RLS Home Remedies
you suffering from RLS or restless leg syndrome? We have compiled a
list of RLS home remedies and lifestyle suggestions that you can try.
Try these RLS home remedies first. If they don't offer you enough relief from the discomfort, see our detailed list of natural restless leg syndrome remedies.
RLS Home Remedies and Treatment
exercise of about 30 minutes daily will improve your ability to sleep
and cut down stress
. However, avoid exercising excessively because it
can make RLS worse.
leg can improve circulation and reduce the symptoms. See if taking a
hot shower followed by gentle massage of the legs help to reduce the
Ice or Warm Packs
Hot and cold
packs can be helpful in reducing the symptoms of RLS. Try one and then
the other. Some people find that alternating the hot and cold packs
helps to reduce the sensations.
make the symptoms of RLS worse. As well, it can affect your ability to
Get Enough Sleep
important to get enough sleep. Fatigue can make the symptoms much
worse. Experts recommend getting at least seven hours of sleep nightly.
Try to setup a regular sleep schedule so that you go to bed about the
same time each night.
Avoid Sitting Too Long
try to get breaks between so that you can stretch. This can be easily
done if you work at a desk. In a flight, try to get a seat closest to the
isle. This way, you can get up and walk around frequently without
having to disturb the other passengers. On a car ride, if possible,
make several short stops along the trip so that you can get out and
If you carry
excessive weight, it may make RLS symptoms worse.
Avoid Caffeine, Sugar and Alcohol
Poor diet can
contribute to poor health. Caffeine and alcohol worsen RLS symptoms.
Excessive sugar can cause high and low blood sugar level swings. Low blood
sugar levels can trigger RLS.
Natural Restless Leg
Don't forget to see our detailed review on Natural Restless Leg Syndrome Remedies. It contains a list of herbs that you can try to help you get rid of the discomfort of RLS.
See our detailed review on Restless Syndrome Remedies
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