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cold fingers and toes – ABC Homeopathy Forum

37, wrinkly fingertips, slightly raw and sometimes accompanied by what feels like little postules in the skin. Nerves in the hands and particularly nerves in the feet are the furthest away from the central nervous system and the heart making them at higher risk. Just like in heat, freezing temperatures can break down insulin and cause it lose its effectiveness. Don’t rub the affected area or apply direct heat (such as from a fire or heater) because this can cause further injury. Simply spending time in an air-conditioned room can be enough to trigger symptoms. Raynaud’s is a condition caused by poor circulation, leading to painful and cold hands and feet. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Raynaud’s disease is a condition that causes some areas of your body — such as your fingers, toes, the tip of your nose and your ears — to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress”.

Blood clots can also form in small blood vessels which further reduces the chance of blood and oxygen getting to the affected tissues. Oxygenated blood gives skin a pinkish hue. Peripheral arterial disease is the name given to the condition that causes arteries to narrow and harden due to plaque buildup. Other possible treatments include pain relievers and skin patches containing the numbing medication lidocaine. population and is more common in women and people living in cold climates—are exposed to cold temps, the blood vessels in the hands and feet close (or vasoconstrict). Look for them at medical supply stores. Finally, injuries due to mechanical trauma caused by vibration (such as that associated with chain saws and jackhammers), repetitive motion (carpal tunnel syndrome), electrical shock, and exposure to extreme cold can led to the development of Raynaud’s disease.

The main concern for people with Raynaud’s is damage to your skin tissue. Pain, tingling, numbness, or burning often occurs in the affected fingers or toes. In adults, Adderall may cause changes relating to your sex drive or sexual performance.

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