Homeopathy Medicine for Raynaud`s Disease
A young complains of one or more fingers going dead suddenly for an hour or more. This occurs symmetrically on both the sides, especially in cold weather. In a long standing case, an ulcer may form at the tip of the finger. The condition is RAYNAUD’S DISEASE.
When raynauds phenomena happens without any underlying causes, it is known as raynauds disease. Numbness and burning of the fingers usually occurs, and the pain can be severe. Between the attacks, the pulse and digits look normal. Raynauds phenomena is characterized by spasms of arteries supplying the fingers or toes. It is typically precipitated by cold and relieved by heat.
Raynaud’s disease signs and symptoms include:
- Cold fingers or toes
- Your skin’s color changes as a result of stress or cold
- when warmed up or used for stress relief, numbness, prickliness, or stinging pain
As you warm up and your circulation improves, the affected areas of your skin may turn red, throb, tingle, or swell. During a Raynaud’s attack, the affected areas of your skin typically start out turning white, then frequently turn blue and feel cold and numb.
It can also affect your nose, lips, ears, and even your nipples. After you warm up, it can take up to 15 minutes for the area to return to normal blood flow. Raynaud’s disease most frequently affects your fingers and toes.
Blood vessels in spasm
When under stress or exposure to cold, the arteries in the fingers and toes of people with Raynaud’s become narrow and temporarily restrict blood flow. Over time, these small arteries may become slightly thicker, further restricting blood flow.
Exposure to cold, such as dipping your hands in cold water, removing an item from the freezer, or breathing in cold air, is the most likely trigger of an attack. For some people, emotional stress can also cause an episode.
Primary Raynaud’s.The most common form of Raynaud’s disease, also known as primary Raynaud’s, can be so mild that many people don’t seek medical attention for it, and it may go away on its own.
Secondary Raynaud’s.The secondary form of Raynaud’s, also known as Raynaud’s phenomenon, is less frequent than the primary form but is usually more severe because it is brought on by an underlying issue.
Compared to primary Raynaud’s, secondary Raynaud’s signs and symptoms typically begin to manifest around the age of 40.
- Connective tissue diseases.Other diseases that increase the risk of Raynaud’s include lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and Sjogren’s syndrome. The majority of people who have a rare disease that results in the hardening and scarring of the skin (scleroderma) have Raynaud’s.
- Diseases of the arteries.These include a disorder that causes the blood vessels in the hands and feet to become swollen and inflamed, a buildup of plaques in the blood vessels that supply the heart, and a specific type of high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs.
- Carpal tunnel syndrome.Pressure is applied to a key hand nerve in this condition, resulting in numbness and pain in the hand and possibly increasing sensitivity to cold temperatures.
- Repetitive action or vibration.Overuse injuries can result from prolonged typing, piano practice, or other repetitive motions, as well as from using vibrating tools like jackhammers.
- Smoking.Smoking constricts blood vessels.
- Injuries to the hands or feet.Fractures in the wrist, operations, and frostbite are a few examples.
- Certain medications.These include blood vessel-narrowing medications, such as some over-the-counter cold medicines, beta blockers for high blood pressure, drugs for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, certain chemotherapy agents, and migraine medications that contain ergotamine and sumatriptan.
Primary Raynaud’s disease risk factors include:
- Sex.Men are less affected than women.
- Age.Primary Raynaud’s typically starts between the ages of 15 and 30, though anyone can develop the condition.
- Climate.Inhabitants of colder climates are also more likely to have the disorder.
- Family history.It seems that your risk of developing primary Raynaud’s is increased if you have a first-degree relative with the condition, such as a parent, sibling, or child.
Secondary Raynaud’s disease risk factors include:
- Associated diseases.Lupus and scleroderma are a couple of examples of these.
- Certain occupations.These involve activities like using vibrating tools, which can lead to repetitive trauma.
- Exposure to certain substances.This includes using tobacco products, taking blood vessel-disrupting medications, and coming into contact with particular chemicals like vinyl chloride.
Reduced blood flow to your fingers or toes may result in tissue damage, especially if secondary Raynaud’s is severe, which is uncommon.
Rarely, severe untreated cases might necessitate removing the affected part of your body. A completely blocked artery can result in sores (skin ulcers) or dead tissue, both of which can be challenging to treat.
Raynaud’s attacks can be avoided by:
Bundle up outdoors.Wear a coat with snug cuffs to go around your mittens or gloves to prevent cold air from reaching your hands when it’s cold outside by donning a hat, scarf, socks, boots, and two layers of mittens or gloves before you go outside.
If your nose tip and earlobes are sensitive to the cold, put on earmuffs and a face mask in addition to using chemical hand warmers.
Warm your car.Before you begin a cold-weather drive, turn on the car heater for a short while.
Take precautions indoors.Wear socks, gloves, mittens, or oven mitts when removing food from the fridge or freezer, and some people find it useful to put on socks and mittens before going to bed in the winter.
Set your air conditioner to a warmer temperature and drink from insulated glasses because air conditioning can precipitate attacks.
Agaricus muscariusis a well-known treatment for chilblains and frostbite, which are characterized by itching, burning band redness, trembling gait, and itching of the toes and feet that feels frozen.
Silicea terrahas burned sensation in the toes and fingers, improved by cold, and aversion to heat. Skin that is shriveled, mottled, dusky blue, and numb.
Rhus toxicodendronis better hot water for red, swollen toes and fingers that itch and burn intensely, as if pierced by hot needles, and for gangrenous ulcers on the legs that require running bloody water.
Sepia officianalisgangrene is a condition that is caused by a person having venous stasis and poor circulation.