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restless leg syndrome

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Leg movement: It is a syndrome whereby a person's leg either moves involuntarily or sometimes the leg moves because the person feels the need to move it as it is bo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy Lin answered
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Exercise,hot soakleg: Resless leg syndrome (rls) is considered a sleep disorder. Need to check out iron deficiency, peripheral neuropathies, renal function, and certain med ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
A few things: To say the least, there are quite a few things that cause rls. First can be genetics especially if symptoms begin earlier than age 45. Other things ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
NOT FULLY KNOWN: But do find some patients with disruption of iron stores, so, can check ferritin levels. We do find some problem with dopamine issues, and find succe ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
See your family: Dr. Your family doctor should be well-equipped to treat you for restless leg syndrome. Am sure that he or she knows the standard protocol for the trea ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
RLS: If you have an urge to move your legs due to "creepy, "crawling, " uneasy discomfort, or aching feeling especially at night that gets better with move ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Craven
19 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamin and Minerals: Often restless leg syndrome is due to various vitamin and mineral deficiencies. I recommend trying a good MVI (multivitamin) with minerals including ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Busnaina
15 years experience Psychiatry
B/n 3.9-5.5%: Here is a link on a study done on rls: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/12127170 rls is more common in women than men (hence the range). The stanf ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sleep lab: Clinical history is part of the diagnosis, but many people's report of their sleep matches up poorly with actual observational data. The most objecti ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Restless legs: Among the commonly used medications used are the class of dopaminergics. The most effective are also blockers of the neurotransmitter glutamate. Spe ... Read More

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