Many people with scleroderma suffer from neuropathy and Raynaud’s in the winter. In this video from Rainbow in Bloom, the vlogger shares some of her hacks for coping with the cold winter weather and avoiding some of the symptoms of scleroderma-associated conditions.
She also touches on some of the issues that women of color have with scleroderma. She suggests that black women tend to be diagnosed at an earlier age and the condition is often more severe in black people than Caucasians. She explains that often skin pigment discoloration can be more noticeable for black women and they may experience more problems using make-up to disguise the pigmentation.
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