Raynaud’s Syndrome


Raynaud’s Syndrome is a condition characterized by blood vessels in the hands and feet that spasm and temporarily cut off blood flow to the digits, most commonly found among otherwise healthy women ages 20-40; people with Raynaud’s have a higher risk for infection due to poor circulation in their extremities during a spasm.

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Under the Microscope: Raynaud’s Syndrome

August 1, 2012

Raynaud’s Syndrome is a constriction of the blood vessels brought on by cold or stress that causes a discoloration of the fingers and toes.

What Is Raynaud's Disease?

August 1, 2009

Nail technicians should be aware of Raynaud's Disease which produces a stark change in the look of fingers and toes.

Raynaud’s Phenomenon: A Tale of Two Clients

April 1, 2002

Looks aren’t everything when it comes to a client’s health: To know which ones have Raynaud’s Phenomenon, you need to ask. And you do need to ask, as two clients’ tales will tell.

The Nail Doctor: Splinter Hemorrhages Are Bleeding Under the Nail

August 1, 1999

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