- Cold and painful fingers could be a sign of Raynaud's
- About one-third of people with primary Raynaud's have an immediate relative with the disorder
- Anyone can develop Raynaud's, but it is more common in women
To say my body doesn't do well in the cold is an understatement. When the temperature drops, my fingers freeze, and often turn deep red, followed by white. On especially exciting days, they'll look a little blue. "Cold hands, warm heart," my mom used to tell me.