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Raynaud's Disease

What is Raynaud's Disease?

Raynaud's Disease is a disorder characterized by some areas of the body, including fingers, toes, the nose, and ears to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress.

 

Raynaud's Disease is a disorder characterized by some areas of the body, including fingers, toes, the nose, and ears to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress.
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Massage therapy/ Chiropractor?? Created by Larry
Last updated 9 Oct 2014, 11:12 PM

Posted by Kat201
9 Oct 2014, 11:12 PM

Hi Larry I take Nifedipine which really makes a difference to my Raynauds. I was on it a good 6 months though before it really kicked in. Never tried massage for this though and not sure if chiropractor can help sorry. Katrina

Posted by Larry
8 Oct 2014, 02:15 AM

I want to report that 6 massage sessions over a period of 6 weeks did not help my Raynauds one bit. The therapist massaged areas of my upper body that she said might help with the circulation in my hands. I am reluctant to try chiropractic because of this. Larry

Posted by kerrycore
17 Jul 2014, 01:53 AM

Larry, Do you have stiffness with your Raynauds? You may want to talk with a neurologist for other related diseases like myotonia congenita, paramyotonia congenita, etc. I have Raynauds and paramyotonia congenita. Massage therapy and chiropractors didn't work. You need to try to stay warm. The easiest way to stay warm is heat your body core - drink warm fluids, wear gloves/scarf/hat. I take diltiazem (cardizem) which eases my Raynauds symptoms - it is always a higher dose in the winter time. I hope this helps.

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Cold Fingers Created by Tessa
Last updated 16 Apr 2014, 04:50 AM

Posted by brandy
16 Apr 2014, 04:50 AM

I have redness around the nails. As I understand it, the redness is caused by unusually shaped blood vessels which have shown a correlation to pulmonary hypertension.

Posted by Tessa
26 Feb 2014, 09:22 PM

Does anyone have just one finger that seems to get cold first and last longer than the others. Are you noticing redness around the nails? Just curious.

Livedo Reticularis Created by tash
Last updated 13 Mar 2014, 06:36 AM

Posted by tash
13 Mar 2014, 06:36 AM

I have Raynauds & Livedo Reticularis and was diagnosed with Sneddons after 3 strokes from the age of 33.

Iloprost infusions Created by Kat201
Last updated 2 Nov 2010, 12:05 AM

Posted by Kat201
2 Nov 2010, 12:05 AM

After having ulcerated fingertips last year my consultant has recommended iloprost infusions this winter. Has anybody had any success with this?

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Massage therapy/ Chiropractor??

Created by Larry | Last updated 9 Oct 2014, 11:12 PM

Cold Fingers

Created by Tessa | Last updated 16 Apr 2014, 04:50 AM

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