Restless Leg Syndrome: Here Are 5 Ways to Help Relieve RLS Symptoms by Donna John

Restless Leg Syndrome: Here Are 5 Ways to Help Relieve RLS Symptoms

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized by throbbing, pulling, creeping or other unpleasant sensations in the legs and an uncontrollable – and sometimes overwhelming – urge to move them, according to National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). Symptoms of RLS generally occur at night and moving the legs often relieves symptoms.

Certain changes and activities can help some reduce symptoms. They include:

  • Decrease caffeine, alcohol and tobacco.
  • Massage legs.
  • Take hot baths.

Learn more about Restless Leg Syndrome.

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Mike Prochaska
I get this all the time. I go walk the dog or play with the Kids till I pass out
Dawn Taylor
Had it during my pregnancies, it is such an awful thing to endure. I cried with the discomfort. Such an uneasy feeling.
Susan Masterson, PhD
This might sound weird, but I find that getting up and doing a bunch of squats calms it down quite well.

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