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Raynaud Phenomenon (cont.)

Self-Care at Home

Prevention is the best treatment.

  • Avoid exposure to cold environments if possible.
  • Wear warm clothing over hands, feet, and the entire body.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothing in layers.
  • Avoid prolonged vibration to fingers.
  • Stop smoking or never start.
  • Learn methods to control stress.
  • Avoiding drinking too many caffeine-containing beverages.
  • If you already have Raynaud's phenomenon, take care of your feet and guard them against injury. Avoid walking barefoot and do not wear tight garments or socks which limit blood flow to the hands and feet.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/27/2015
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