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Raynauds phenomenon

Symptoms, Aches & Pains
April 8, 2019

Why do women get cold more easily than men?

There’s a reason why men are always draping their coats over women’s shoulders in movies, and often in real life. And no, it’s not (just) in the name of romance. Turns out that on average, women are more sensitive to the cold than men are.
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Blood conditions
November 30, 2018

Cold hands? It could be Raynaud’s phenomenon

Commonly known as RP, Raynaud’s phenomenon is a condition where the blood vessels in your fingers and toes overreact to cold temperatures or stress. RP may also affect other areas of your body like your nose, lips, ears and even nipples. For many people, RP isn’t a serious condition, but for some, the reduced blood flow can cause damage. Key symptoms include: Cold fingers and toes. Temperature changes in your skin in response to cold or stress. A numb, prickly feeling or stinging pain when warming up feeling stress relief. RP also results in vasospasm. This is the discolouration of…
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