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Is It Impossible For Me To Get Energy From Sleep If I Have Restless Leg Syndrome
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can restless leg syndrome cause weakness of specially calve muscles and can it contribute low energy levels for daily life activities? What is the Rx
Restless leg: Restless leg syndrome (RLS) can be associated with such symptoms, although the actual muscle weakness on exam (not just by symptoms) is unlikely. See your doctor if the diagnosis hasn't been confirmed. If it has, iron supplementation (ferrous sulfate) usually is rapidly effective (a few days) in relieving symptoms. Sometimes, but not always, there is also iron deficiency anemia. ...Read more
RLS: Restless legs syndrome is a condition which is characterized by an uncomfortable sensation in primarily the legs (trunk & arms can be included) that occurs when laying more than sitting and improves with getting up & moving. Character has been described as cramping, tingling, aching, pain, uneasy feeling, twitching, & the feeling of needing to move. It can hinder one's ability to fall asleep ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Restless legs: If you have restless legs, it may help you to use iron supplements with vitamin C, or to use a medicine that contains dopamine, such as pramipexole or ropinirole. First it is helpful to know if this is the cause of your leg symptoms (or if there is another cause) and what your iron level (ferritin) is. ...Read more
What can I do to prevent restless leg syndrome? I have restless leg syndrome and I have been having a hard time sleeping at night because of it. What can I do to prevent from having restless leg syndrome?
RLS: If you are experiencing restless legs syndrome (rls) that is causing sleep disruption, please see a sleep medicine specialist to determine if it is truly RLS and to adequately treat it. Until then, try to keep hydrated, do gentle leg stretches prior to bedtime, avoid caffeine, and try to regularize your bedtime. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Whats the best thing for me to do to help restless leg syndrome? It is really affecting my sleep and i have school coming up again soon
SEE: A DOCTOR, NEED TESTING AND POSSIBLY MEDICATION, NOTHING YOU CAN DO. ...Read more
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