RAYNAUD'S SYNDROME

WHY YOU SHOULD PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR FINGERS DURING WINTER

Published By Livemint | 07 Dec, 2022

With the temperature gradually dropping, many winter-related illnesses are on the rise

Raynaud's syndrome is  vascular disorder in which small blood vessels constrict in response to cold

 If your fingers become numb and painful, see a doctor

With proper care and treatment, the disease can be controlled

Using gloves to keep your fingers warm can help manage the condition

While medicine can help, some medications should only be taken after consulting a specialist

If condition does not improve after medication, you may be advised to have surgery