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What does restless leg syndrome feel like?

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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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


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What does restless leg syndrome feel like for the partner?

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 exactly is restless leg syndrome like?

Leg movement: It is a syndrome whereby a person's leg either moves involuntarily or sometimes the leg moves because the person feels the need to move it as it is bothering them in some capacity... ...Read more

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Can you have situational restless leg syndrome, like only when i'm at my boyfriend's house?

Can you have situational restless leg syndrome, like only when i'm at my boyfriend's house?

Maybe: I guess the best answer is to say that yes it must be if it happens to you. Other possibilities: you may not notice it if you're alone, or maybe you're stressed because you're not sleeping in your own bed. ...Read more

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How to lessen restless leg?

How to lessen restless leg?

RLS: Treatment of RLS depends on the cause, iron deficiency can be an etiology for the majority of cases and giving iron will lessen the symptoms, on the other hand low Dopamine can leads to RLS and giving medications increases Dopamine will improve the problem. ...Read more

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What can be done for restless leg?

Several things: Several underlying causes need to be searched for and treated such as iron and vitamin deficiency, renal disease and peripheral neuropathy. In "idiopathic" rls, several drugs can help with the symptoms such as Dopamine agonists, dopa, and gabapentin, small doses of benzodiazepines. Your doctor will choose the most appropriate drug for you. In general, this condition responds well to treatment. ...Read more

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Does fexiral help with restless leg?

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?: If this is the drug you are referring to the answer is no. There are medications that treat rls, RLS should be diagnosed by your physician - mostly on the history of your symptoms. The symptoms can vary significantly, many kinds of pain are described, and treatment is usually effective but occasionally the disease may be recalcitrant. ...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 to do if I am getting restless leg in the same leg why?

What to do if I am getting restless leg in the same leg why?

RLS: Restless legs syndrome (rls) typically presents in both legs, but it can occur in one leg, or even move from one leg to another. Though, if you are having sharp, shooting, or electric pains or having other symptoms not typically seen with rls, you may want to get evaluated by a neurologist to look for other causes. Please see: https://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/health-topics/topics/rls/signs.Html. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to make the restless leg feeling go away?

Can you tell me how to make the restless leg feeling go away?

Check with PCP: Iron deficiency anemia can contributes with Restless Legs Syndrome. There are different types of medications known as Dopamine agonist used for the symptomatic treatment. Your PCP knows. You may ask Thanks ...Read more