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Doctor insights on: Are There Exercises That Can Help With Rls

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Are there exercises that can help with rls?

Are there exercises that can help with rls?

Not really: Tiring yourself out may not help the feeling of rls. In fact, fatigue can actually aggravate it. Stretching the legs, massage, warm baths can be helpful. Most people will have temporary relief by walking. If the RLS delays your sleep enough to cause sleep deprivation or if it is ruining your ability to relax, consider talking to your doctor. ...Read more

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Help, what type of exercises can I do to control my restless legs syndrome?

Help, what type of exercises can I do to control my restless legs syndrome?

See below: Treatment of restless legs syndrome (rls) focuses on medications and treating the underlying medical issue, if present. But, if you can, gentle stretching exercises involving the feet and calves may help. ...Read more

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What are some homeopathic things that can help with RLS (restless leg sydrome) and compressed neurapathy?

What are some homeopathic things that can help with RLS (restless leg sydrome) and compressed neurapathy?

"Homeopathic" things: By "homeopathic, " some people mean nutritional things -- even though that's not homeopathy. In some cases, nutritional deficiencies in iron, magnesium, folate, (folic acid) and b vitamins may worsen symptoms. If this is you, replenishment may help. Actual homeopathic treatment is very comprehensive, & for your complaint requires a complete assessment to prescribe the 1 remedy effective for you & your symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes RLS ?

What causes RLS ?

RLS cause unknown: We do not know the cause of most cases of restless legs syndrome. However, low iron stores can cause it. So can neuropathies (nerve problems), kidney disease, spinal cord injuries. In most cases there is no known cause. ...Read more

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How to avoid rls?

How to  avoid rls?

Behavioral: This condition runs in families but can also be related to medical issues and medications. Know the medications that aggravate which include antihistamines, caffeine/stimulants, antidepressants and Dopamine antagonists. Low iron, 12 and thyroid are common medical problems that can cause. ...Read more

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How can you ease rls?

How can you ease rls?

RLS: Rls, or restless legs syndrome is a rather common condition -- start with a visit to the doctor for exam and labwork (ferritin, etc.) there are a host of medications that may help, and rumor has it, that placing a bar of soap between the sheets in your bed can also help your symptoms (odd, but true!). ...Read more

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What can I do to ease rls?

What can I do to ease rls?

Don't forget veins: Besides the things that dr. Nguyen mentioned, RLS is also associated with varicose veins and venous insufficiency. This is an often overlooked cause of RLS symptoms. If you have RLS and you have varicose veins, you would do well to see a phelbologist (vein specialist). ...Read more

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Does add contribute to rls?

Does add contribute to rls?

Correlate: Adhd does not necessarily contribute to rls, but they have been found to correlate with each other; so someone with adhd may be more likely to have rls. What complicated this more is the fact that the medications for adhd, such as ritalin, (methylphenidate) can contribute to RLS symptoms increasing. If you are taking a stimulant during the day, may want to take it earlier in day to help avoid increased rls. ...Read more