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What drugs do you recommend to ease restless legs syndrome effects?

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Dr. George Clark
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Restless legs

Over half of patients with restless legs actually have vein disease.
If you have varicose i would even be more suspicious your problem is vein related. Before resorting to medication, may be worth having an ultrasound looking for superficial vein problems.

In brief: Restless legs

Over half of patients with restless legs actually have vein disease.
If you have varicose i would even be more suspicious your problem is vein related. Before resorting to medication, may be worth having an ultrasound looking for superficial vein problems.
Dr. George Clark
Dr. George Clark
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Look online

There is the RLS network online that has good resources.
Also one of my favorite sites regaring RLS is www.Rlshelp.Org. Hope this helps.

In brief: Look online

There is the RLS network online that has good resources.
Also one of my favorite sites regaring RLS is www.Rlshelp.Org. Hope this helps.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Medicine last resort

Is there an underlying cause such as: mineral deficiencies(iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, or various immune deficiencies.
If all else fails and no underlying cause is identified, get daily exercise and cut back on smoking and or drinking, if applicable. Take a multi-vitamin with iron and save medication as a last resort.

In brief: Medicine last resort

Is there an underlying cause such as: mineral deficiencies(iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, or various immune deficiencies.
If all else fails and no underlying cause is identified, get daily exercise and cut back on smoking and or drinking, if applicable. Take a multi-vitamin with iron and save medication as a last resort.
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Dr. Mark Schwartz
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