Tips for Handling RLS
Published Online: Tuesday, February 1, 2005 [ ]
Individuals with restless leg syndrome
(RLS) often experience tingling,
burning, and aching sensations
in their legs. Oftentimes the
symptoms appear just as individuals
are falling asleep, causing them
to get out of bed and walk around to
A recent Mayo Health Clinic Letter
offers the following suggestions to
help cope with the disorder:
- Take nonprescription pain relievers
- Soak in a warm bath
- Massage the legs
- Learn to relax, especially before going to bed
- Try heat or cold packs, or alternate between the 2
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