Natural Treatment Options for
Raynaud's Syndrome

Caring for Maryland and DC with Acupuncture and Natural Medicine

A CareFirst Blue Cross Preferred Provider

Content on this website is intended for general information only. For answers to your specific questions or to schedule treatment, we invite you to contact us at 301-588-5858.

Raynaud's syndrome is a condition involving decreased circulation to the hands and sometimes the feet as well. If you suffer from this condition, you are already aware that it can cause fingers to become white or discolored, resulting from impaired blood flow. The condition often seems to be related to the body's over-reactivity to stress or cold temperature. Seventy-five percent of Raynaud's cases occur in women between the ages of fifteen and forty.

Raynaud's can occur in the absence of other conditions or it can occur as a result of another condition. Raynaud's symptoms have been associated with migraine medications, smoking, chemotherapy, carpal tunnel syndrome, arterial disease, chemical exposure (especially vinyl chloride), and the use of certain hand tools in the workplace.

Simple solutions to try include wearing extra gloves in cool or cold weather, avoiding smoking, reducing the use of air conditioning, and using gloves to handle frozen food. Medications such as calcium channel blockers and alpha blockers can be used to relax blood vessels and promote normal circulation.

In addition to these strategies, several herbal and mineral options for treatment are available. We recommend that herbs and supplements be used in the context of an overall treatment plan designed and monitored by a knowledgeable licensed healthcare provider. This is important in the treatment of Raynaud's syndrome because certain supplements can act as blood thinners or may interact with medications you may be taking.

Acupuncture has also helped some of our patients with Raynaud's syndrome to find relief. If you are interested in exploring these options, we invite you to call today.

Maryland Holistics has Clinics in Ellicott City and Silver Spring

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Maryland Holistics LLC is the private practice of Eric Windsor, D.Ac., L.Ac.  Maryland Holistics is a preferred provider in the Blue Cross, CareFirst, United Healthcare, OneNet, and MDIPA networks. We also accept Cigna, Aetna, and several other insurance companies as an out-of-network provider. It is our pleasure to serve you.

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Located in Ellicott City and Silver Spring, MD

Our professional offices are designed to be an oasis for healing. Both offices are located near available parking and public transportation, and are ADA accessible.
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and Silver Spring


301-588-5858


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3525 Ellicott Mills Dr., Suite E


Ellicott City, MD 21043



1111 Spring St., Suite G5


Silver Spring, MD 20910