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Take the Raynaud’s Quiz

Raynaud's disease or phenomenon is a disorder that affects a person’s blood vessels in the fingers, and sometimes the toes. Learn more about this disorder by taking this quiz.

1. If you have Raynaud's phenomenon, you will know it because because your skin changes color when you are exposed to cold.
2. For people with Raynaud's phenomenon, their fingers and toes turn white because of a lack of iron.
3. Raynaud's phenomenon only occurs when your body overreacts to cold temperatures.
4. Stress can also trigger an attack of Raynaud's phenomenon.
5. Raynaud's phenomenon affects mostly women older than 50.
6. Raynaud's occurs only if you have other health conditions.
7. People with Raynaud's should avoid going outdoors in cold weather.
8. People with Raynaud's should wear mittens when removing items from the refrigerator or freezer.
9. It's possible to avoid attacks by learning biofeedback techniques.
Online Medical Reviewer: Horowitz, Diane, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Sather, Rita, RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Turley, Raymond Kent, MSN, RN
Date Last Reviewed: 8/1/2020
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