Coventry and Warwickshire Cardiovascular Network – Library – Live Well

Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather.

Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather.


Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather.

Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. Top tip: Don’t smoke or drink caffeine (they can both worsen symptoms) and always wear warm gloves, socks and shoes when going out in cold weather. In severe cases, medication can help, but most people live with their symptoms. In severe cases, medication can help, but most people live with their symptoms. Fingers can go white, then blue, then red, and throb and tingle. Fingers can go white, then blue, then red, and throb and tingle.

Fingers can go white, then blue, then red, and throb and tingle. Raynaud’s phenomenon is a common condition that makes your fingers and toes change colour and become very painful in cold weather. Raynaud’s phenomenon is a common condition that makes your fingers and toes change colour and become very painful in cold weather. Raynaud’s phenomenon is a common condition that makes your fingers and toes change colour and become very painful in cold weather. Wrap up warm when you go out and wear a hat, scarf and gloves. Wrap up warm when you go out and wear a hat, scarf and gloves. Heat the main rooms you use to at least 18C and use a hot water bottle or electric blanket to keep warm in bed.

Top tip: Stay warm in your home. Your heart also has to work harder to maintain body heat when it’s cold. This may be because cold snaps increase blood pressure and put more strain on the heart. Heart attacks are more common in winter. Heart attacks are more common in winter.