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Restless Leg Syndrome Questions

Why I am feeling tickle on left leg whenever I wave a hand over it. It is been happing since 2 months back.

Dr. Prakhar Singh 94% (1849 ratings)
MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Delhi
Restless leg syndrome (rls) is a condition in which your legs feel extremely uncomfortable while you're sitting or lying down. It makes you feel like getting up and moving around. When you do so, the unpleasant feeling of restless leg syndrome temporarily goes away. Restless legs syndrome can cause difficulty in falling or staying asleep which can be one of the complaints of the syndrome. A number of people who have rls also have periodic limb movements of sleep (plms). These are jerks that occur every 20 to 30 seconds on and off throughout the night. Treatment of restless legs syndrome involves identifying the cause of symptoms when possible. The treatment process is designed to reduce symptoms, including decreasing the number of nights with rls symptoms, the severity of rls symptoms and nighttime awakenings. Improving the quality of life is another goal in treatment.
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I feel my legs are heavy and restless. Is there has any link of neurological disorder? What the reason and what is the treatment? Please suggest me.

Dr. Soubhik Sinhababu 87% (125 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Bankura
Hi lybrate-user, it can be due to nerve compression due to bad sitting/sleeping posture. Also can be due to tension. Need to know more details about the symptoms and few investigations are necessary. Consult me on private chat. Also avoid carrying wallet in back-pocket.
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I always feel my legs restless even I completed the course of 15 days by medicines (d3, vitamins and minerals, calcium). I also have a problem of lacoria. Low bp and headache is regularly problem.

Dr. Karuna Chawla 97% (68686 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Noida
I always feel my legs restless even I completed the course of 15 days by medicines (d3, vitamins and minerals, calciu...
1.You should maintain high grade of personal hygiene. 2.Do change your underclothes at least 2 times a day 3.Wear cotton under garments 4.Stay hydrated. Drink plenty of fluids. 5.Keep the area dry for more details you can consult me.
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I suffer restlessness in legs daily in night time. Specially after a busy schedule when I go to bed for sleep I feel difficulty to fall asleep. I feel my legs restless & I unable to sleep quickly.

Dr. Karuna Chawla 97% (68686 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Noida
Take Rhus Tox 30/ 4 times/ 3 days For this homeopathic treatment is very effective For more details you can consult me.
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I am suffering from restless leg syndrome from many days could you please suggest me how to cure it?

Dr. Debabrata Chakraborty 91% (145 ratings)
DM - Neurology, Fellowship in Stroke Neurology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Neurologist, Kolkata
Dear lybrate-user, RLS or restless leg syndrome refers to the overwhelming urge to move legs and often associated with unpleasant sensation in the legs. Please note it is a treatable condition. But please also note the underlying reasons / precipitating factors: most common treatable association is iron deficiency anemia (need to correct it ), medications which deplete / block dopamine like metoclopramide, few antidepressants etc (need to be stopped/modified), poor sleep hygiene with uncorrected sleep disorder s like OSA (obstructive sleep apnea: please address these, underlying renal failure: attend this as studies have found in case of advanced renal failure: hemodialysis is helpful for this condition. People usually respond well to medications (there group of medication s). Besides these you may practice few non pharmacological methods which are also important. They are:● Mental alerting activities, such as working on a computer or doing crossword puzzles, at times of rest or boredom ● Avoidance of aggravating factors, including consideration of withdrawal of possibly predisposing medications.● Moderate regular exercise.● Reduced caffeine intake ● For symptomatic relief – walking, bicycling, soaking the affected limbs, and leg massage, including pneumatic compression. Hope I could give you an idea about this entity. Wish you all the best!
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I have restless leg disorder and am only 17 having a hard time studying and sleeping.

Dr. Karuna Chawla 97% (68686 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Noida
1. Regular, moderate exercise may help you sleep 2. Sleep a little better tonight by avoiding nicotine and caffeine close to bedtime 3. You'll sleep better, and feel better, if you maintain a regular sleep schedule. 4. Avoid napping during the day for better sleep at night. 5. Apply hot or cold packs to your legs 6. Relax your muscles with massage or a hot bath.
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Hi, When I lie down. Legs starts paining. I understand this is sleepless leg syndrome. Please suggest Any good remedies for sleepless leg syndrome.

Dr. Vishwas Virmani 92% (27574 ratings)
MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Avoid Squatting- Avoid sitting Cross legged. Contrast Fomentation (Hot and Cold). Quadriceps strengthening exercises-
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2 years back I was caught by chikungunya I am in hell pain whole night CNT sleep v stiff nerves need to stretch legs all time during night too no ra anti CCP crp CBC tsh found pls help wat to do I am in soo much pain ,internal bleeding of joint also took place since 1 year pls help CNT sleep v acht restless legs went to many doctors now Dr. giving me flunil 20 ,clonotril 0.5 at night, evion lc and gabaneuron.

Rheumatologist, Chennai
2 years back I was caught by chikungunya I am in hell pain whole night CNT sleep v stiff nerves need to stretch legs ...
You have chikungunya arthritis I understand the agony you are going through and you need specific treatment by a rheumatologist and it is persistent you are clearly symptomatic please consult me through Lybrate as soon as possible to reach a resolution of highly active arthritis.
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Hello sir, My age is 33 years I am having difficulty in sleep during night time due to restlessness in my legs. I feel like my legs are very tired and keep stretching it till I am asleep. I have no medical problems in the past. Kindly advice.

Dr. Col V C Goyal 97% (11547 ratings)
CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
1.no alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water- proper hydration. Medicine can not be advised for open question for medicine contact on private chat.
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Hello i'm 30 years old mother of two kids. At night I feel restless in my legs. There is no pain but something that cause restless in legs. Every time if I stretched my legs I feel better for few minutes. After that it goes on till I slept. What is it. Please help.

Dr. Sharmishtha Ganguly 92% (71 ratings)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
Hi give hot compression around low back, and do trunk extension exercise, trunk side rotation exercise with 10/time in 2 time daily. Reduce body weight. Consult after 5 days.
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