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Hi, what would you recommend for restless leg syndrome ? I get it rather bad at night when i try to sleep

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Dr. Robert Ryan
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Consultation

Restless leg syndrome is one of the parasomnias common in poor sleep.
Consult with a professional (physician or dentist) trained in sleep medicine. You may have a sleep related breathing disorder that can be treated with a CPAP machine or an oral appliance or both.

In brief: Consultation

Restless leg syndrome is one of the parasomnias common in poor sleep.
Consult with a professional (physician or dentist) trained in sleep medicine. You may have a sleep related breathing disorder that can be treated with a CPAP machine or an oral appliance or both.
Dr. Robert Ryan
Dr. Robert Ryan
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Dr. Hanul Bhandari
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

If you are experiencing restless legs syndrome (rls), please see a sleep medicine specialist to determine if it is truly RLS ; to adequately treat it.
Current classes of medications include dopaminergics, opiates, benzodiazepines, ; antiepileptics. Until then, try to keep hydrated, do gentle leg stretches prior to bedtime, avoid caffeine, and try to regularize your bedtime. Hope that helps!

In brief: See below

If you are experiencing restless legs syndrome (rls), please see a sleep medicine specialist to determine if it is truly RLS ; to adequately treat it.
Current classes of medications include dopaminergics, opiates, benzodiazepines, ; antiepileptics. Until then, try to keep hydrated, do gentle leg stretches prior to bedtime, avoid caffeine, and try to regularize your bedtime. Hope that helps!
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Several meds helpful

There are several medications that can be very effective for restless legs.
Your doctor can help you with this issue.

In brief: Several meds helpful

There are several medications that can be very effective for restless legs.
Your doctor can help you with this issue.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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