Raynaud’s Member Tips – Fall 2013

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    Lynn WundermanFrostie
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    Olivia (Facebook Fan) posted her tips for outdoor running in colder months on our Facebook Fan Page:  “I try to keep my upper body and arms as warm as
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    Lisa.raymond.180Lisa Raymond
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    I find it difficult to clean my house with fingerless gloves on. They get wet or dirty and my fingers still hurt and turn white. Is there any other type of glove that I can wear around the house and still get my work done? Also, one of my favorite products for m feet is ordinary rice. I pour rice into an old, but no holes, sock. Tie off the top and then pop in the microwave for 2 minutes. I then put it at the foot of my bed under the covers to warm the sheets before I go to bed. I also use the rice socks when I am watching TV or reading. I just put them over my feet and it warms my whole lower body. If I could just find something for my hands…

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    KarenKaren
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    Hi Lisa Raymond and welcome to the forum.

    You might want to try wearing nitrile(surgical) gloves underneath thin glove liners, or the white cotton gloves found in beauty supply stores. These types of gloves are thin enough so that you can still feel what you’re handling and should the gloves get wet, the surgical ones will keep your hands dry and less prone to attack.

    Just a thought.

    #4565
    GailsmailGailsmail
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    Have you tried gardening gloves?  They’re rubberized on the finger tips and cotton on the back.  You can get them in different weights from quite fine to thermal.  I use them in the garden and have 3 pairs depending on the weather.  The lightest ones are good for fine work out there.  The heavy ones are bulkier.  I don’t know if I’d want to use them for housework.

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