We found a report of Botox applied to the toes of Raynaud's sufferers. While the sample size was extremely limited (three women), results are promising.
Finally some hard research to take to the boss as defense against freezing summer temps: Workers are more productive in warmer offices!
Research linking estrogen to blood flow indicates there may be a connection between estrogen and the development of Raynaud's phenomenon. If true, it would explain why the incidence of Raynaud's among women is significantly (nine times) higher than found among men. The study titled "G-protein coupled estrogen receptor-mediated non-genomic facilitatory effect of estrogen on cooling-induced
The University of Central Florida College of Medicine is currently undergoing a research study on Botox® as a treatment for Raynaud's sufferers.
THE SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS TO ALL OF OUR MEMBERS AND FOLLOWERS WHO PARTICIPATED! We're working with Capella Bioscience to help evaluate the potential for a new drug that may benefit some Raynaud's sufferers. Please read the background information below, and answer the two survey questions. We'll really appreciate your assistance with this