Raynaud's Phenomenon - Causes - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment
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Raynaud's Monitor Tracks Symptoms
The Ambulatory Raynaud's Monitor is a miniature device being tested to help physicians track Raynaud's symptoms and the effectiveness of treatment. The monitor wraps around a patient's finger while being secured with a bandage or medical tape.
Facts About Raynaud's Phenomenon - Raynaud's Disease
Raynaud's phenomenon is an arthritis-related condition. As a primary condition, it is referred to as Raynaud's disease.
Raynaud's Phenomenon Screening Quiz
Raynaud's phenomenon can occur as a primary condition or secondary condition (for example, along with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma). The primary characteristic is cold and discolored fingers and toes.
Guide to Raynaud's Phenomenon
A three-part guide to the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Raynaud's phenomenon, a disorder that affects the blood vessels in the fingers, toes, ears, and nose. Raynaud's phenomenon can be primary, or secondary to other conditions such as scleroderma, lupus, mixed connective tissue disease, Sjogren's syndrome, dermatomyositis, and polymyositis.
Understanding Raynaud's Disorder
Raynaud's disorder can exist as a primary condition or in congruence with an underlying disease.
What Is Raynaud's Phenomenon?
A quick overview of Raynaud's phenomenon.
In Raynaud's phenomenon, exposure to the cold or strong emotions trigger blood vessel spasms that result in interruption of blood flow to the fingers, toes, ears, and nose. Raynaud's phenomenon can occur without any other associated symptoms or disease.
Raynaud's Phenomenon (Image)
Raynaud's phenomenon is characterized by blood vessel spasms in the fingers, toes, ears or nose, usually brought on by exposure to cold. Raynaud's phenomenon and Raynaud's disease, a similar disorder, may be associated with autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and scleroderma.
Cold Stimulation Test for Raynauds
This cold stimulation test is a screening tool for Raynaud's. A heat sensor is taped to your fingers and the temperature is recorded. Your hand is then immersed in ice water for 20 seconds. Then it is removed from the bath and the temperature recorded every 5 minutes until your finger temperature is the same as it was before the bath.
Raynaud's Phenomenon: Treatment With Thermal Biofeedback
Thermal biofeedback has a great track record. For people with Raynaud's Disease, thermal biofeedback training is successful 80 to 90% of the time. Effects continue to be shown at one year and three year follow-ups, from ByRegion Network.
Comprehensive look at the various treatment options for Raynaud's, from Scelorderma A to Z.
A look at Raynaud's in the workplace, from CCOHS.