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A 48-year-old member asked:

How do i deal with restless leg syndrome?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Restless leg: Several remedies are available. Best to see a neurologist for evaluation & treatment.
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A 38-year-old member asked:

How can you cure restless leg syndrome?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 53 years experience
Restless legs: Among the commonly used medications used are the class of dopaminergics. The most effective are also blockers of the neurotransmitter glutamate. Speak to your doctor about them.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

What are the tests for restless leg syndrome?

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Dr. Ted King
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Clinical diagnosis: If these are all true for you, you have rls: 1. A desire to move the limbs usually associated with discomfort or disagreeable sensations in the limbs; 2. You move to relieve the discomfort or to provide a counter-stimulus to relieve the discomfort; 3. Your symptoms are worse at rest with at least temporary relief by activity; 4. Your symptoms are worse later in the day or at night. No tests needed.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

What can be done for restless leg syndrome?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
See a doctor: There are good medications on the market to help restless leg syndrome.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

How can you avoid restless leg syndrome?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Avoid triggers: If you have rls, avoid triggers both medically and medications. Avoid stimulants (nicotine, caffeine, etc) and if you have medical condition that makes it worse - treat it (i.e. Iron deficiency, thyroid problems, vit b/folate deficiencies).
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A 45-year-old member asked:

How do I know if I have restless leg syndrome?

4 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jonathan Shedler
Clinical Psychology 16 years experience
Involuntary movement: You can find info here: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/restless_legs/restless_legs.Htm.
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