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Is there a simple practical remedy to relieve RLS symptoms at night?

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Dr. David Duhon
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine

In brief: RLS remedies

No one thing works for everyone.
Prescription medications, including Pramipexole and ropinirole, are effective for most people without side effects. Other things that may help include: exercising the legs or soaking in a hot bath before bedtime; magnesium supplements, or attaching a small vibrator to the ankle at bedtime.

In brief: RLS remedies

No one thing works for everyone.
Prescription medications, including Pramipexole and ropinirole, are effective for most people without side effects. Other things that may help include: exercising the legs or soaking in a hot bath before bedtime; magnesium supplements, or attaching a small vibrator to the ankle at bedtime.
Dr. David Duhon
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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology

In brief: Check Iron

In many cases, RLS is associated with an iron deficiency.
If the iron deficiency is treated, the RLS symptoms will improve or, sometimes, resolve completely.

In brief: Check Iron

In many cases, RLS is associated with an iron deficiency.
If the iron deficiency is treated, the RLS symptoms will improve or, sometimes, resolve completely.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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Dr. Indu Lal
Pediatrics

In brief: Heat, massage

Massage and exercise can help if no other problems, acupuncture may also help.

In brief: Heat, massage

Massage and exercise can help if no other problems, acupuncture may also help.
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal
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