Survival guide for going on holiday with Scleroderma or Raynaud's
The Summer holiday season should be an exciting time for everyone, however for those who have a condition such as Scleroderma and/or Raynaud's, the thought of going away on holiday, or even deciding where to go in the first place, can be daunting. This need not be the case with a bit of careful planning, many people living with chronic conditions manage to take overseas trips and holidays very successfully.
Before doing anything else, it would be advisable to speak to your specialist about your plans. They will be able to give you an expert opinion on whether you should travel. If necessary, your specialist may recommend that you wait until your condition settles.
Once you have the all clear for your travels, it's time to start planning. With regard to your health condition, it would be wise to take some special measures. To start with, as well as a wallet containing your passport and travel documents, it is a good idea to include some other vital items. If you're not a member and receive the magazine download our holiday survival guide and story below.