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Health Tips for Restless Legs

Debra Murray

Restless leg syndrome causes an extreme urge for those affected to move their legs, especially at night. This often leads to difficulty in sleeping and daytime drowsiness. However, lack of sleep may not be the worst of the effects caused by this condition. Research is showing that those who suffer from restless leg syndrome have an increased risk of developing heart disease, as well as an increased risk of early death.   A study by Mayo Clinic found that those with more severe cases of restless leg syndrome, meaning that the legs twitch more than 35 times per hour, were...

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Ease the Discomfort of Restless Leg Syndrome

Debra Murray

Almost one out of every eight men and women over the age of 50 experiences an annoying condition known as Restless Leg Syndrome. The symptoms include an uncomfortable feeling of achiness as well as a sensation of hundreds of pin picks attacking the legs whenever the individual is sitting at rest or lying down. Restless Leg Syndrome makes it almost impossible to get a restful night's sleep. In addition, Restless Leg Syndrome interferes with an individual's comfort and mobility level and can lead to chronic fatigue and irritability. There are a number of simple health tips to alleviate the pain...

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