Specialist in Cardiovascular Surgery Instructor. Filiz Erdim, hands and fingers of blood vessels during cold and stress, temporarily exaggerating Raynaud. The appearance of the disease was prevented by opening warnings.
The temporary over-reaction of the blood vessels in the fingers and toes to a cold or stress is called Raynaud's phenomenon. For most people, this is not a serious health problem, but in some people, reduced blood flow can cause damage. Hospital Medicana Bahçelievler Specialist in Cardiovascular Surgery Instructor. Filiz Erdim Reynaud made a statement about this phenomenon.
Dr. Raynaud, Ph.D. Philiz Erdim, PhD, “In cold conditions, our body tries to protect the heat. This is due to the slowing down of blood flow in the farthest points, that is, in our hands and feet. It constricts the bloodstream, narrowing the network of small vessels, which delivers blood to these points. This is not a problem for normal people. However, in Raynaud Phenomenon, these arteries are narrowed more than usual and faster than usual. It causes numbness in the arms and legs and changes color to white-blue. It usually takes about 15 minutes. If the arteries relax and your body heats up, your fingers swell and turn red before returning to normal, ”he said.
LOSS OF TISSUE: Primary and secondary two types of so-called Raynaud said. Erdim said that Olmadan Primary Raynaud appears without the underlying disease. Symptoms are usually very mild. Secondary Raynaud is the result of another disease. As a rule, the rheumatological condition of our body affects connective tissues, such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. It is less common, but more often causes serious health problems, such as skin wounds and gangrene. Due to the decrease in blood flow to the cells and tissues in these areas, there is a loss due to the death of the tissue, ”he said.
MORE RISK OF WOMEN: 1 out of 10 people can be seen Raynaud. Most of them have a primary form. Approximately 1 person out of 100 or less has a secondary Raynaud, said Dr. Erdim, said: “Women, men carry 9 times more risk. Raynaud's people of all ages. But usually from 15 to 25 years Secondary Raynaud is more common at the age of 35 years. People with rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, and lupus are more likely to develop secondary Raynaud, and some medicines used to treat cancer, migraine, or hypertension are thought to increase Raynaud’s chance. people who use vibrating tools or are more likely to capture Raynaud & # 39 ;.