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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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How long does restless leg syndrome last?

How long does restless leg syndrome last?

Depends on the cause: If this is a pregnancy related symptom, it often stops after the baby is born. Otherwise, it can go on for many, many years - sometimes a lifetime. Lifestyle behavior changes & techniques can help some people & medications are sometimes used when they don't help enough. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does restless leg syndrome cause a charlie horse in calf?

Does restless leg syndrome cause a charlie horse in calf?

No: Cramping or charlie horses in the calf are generally not part of restless leg syndrome. I would recommend that you see your doctor for further workup and treatment of what could be causing the cramping especially electrolyte disturbances. ...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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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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Could it be restless leg syndrome? Not every night, few days a week, usually one leg feels more than the other like i need to move & needle feeling

Could it be restless leg syndrome? Not every night, few days a week, usually one leg feels more than the other like i need to move & needle feeling

Could be.: There are ways to diagnose this and to determine best treatment methods. Life style changes, medication, iron supplements and other strategies can work quite well. See a doctor and you will probably be able to relieve many of the symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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