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Doctor insights on: If I Use Sudafed I Tend To Get Restless Leg Syndrom And Feel Like I Want To Jump Out Of My Skin Is This An Allergy To It

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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My mom got a restless leg's syndrom. She takes a mirapex (pramipexole) or mirapex (pramipexole)in every night before sleep and her doze is growing. How to help to get rid of it? Tx

My mom got a restless leg's syndrom. She takes a mirapex (pramipexole) or mirapex (pramipexole)in every night before sleep and her doze is growing. How to help to get rid of it? Tx

RLS: If your mom has restless legs syndrome (rls) ; it is not controlled with mirapex, (pramipexole) it is recommended she see a sleep medicine specialist. There are other medications besides Mirapex (pramipexole) to help with RLS symptoms. Also, she can keep hydrated, do gentle leg stretches prior to bedtime, avoid caffeine, ; try to regularize her bedtime which can possibly help somewhat. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can you have restless leg like symptoms in your arm... Sounds funny I know but that's how ifeel. I get it in my legs too but also my arms im restless?

Can you have restless leg like symptoms in your arm... Sounds funny I know but that's how ifeel. I get it in my legs too but also my arms im restless?

Yes, you can: Yes, you can have restless legs and restless arms. Work with your neurologist or primary care physician on this. ...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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How can I get treated for restless leg syndrome?

How can I get treated for restless leg syndrome?

See a physician: First step is to determine whether you have rls. Here is a good website:

http://www. Rls. Org/

there are very good treatments but generally include medications, or evaluating whether other conditions are causing them.
Ask your physician. ...Read more

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Can you get restless "back" syndrome instead of restless leg syndrome?

Can you get restless "back" syndrome instead of restless leg syndrome?

Yes: Any muscle in the body can become irritated or cramp. Often this is a magnesium deficiency as we are all terribly undernourished with it. Add magnesium glycinate (to avoid diarrhea) 200mg 2-3 times per day. Can also use a cal-mag powder to mix up and drink. Also think about adding l-theanine to your regimen 200mg 1-2 caps twice daily to help relax - it works well with the magnesium! ...Read more

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Get no sleep is there a cure for restless leg?

Get no sleep is there a cure for restless leg?

No cure: But there are a number of medications that can be helpful. Talk with your family doc today. Sleep depravation can be deadly. ...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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Is it possible to get restless leg syndrome in other places than your legs?

Is it possible to get restless leg syndrome in other places than your legs?

No: Involuntary leg muscle movements or the urge to move the legs can be caused by multiple factors. Symptoms elsewhere are not called restless leg syndrome. ...Read more

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Is it impossible for me to get energy from sleep if I have restless leg syndrome?

Is it impossible for me to get energy from sleep if I have restless leg syndrome?

No: There are effective treatments for restless leg. Talk to a sleep specialist to make sure there are no other conditions affecting your sleep. ...Read more

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Can you get restless leg syndrome in other limbs or body parts than your legs?

Can you get restless leg syndrome in other limbs or body parts than your legs?

Yes: Usually RLS starts in the legs but often migrates to other body parts after treatment is initiated. Arms are more often involved than the trunk. ...Read more

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I get restless leg syndrome some nights - how do I make that go away?

I get restless leg syndrome some nights - how do I make that go away?

Discover Cause First: Daily exercise, avoid tobacco and alcohol and search for an underlying cause such as mineral deficiencies (iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, or various immune deficiencies. Start with some blood work and a venous ultrasound by a vascular surgeon. Review your medications for side effects.
If all else fails, get daily exercise and cut back on smoking or drinking, if applicable. ...Read more

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Hi, what would you recommend for restless leg syndrome? I get it rather bad at night when I try to sleep

Hi, what would you recommend for restless leg syndrome? I get it rather bad at night when I try to sleep

Consultation: Restless leg syndrome is one of the parasomnias common in poor sleep. Consult with a professional (physician or dentist) trained in sleep medicine.
You may have a sleep related breathing disorder that can be treated with a CPAP machine or an oral appliance or both. ...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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Is there such thing as a restless leg feeling but all over the body? I feel very restless and jittery after a flight similar to RLS I get in my legs?

Is there such thing as a restless leg feeling but all over the body? I feel very restless and jittery after a flight similar to RLS I get in my legs?

? whole Body RLS sym: RLS is a poorly understood condition related somewhat to parkinsons (same medications used to treat both). While symptoms are commonly in the legs it can affect other body parts. The nice thing is the medication available would treat both. BUT your symptoms sound almost like a panic attack or severe anxiety. Please check with your family doctor. Http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/restless_legs/detail_restless_legs. Htm ...Read more

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How can I get sleep. I have restless leg syndrome and take requip (ropinirole)?

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How can I get sleep. I have restless leg syndrome and take requip (ropinirole)?

Restless leg: Several remedies are available. Best to see a neurologist for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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I have restless leg syndrome most of the time. But if I drink I get my hole body go into sharp joalts nearly all night and can not sleep. Also?

I have restless leg syndrome most of the time. But if I drink I get my hole body go into sharp joalts nearly all night and can not sleep. Also?

Alcohol worsens RLS: Alcohol worsens RLS and pl md, periodically movement disorder. This is not at all uncommon. Your best bet would be to stop drinking. If you are alcohol addicted however please get into an alcohol treatment program that is monitored by a physician. Please see the very informative website below.
www. Progressivehealth. Com/rls-alcohol. Htm
alcohol consumption can worsen the symptoms of restless leg. ...Read more

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Should I get an mri? Hello, in december I was diagnosed with mono. A few weeks after this I started to feel a very weak feeling in my leg and I was diagnosed with restless leg (left leg). My doctor then put me on a steroid called prednisone. When I was

Should I get an mri? Hello, in december I was diagnosed with mono. A few weeks after this I started to feel a very weak feeling in my leg and I was diagnosed with restless leg (left leg). My doctor then put me on a steroid called prednisone. When I was

Be Sure of Diagnosis: Steroids are not the treatment for restless leg. You must be sure of the diagnosis. Once an accurate diagnosis has been established, the treatment is to r/o underlying causes such as venous insufficiency and various vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Then use appropriate conservative measures, not steroids. ...Read more

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What does restless leg syndrome feel like for the partner?

How close are you?: The person who has the issue often feels the need to move the leg or the leg is moving on its own....Hence, I assume if the partner is laying in the same bed....They may be kicked a few extra times.....Or may be awoken if asleep as the leg is making the person restless and hence there can be movement in the bed.... ...Read more

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What does restless leg syndrome feel like?

RLS: Can be a lot of things but it is the urge to move foremost. Some people say it is a pain or just a rush from the inside. It can be described like growing pains. But, when up and moving this goes away. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have restless leg syndrom?

RLS: Rls is a disorder caused by low dopamine, in order to say that someone has rls, you should have the followings: 1- unpleasant leg sensation, 2- motor restlessness, urge to move legs, 3- symptom is more at rest, 4- it is worse in the evening or at night.
Rls can be the cause of sleep onset insomnia. ...Read more

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What can stop restless leg syndrome?

What can stop restless leg syndrome?

Few tricks: If the restless legs syndrome (rls) is secondary to another disease, first treat the disease. If it is primary rls, some women respond to iron replacement therapy, even if not anemic. Second, try avoiding caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol for a while as these make RLS worse. If those strategies do not work, the other options are prescription medications from your doctor. ...Read more

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How common is restless leg syndrome?

How common is restless leg syndrome?

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 stanford study found that alcohol and/or smoking use, as with night-shift working, increases risk of rls. They also said that with increased age RLS risk increases, and that sleep apnea and coffee consumption also contributed. They said more data was needed. ...Read more

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How can you cure restless leg syndrome?

How can you cure restless leg syndrome?

RLS: Restless leg syndrome (rls)
1. Proper sleep hygiene
2. Remover the cause of RLS such as:
a. Iron deficiency
b. Vitamin B12 deficiency
c. Neuropathy
d. Chronic renal disease
3. Avoid caffeine
4. Rls medications such as:
a. Neurontin
b. Dopamine

however, RLS expert need to be consulted first. ...Read more

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How can you avoid restless leg syndrome?

How can you avoid restless leg syndrome?

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). ...Read more

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Best way to treat restless leg syndrome?

Medications: Requip (ropinirole) and Mirapex are fda approved for the treatment of rls. Non-prescription therapies include iron/vitamin c, vitamin b12, and folate (if indicated). Must evaluate for factors that can worsen RLS as well (e.g. Some medications and poor sleep habits).
Consider evaluation by a sleep medicine specialist. ...Read more

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What can be done for restless leg syndrome?

What can be done for restless leg syndrome?

Find Out Cause First: Rule out underlying causes that may can be treated such as mineral deficiencies, venous insufficiency or various immune deficiencies. Start with blood work and a venous ultrasound by a vascular surgeon. Review medication for side effects.
If no underlying cause is identified, get daily exercise and cut back on smoking & drinking. Take a multi-vitamin with iron and save medication as last resort. ...Read more

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