skin becoming pale, cold,
and losing sensation
bruising with accompanying
pain and numbness
redness with a hot, burning sensation,
even slight swelling
Public speakers and people who work in stressful conditions or experience stress outside of work are prone to Raynaud's phenomenon. Blushing, often associated with nervousness while speaking in public, or cold hands in stressful situations, are the first symptoms of the disease.
Cold store workers in the food processing industry, such as the fish and meat processing sector, are prone to these symptoms. Long-term exposure to low temperatures may cause arterial spasms and lead to limb hypoxia.
People from the Scandinavian countries and other regions with subarctic climate are exposed to low temperatures every day, which makes them more prone to such symptoms and Raynaud's syndrome. Women living in such areas are more prone to this condition than men.
From 2017, Sanatorium Uzdrowiskowe Augustów will provide diagnosis and treatment for Raynaud's syndrome sufferers. A team of specialist doctors and physiotherapists will carry out comprehensive diagnostic tests and provide all-round, individual rehabilitation as the only medical centre in Poland offering this innovative diagnostic and rehabilitation treatment method developed especially for this condition.