How was your sleep last night? Thank God if you have a good quality of sleep since some people may not. One of the possible causes is Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). It gives you some uncomfortable feelings in your legs when you’re about to get rest, it get worse especially in the end of the day. RLS stimulate you to move your legs in order to relieve the pain. The symptoms make you difficult to sleep and in the long run it decrease the quality of your life. Most of the causes are unknown but there are some factors that trigger RLS such as pregnancy, medical condition, and medication effect. So what are the restless leg syndrome treatments that can help you to get rid of the pain and bring back your high quality of rest?
Reduce the pain
If the pain is mild, some distractions might work to help you forget it. You can read, watch movies, or listen to music. However, if the pain is really troubling you, a hot or cold massages and compress will be good solutions both to relieve the pain and stimulate the muscles. Putting your legs in hot water for several minutes or a warm bath before you go to bed is also a nice idea to make your body and legs relaxed. Furthermore, you can also take a walk and do some stretching before you go to sleep.
One of the causes of restless leg syndrome is the lack of supplements in your body. Consult with your doctor what neuron supplement you should take and kinds of food you need to consume more. More, restless leg syndrome treatments that you better do continuously is to maintain healthy habits. Exercise regularly will reduce the symptoms, stress, and help you get better sleep habits. In order to improve your sleep patterns, try to set a regular bedtime routine and wake up at the same time every day.
Watch your diet
Some people like to stay awake until late night and do not of take care much on their diet. This could make the restless leg syndrome worse. Reduce the consumption of alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine since those stuffs give you sleeps trouble.
If the restless leg syndrome treatments above do not help you much in overcoming the pain, consult to your doctor whether you need to take some medication or not.