Dr. Bill Cruce Specializing in Limb Salvage Wounds Foot and Ankle Surgery

Raynaud's Disease

Raynaud's Disease

Raynaud's Disease is a disorder that affects the hands and feet. It is caused by contraction of the smooth muscles controlling the small arteries supplying circulation into the hands and feet. This contraction, called a vasospasm, makes the arteries so small that they restrict blood flow. Exposure to cold temperature can often bring on a vasospasm.

Raynaud's Disease has no known cause and is most common in young women. Staying warm and exercising regularly to maintain healthy blood circulation throughout the body can help offset the disease.

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(816) 887-0336,  2330 Meyer Blvd Ste T101, Kansas City, MO. 64132

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