Foot Care

Restless Leg Syndrome – Home Remedies for RLS

Sleep Late
Sleep Late

You may find very difficult to sleep with RLS. Your legs may tingle, twitch, burn, jerk or ache. To get a deep sleep, you need to go to bed late and try sleeping in the morning hours. These can be the best for your bed rest.

 

Maintain a Regular Bedtime
Maintain a Regular Bedtime

Going to sleep and getting up at the same time every day helps one to achieve better sleep. RLS can make your symptoms worse, by which tingling and twitching can ruin the sleep. Pay attention to your sleep time and adults need nearly 7 – 9 hours of sleep ever y night.

 

Stretch Before you Sleep
Stretch Before you Sleep

Performing gentle stretch activities before bedtime may help you. For instance, step forward and bend your front leg while keeping the other leg straight. You can take support by putting your hand on the wall. Now repeat the other side.

 

Quit Caffeine Intake
Quit Caffeine Intake

Coffee, chocolate, tea and cola can make your RLS symptoms worse. Avoid taking this stimulant and you may find easier in falling asleep.

 

Soak Legs in Warm Water bath
Soak Legs in Warm Water bath

Soaking legs in a warm water bath before bedtime relaxes you and finds it easier to fall asleep. This simple method also reduces the symptoms of the condition.

 

Cold or Hot Compress
Cold or Hot Compress

Ice pack or heating pad? Apply either of them whatever feels good for you. Even you can constantly keep changing both to soothe the pain and discomfort. Even taking a cold shower helps.

 

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