Foods to Avoid Before Bedtime – Sleep Disruptions

We all like to eat, but eating right before bed may in fact cause a significant amount of trouble with sleeping.  There are some foods that may be fine to eat before sleeping, but some of the worst, also happen to be some of the most popular late night foods and drinks.  Here is a list of some of the …

The most commonly used treatments for WED/RLS make a bad disease worse

Study sheds light on treatment for Willis-Ekbom disease (Restless Legs (RLS) syndrome): Pregabalin (Lyrica) found as effective as FDA-approved pramipexole (Mirapex) without causing the worsening of symptoms that commonly occurs with pramipexole. Rochester, Minn. – February 20, 2014 – A large-scale study of treatment for Willis-Ekbom disease (Restless Legs (RLS) syndrome, or WED/RLS) published February 14 in theNew England Journal of Medicine shows …

Fall Asleep Quickly Without Restless Legs Keeping You Up

A lack of sleep do to insomnia or RLS can pose significant health and emotional well being concerns for many people.  Of those with RLS symptoms, 86% will have insomnia as well and will sleep less than the recommended 6.5 hours or more per night. Often when we are faced with consistent difficulty falling or staying asleep, we may look …

Delta Sky

“Why Can’t I Stop Kicking? I just want to sleep!” As soon as your head hits the pillow, the nightmare begins. “Creepy-crawly” sensations up and down your legs. Jumpy, jerky leg muscles. Random kicking that wakes you (and your partner!) through the night. Morning finds you groggy and irritable. Looks like another day ruined by Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). Do these symptoms sound …