Many people who have clicked on this article likely don’t even know what Raynaud’s Phenomenon is. And that’s okay – it’s a semi regular problem (it’s estimated that up to 10% of people deal with it), and it’s not incredibly dangerous, but it is something that you want to keep an eye on, especially if you are fighting off the symptoms and flares that come with fibromyalgia.
Raynaud's Phenomenon - Cedars-Sinai rythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR). This blood test determines the rate at which red blood cells settle to the bottom of a tube. A faster-than-normal rate may signal an inflammatory or autoimmune disease. Autoimmune diseases are commonly associated with Raynaud's.