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Can taking sleep medication help relax my legs at night?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Be cautious

Restless legs are common during pregnancy.
We really don't know why it happens, and it can be annoying. I wouldn't use anything stronger than a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) on a routine basis for sleep.

In brief: Be cautious

Restless legs are common during pregnancy.
We really don't know why it happens, and it can be annoying. I wouldn't use anything stronger than a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) on a routine basis for sleep.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry

In brief: Sleep Specialist

One possibility is a condition called restless leg syndrome.
An overnight sleep test can determine this and/or other conditions that may be at play. A sleep specialist can then diagnose and recommend the right treatment for you.

In brief: Sleep Specialist

One possibility is a condition called restless leg syndrome.
An overnight sleep test can determine this and/or other conditions that may be at play. A sleep specialist can then diagnose and recommend the right treatment for you.
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dr. Sal Aragona
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