Autoimmune Disease, awareness, Health, raynaud's phenomenon

5 Things You NEED to Know About Raynaud’s Disease

October is Raynaud's Awareness Month. Raynaud's phenomenon is triggered by cold or stress causing blood vessels in the extremities to spasm. It is quite common and may be an early warning sign of serious illness, here are 5 Things YOU Need to Know about Raynaud's.

Advertisements
Autoimmune Disease, Health, Product Review, Raynaud's Hacks, raynaud's phenomenon, Self-Care

Practical Spring and Fall Gloves for Raynaud’s Protection

Product Review: Spring and Fall Gloves for Frosties: protect fingers from Raynaud's episodes and allow you to operate electronic device touchscreens and have grips for driving and picking up smooth objects. HEAD Ultrafit running gloves.

Apheresis, Attitude, Autoimmune Disease, Chronic Illness, Health, optimism, Perspective, Philosophic, plasma exchange, positive, scleroderma, Self-Care, Systemic Sclerosis

Apheresis: Access, Dogs and Perspective – or What I Did Last Summer Part III

Like many people with autoimmune diseases, I receive therapeutic plasma exchange treatments. It is, however, less common for folks with scleroderma. Because I go to the Apheresis clinic twice per week this summer I tried to get a new port for access.