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Are there exercises that can help with rls?

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Dr. Ranji Varghese
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Not really

Tiring yourself out may not help the feeling of rls.
In fact, fatigue can actually aggravate it. Stretching the legs, massage, warm baths can be helpful. Most people will have temporary relief by walking. If the RLS delays your sleep enough to cause sleep deprivation or if it is ruining your ability to relax, consider talking to your doctor.

In brief: Not really

Tiring yourself out may not help the feeling of rls.
In fact, fatigue can actually aggravate it. Stretching the legs, massage, warm baths can be helpful. Most people will have temporary relief by walking. If the RLS delays your sleep enough to cause sleep deprivation or if it is ruining your ability to relax, consider talking to your doctor.
Dr. Ranji Varghese
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine

In brief: Exercises for RLS

Yes and no. Yes, any exercise involving leg muscles early in the day can be very helpful.
In the evening it has to do with stretching and massaging of calf muscles.

In brief: Exercises for RLS

Yes and no. Yes, any exercise involving leg muscles early in the day can be very helpful.
In the evening it has to do with stretching and massaging of calf muscles.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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