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“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 …

Causes of Restless Legs Syndrome

Primary Cause of Restless Legs (RLS)  Doctors and researchers are still trying to understand what causes RLS and they suspect that the genetics plays a role. Nearly half of people with RLS also have a family member with the condition. RLS usually starts before the age of 45, and some individuals have had symptoms since childhood. Symptoms will gradually worsen and …

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 …