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What causes restless legs?

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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Usually spontaneous

While RLS is often unrelated to other medical issues, there is an increased incidence in patients with iron deficiency and with peripheral neuropathy.
Some cases have a genetic basis.

In brief: Usually spontaneous

While RLS is often unrelated to other medical issues, there is an increased incidence in patients with iron deficiency and with peripheral neuropathy.
Some cases have a genetic basis.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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In brief: Restless Legs

Nerve compression lumbar roots 4,5.
hard to sit a long time without shifting your leg position. Strong core abdominals help alot. Hope this helps.

In brief: Restless Legs

Nerve compression lumbar roots 4,5.
hard to sit a long time without shifting your leg position. Strong core abdominals help alot. Hope this helps.
Dr. Sandra Gotman
Dr. Sandra Gotman
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Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Underlying Causes

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: Underlying Causes

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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