Professional Gardener Explains How Scleroderma and Raynaud’s Affect Her Work

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This video from Scleroderma and Raynaud’s UK is about Sue Dryden, a professional landscape gardener who has worked at the prestigious Hampton Court Palace in Surrey, England, and the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show.

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Sue suffers from scleroderma, Raynaud’s syndrome and pulmonary fibrosis and she explains how these conditions affect how she approaches her work. Working outside most of the time, Sue is obviously affected by weather extremes and needs to take different measures to protect herself from cold, wet, and hot weather and her lung conditions mean that pollen can be a big problem for her in the spring and summer.

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