Nutrition Express
Order 1-800-338-7979 24-hrs.

Raynaud’s Disease

Also indexed as:Raynaud Disease
Fingertips that feel tender or numb after being exposed to chilly temperatures may point to Raynaud’s disease. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
Raynaud’s Disease: Main Image
Fingertips that feel tender or numb after being exposed to chilly temperatures may point to Raynaud’s disease. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
  • Fight back with fish oil

    Reduce the severity of blood vessel spasm by taking a daily supplement supplying 4 grams of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) for 6 to 12 weeks; after that, ask your healthcare provider to recommend an amount for long-term supplementation

  • Discover inositol hexaniacinate

    With a doctor's supervision, take 3 to 4 grams a day of this form of vitamin B3 to reduce arterial spasm and improve peripheral circulation

  • Say good-bye to smoking

    Kick the habit to avoid the damaging effects of nicotine on blood flow

  • Keep in the heat

    Avoid unnecessary exposure to cold and dress warmly to prevent attacks of Raynaud’s disease

Copyright © 2014 Aisle7. All rights reserved. Aisle7.com

Learn more about Aisle7, the company.

Learn more about the authors of Aisle7 products.

The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

Nutrition Express
Order 1-800-338-7979 24-hrs.
Check out