Scleroderma also called as systemic sclerosis is a continual autoimmune state of the connective tissue that features the thickening of the skin, diseases of the blood vessels, spontaneous scarring and so on. Scleroderma is classified into two groups namely limited and diffused. There are different types of scleroderma symptoms and the skin problems are the primarily symptoms of the ailment.
Thickening and hardening of the skin of the hands, feet and face, discoloration or marks of the skin, increased feeling to temperature and cold, incapable of stretching the skin, shiny and tight skin in the toes, fingers and mouth in particular etc are some of the symptoms of Scleroderma. Besides skin, the eyes, muscles, bones and joints problems, internal organs problem, breathing problem, digestive track problems etc are also some of the Scleroderma symptoms. However the ailment can be treated naturally.
One of the best ways to combat scleroderma is by stopping the habit of smoking. Most of us are aware of the fact that smoking is responsible for the narrowing as well as the contraction of the blood vessels. The nicotine that is present in the tobacco is by and large responsible for the contraction of the blood vessels. Hence the life can be made much more comfortable with the kicking of the habit.
The environmental factors play a vital role in the combating of the ailment. Exposure to certain chemical agents, drugs, plastics, silicones etc are responsible for the induction of scleroderma among the individuals. Hence it is best to keep away from these elements as much as possible.
Regular exercise is not only healthy for the body but also improves the circulation of the mind and the body of the sufferer. Besides this, daily exercise helps to reduce the stiffness of the body and thereby uphold the overall suppleness of the body. Hence daily exercise is a must for the successful and efficient combating of the ailment.
Staying Bundled Up
Wear gloves and keep the face, hands and head covered at the time of cold. It really provides ample relief to the person suffering from Scleroderma and help in the warding off the discomfort that is experienced at the time of suffering from the disease.