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What can my husband do for his restless leg he stays up all night tossing and turning what can we do?

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Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: R/O underlying cause

Rule out underlying causes that may be able to be treated such as mineral deficiencies (iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, or various immune deficiencies.
Start with blood work and a venous ultrasound by a vascular surgeon. Review medications for side effects . If no underlying cause is identified, get daily exercise and cut back on smoking a and or drinking, if applicable.

In brief: R/O underlying cause

Rule out underlying causes that may be able to be treated such as mineral deficiencies (iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, or various immune deficiencies.
Start with blood work and a venous ultrasound by a vascular surgeon. Review medications for side effects . If no underlying cause is identified, get daily exercise and cut back on smoking a and or drinking, if applicable.
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Dr. Mark Schwartz
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In brief: Medications

There are some medications that work.
See a neurologist or your pcp first.

In brief: Medications

There are some medications that work.
See a neurologist or your pcp first.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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