Making Up for Lost Sleep – Sleep Deprivation

Lack of sleep is something that those suffering from RLS can readily identify with.  If you cannot fall asleep or stay asleep due to the unpleasant sensations in your legs, then you are going to suffer from sleep deprivation.  The military has long used sleep deprivation as a means of extracting information from enemy captives.  It is successful because of …

Sleep Deprivation is a Serious Consequence of Restless Legs

by Bradley Gillespie, PharmD, Health Expert, Restless Leg Sufferer Sleep Deprivation and Restless Legs (RLS) While Restless Legs (RLS) does not usually directly lead to serious health consequences, that does not mean that it is harmless. While it is annoying for everyone afflicted, in many cases, if severe and persistent symptoms result, it can lead to considerable mental distress, insomnia and …