Raynaud is a phenomenon that is characterized by fingers feeling numb/tingly and looking white. This is a fleeting response to cold or to wind. It occurs when the blood vessels constrict due to environmental factors or it can also occur due to emotional distress.
Avoidance! Avoid cold weather and sitting under an air conditioning vent. Wear gloves.
Medications. Calcium channel blockers are a blood pressure medication that has also been found in some patients to help with symptoms. There are side effects from the medication like headaches, swelling, dizziness, nausea, rash, fast heart rate.
So, as we embark into colder weather, keep those gloves handy!