• Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)

    Are you one of the unlucky ones suffering with restless leg syndrome symptoms? If so then this post will provide you with a lot of information that can be beneficial for you so read on.

    It seems to me that restless leg syndrome came on the scene just recently so I wonder if it has always been around, namelessly, or if it is a result of the way we are living and actually is a new condition that affects us.

    Either way, if you have restless leg syndrome symptoms you don’t really care you just want a way to deal with them and possibly get rid of them completely so let’s get to that.

    So what is restless leg syndrome exactly? It is an uncontrollable urge to move your legs. Also known as RLS, restless leg syndrome is a neurological condition that affects millions of Americans.

    RLS usually occurs when a person is lying in their bed but can also occur after prolonged periods of sitting. Restless leg syndrome can be very debilitating as it can affect sleep and lead to anxiety and depression.

    Let’s look at some restless leg syndrome symptoms; These symptoms occur in the lower legs.

    1. Burning
    2. Aching
    3. Tingling
    4. Itching or
    5. Tugging
    6. Insomnia – comes from lack of sleep caused by restless leg syndrome

    So what causes restless leg syndrome?

    1. Excessive sitting
    2. Too much caffeine
    3. Dehydration
    4. Iron deficiency
    5. Magnesium deficiency
    6. Lack of exercise
    7. Kidney failure
    8. Diseases like Diabetes and Parkinson’s Disease
    9. Obesity
    10. Excessive abdominal fat
    11. Abnormalities in levels of the brain chemical dopamine may be linked to restless leg syndrome also.

    So now let’s focus on treatment for restless leg syndrome; (RLS treatment)

    1. Limit Caffeine intake
    2. Drink more water to prevent dehydration
    3. Exercise
    4. Reduce time spent sitting. Get up every once in a while if you are required to sit for work. Do some stretching or go for a brief walk.
    5. Manage stress using relaxation techniques, exercise, aromatherapy or whatever works for you.
    6. Limit alcohol
    7. Stop Smoking
    8. Diet – include bananas and prunes
    9. Warm bath before bedtime
    10. Hot and cold therapy to the affected areas.
    11. Massage therapy
    12. Acupuncture
    13. Supplementation of iron and magnesium
    14. Folic Acid
    15. Supplement with a combination of Calcium, Magnesium and Zinc
    16. Tonic Water
    17. Restulex-

    Below is another resource for you.

    Be sure to post a comment about what worked for you or if you know of any other natural remedies not listed here please feel free to share them here with others who are part of our community. Thanks for sharing.

    Take the time to find the help and the natural treatment you need, and you’ll be able to get on with your life and enjoy it to the fullest. You deserve to be happy and healthy and pain-free.

    To Your Optimal Health,

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