacks with these home treatment tips:
- Remember to keep your body warm at all times.
- Wear mittens or gloves when it is cold outside.
potholders or oven mitts when you get something from the refrigerator or
- Keep your feet warm by wearing wool or synthetic socks
rather than pure cotton socks.
- Try running warm water over your
hands. It can increase blood flow to them.
If you can't control your symptoms with home treatment,
your doctor may give you a medicine called a calcium channel blocker. This may
increase blood flow to your hands and feet and relieve symptoms.
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June 30, 2010
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