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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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Akathisia (Definition)

The best way to consider akathisia is to imagine the need to move. Patients with this condition have major problems sitting still. They have a need to move. This can be a side effect of medication, may be associated with disease such as parkinsons, or may be a normal variant. Most doctors use it it describe the ...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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Sir, I am suffering frm Restless leg syndrome & Feel lyk legs pulling whn slpng. I do night shifts & walk more.Is it the reason,How to get rid of it?

Sir, I am suffering frm Restless leg syndrome & Feel lyk legs pulling whn slpng.  I do night shifts & walk more.Is it the reason,How to get rid of it?

Find cause: first step is to find the cause. iron deficiency anemia can cause it, as could a nerve disease of your nerves (neuropathy). medications that treat it in the mean time include lyrica, (pregabalin) neurontin, quinine (if you can find it) and mirapex and requip. ...Read more

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Is there a way to naturally treat restless leg syndrome without medication, vitamins or herbs?

Is there a way to naturally treat restless leg syndrome without medication, vitamins or herbs?

In summary, Yes!: 1. Adhere to healthy sleep habits. 2. Avoid substances that worsen RLS (e.g. Alcohol, caffeine, some prescription medications) 3. Daily exercise. Please consult with a local sleep medicine specialist for further information. ...Read more

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What vitamin deficiency could be causing restless leg syndrome?

What vitamin deficiency could be causing restless leg syndrome?

Iron..: Iron deficiency has been associated with symptoms of restless legs syndrome. If this is the case you should get iron tests in order to find out if it is low and you need supplementation. Follow up with your doctor on this. ...Read more

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I can't get rid of restless legs I have tried requip and benzo worked but I do not like benzo . I started lyrica (pregabalin) and it's only somewhat working ?

RLS: If you have undertreated restless legs syndrome (rls), please consult your sleep medicine specialist to manage it. There are many other options available besides Requip and lyrica (pregabalin). Also avoid caffeine close to bedtime and regularize your bedtime, which can help with the RLS symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does massage treatment help restless leg syndrome?

Does massage treatment help restless leg syndrome?

Yes: There are many approaches that help rls. Massage of legs is reported by many patients as relieve prior to bedtime. I do noted that excessive massage of legs can distract from falling asleep. Botten line: if it helps, use it, if it's excessive talk to your doctor about treatment alternatives. ...Read more

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Any pain management interventional treatment such as nerve blocks available for restless leg syndrome?

Any pain management interventional  treatment such as nerve blocks available for restless leg syndrome?

Depends: There are basically two forms of RLS: a subjective version (symptoms, no visible cause), and an objective one (symptoms with solidly visible underlying mechanism). You mention chronic pain and fatigue and you are young: so it is statistically more probable you have the first - the more difficult. If so, nerve blocks won't work - or will only work temporarily. Emphasize looking for cause. ...Read more

Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Restless Leg Syndrome (Definition)

Urge to move: irresistible, involves legs but may involve arms and trunk worse at rest relieved with movement (no symptoms during movement) but may recur once a person stops moving/walking worse in the ...Read more


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