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Effects of Cocoa on Vascular Function and Symptoms in Raynaud's Phenomenon

28 August 2019

The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of daily consumption of cocoa or placebo during winter in those who experience Raynaud’s phenomenon. For more information see: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/news/pressreleases/2018/october/can-a-dose-of-strong-cocoa-help-people-with-raynaud's-disease.aspx


  •  Female and Males experiencing symptoms of Raynaud's phenomenon (tip of the fingers or toes turn white)
  •  Aged between 18-60 years
  •  Able to attend the laboratory in Nottingham on 4 occasions
  •  Not taking medication for Raynaud's symptoms

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This study has received full ethical approval from Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences Research Ethics Committee, University of Nottingham

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