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How do you get rid of restless legs syndrome with vitamins or herbs?

How do you get rid of restless legs syndrome with vitamins or herbs?

Probably not..: Have written several answers to queries about rls. But, to reiterate, low k+, low mg+, poor sleep state leading to muscle fatigue....There r many things that people think can be cured by h&s's, but can't, and often presume that a physician, even well trained and respected, cannot offer solution to their 'unique problem', of which there are likely none. Question today is can u find a doc who listens! ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Restless Legs Syndrome (Definition)

Restless leg syndrome is a disorder in which there is an urge or need to move the legs ...Read more


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How can I get rid of restless leg syndrome?

How can I get rid of restless leg syndrome?

See your provider.: Make sure you don't have low iron. There are medications which can help. ...Read more

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Are restless legs linked to the hypermobility in my legs? How do I get rid of them?

It depends: Restless legs syndrome is a movement disorder typically associated with movements of the legs at night. It is typically treated by neurologists or sleep specialists. If there are feelings of restless legs during the day, it can be a number of different things, from metabolic aspects to medications. Your doctor may be able to review this with you to help assess potential causes. ...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 can I do to improve the symptoms of restless leg syndrome?

What can I do to improve the symptoms of restless leg syndrome?

Many things: Firstly make sure you are not on medications that can cause or worsen rls, like antihistamines and some psychiatric medications. Secondly, make sure you are not iron deficient (a blood test). Lastly, there are medications - Mirapex and requip, (ropinirole) that can help directly, and other medications (like Klonopin or opioids) that can help as well, altho they cause physical dependency and are not 1st choice. ...Read more

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I have lipomas, how can I prevent more from returning or get rid of them with alternative medicine?

I have lipomas, how can I prevent more from returning or get rid of them with alternative medicine?

Not much helps: Lipomas are benign fatty "tumors" which are harmless and quite common. Genes determine who is likely to get a lot of them. There is no current preventative medication or treatment allopathic or alternative that i know of, but the treatment is pretty simple. They are often easily removed in an outpatient surgical procedure with local anesthesia when needed. If they don't hurt, leave them alone. ...Read more

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I'm sick of not being able to sleep due to restless leg syndrome please help what can I do? The bar of soap and warm baths nor stretching helps.

I'm sick of not being able to sleep due to restless leg syndrome please help what can I do? The bar of soap and warm baths nor stretching helps.

See PCP/Neurologist: 20 y/o Female says, I'm sich of not being able to sleep due to restless leg syndrome please help what I can do. The bar of soap and warm baths nor stretching helps. Since it sounds like one is trying alternate remedies it's time to see one's PCP or Neurologist for complete Physical, Reassessment/ Diagnosis confirmation/ & initiation of Pharmaceutical treatment as these tend to work better. ...Read more

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How do I massage my own leg to relieve restless leg syndrome in order to get some sleep. What else can I also do?

How do I massage my own leg to relieve restless leg syndrome in order to get some sleep. What else can I also do?

Medical therapy: I suggest a comprehensive medical examination and blood testing. Many excellent medications are available for RLS. PLease consult your treating physician. ...Read more

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Therapy or get medicine: what do I do to get rid of my mental depression illness?

Therapy or get medicine: what do I do to get rid of my mental depression illness?

Depression treatment: It depends on the severity. If you find that your depression is more situational or mild i would suggest trying therapy first. If your depression is adversely impacting your ability to function, i would suggest trying medication. Usually for moderate to severe depression, a combination of medication and therapy is beneficial. ...Read more

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What meds can I take to make the effects of restless leg syndrome less prominent?

Several options: Rls can be treated in a variety of ways. The first thing to check for is iron deficiency anemia. If you are iron deficient, then iron supplementation may be all you need to improve your RLS symptoms. Other classes of medications used include low doses of a narcotic, such as morphine, or Dopamine agonists such as Requip (ropinirole) or mirapex. ...Read more

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Do you know of over-the-counter medications i can take to help with my irritable bowel syndrome?

Do you know of over-the-counter medications i can take to help with my irritable bowel syndrome?

IBS can be either : Constipation dependent or diarrhea dependent. The choice of meds will depend on your symptomology. You can take over the counter meds depending on which symptoms are more prevalent in your case. Keep in mind its a diagnosis of exclusion. Dont diagnose yourself and see a physician to rule out any other causes. ...Read more

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How do i get better my symptoms of burning mouth syndrome? Some advice whether i should take medicine?

How do i get better my symptoms of burning mouth syndrome? Some advice whether i should take medicine?

BMS: Please see a local Periodontist, Oral Surgeon or Oral Pathologist to discuss this. There is no general rule we can give you without knowing your complete medical and dental history, etc. This requires a one on one exam and consultation. ...Read more

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What drugs do you recommend to ease restless legs syndrome effects?

What drugs do you recommend to ease restless legs syndrome effects?

Restless legs: Over half of patients with restless legs actually have vein disease. If you have varicose i would even be more suspicious your problem is vein related. Before resorting to medication, may be worth having an ultrasound looking for superficial vein problems. ...Read more

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I need help, any suggestions of how to get rid of the hiccups, other than breath holdling or having someone?

I need help, any suggestions of how to get rid of the hiccups, other than breath holdling or having someone?

Hiccups, treatment: In addition to holding the breath, (unproven) options include straining down as if to have a difficult bowel movement (valsalva maneuver), sipping cold water, and pulling the knees up towards the chest then leaning forward. If hiccups are frequent, then it may be due to an underlying problem like heartburn/acid reflux. Treatment with an over-the-counter acid reducer may help in that case. ...Read more

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I have complex migrains. I have tried all types on OTC meds to get rid of myigrains. What is a quick way to get rid of them.

I have complex migrains. I have tried all types on OTC meds to  get rid of myigrains. What is a quick way to get rid of them.

Suggest Neuro Eval: I would recommend a neurological evaluation as you mention you have complex migraines, and this should not be managed by otc medications. ...Read more

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Which exercises do experts commonly recommend to get rid of stomach fat?

Which exercises do experts commonly recommend to get rid of stomach fat?

Belly fat: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas. Exercise can be used to firm, tone and sculpt. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of raynaud's syndrome?

How can I get rid of raynaud's syndrome?

Treat the causes: Other than treating the underlying condition(s) causing raynaud's symptoms, avoiding emotional stress, keeping warm, not smoking, and avoiding caffeine, some medications can help. Nifedipine, diltiazem, losartan, and prazosin have been used in patients with raynaud's phenomenon, to block vasospasm and/or relax vessels so they can dilate to let more blood flow through them. ...Read more

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How to get rid of glossophobia without medications , and if I had to take medications do I need a doctors description?

How to get rid of glossophobia without medications , and if I had to take medications do I need a doctors description?

Glossophobia. : While medications in general would require a doctors prescription, you might be better served with therapy. Desensitization may help you to overcome this fear. ...Read more

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How do you treat/get rid of a BV? Besides seeing a doctor, what can I do at home to get rid of it or calm it down?

How do you treat/get rid of a BV? Besides seeing a doctor, what can I do at home to get rid of it or calm it down?

Why not see doctor?: If sexually active, stop sex for a few weeks or use condoms consistently. BV isn't considered an STD, but often triggered by sex (but treating partners doesn't help). Some women say probiotics help, but research doesn't shownbenefit. But why not see doc for prescription for metronidazole, tinidazole, or clindamycin, usually effective. And you should be tested for STDs, which can trigger BV. ...Read more

Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Restless Leg Syndrome (Definition)

A condition causing an uncontrollable urge ...Read more