Tips For Surviving Winter With Raynaud's

People who suffer from Raynaud's syndrome experience a chronic condition of the blood flow in the body’s extremities, which occurs when exposed to colder temps. These body parts become suddenly cold, numb, white, or eventually even blue. Today Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, is sharing tips to make dealing with this condition during the colder months. 

Living with Raynaud’s doesn’t mean you have to surrender your favorite outdoor activities. Most of what you learned about cold-weather worries applies to lessening or preventing the severity of a Raynaud’s attack.

Here are some strategies for managing the condition while still having some fun outdoors:

Other strategies for minimizing the severity and length of a Raynaud’s episode include:

You will find that some methods work better for you than others, and over time learn to manage the condition so you can still enjoy your outside time. If you are living with Raynaud’s syndrome and you have questions about how to manage your symptoms in the colder months, contact the office of Dr. Hubert Lee at CarePlus Foot & Ankle Specialists in Bellevue, WA, today (425) 455-0936 to schedule a consultation.

Dr. Hubert Lee

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