Dr. FAQ: Cold Weather, Cold Hands, Not Necessarily Related

As the weather finally starts to get seriously cold, we thought this would be a good time to revisit our conversation with Dr. Ginard Henry on Cold Hands Syndrome. While it seems like your frozen fingertips could be fixed by simply wearing a good pair of gloves, Cold Hands Syndrome is a real medical condition caused by a range of different diseases that restrict blood flow to extremities. It can strike at any time, not just the dark days of winter.

For more, check out our four-part video Q&A with Dr. Henry:

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Matt Wood is a senior science writer at the University of Chicago Medicine and nonfiction editor for Another Chicago Magazine.

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