Self treatment options for restless leg syndrome rls exist for many care recipients cr the following are tips to control rls that the cr can do on her own

Try: Pressure can help relieve the discomfort of rls try wearing compression socks or stockings or wrap your legs in bandages however make sure the cr does not wrap too tightly to cut off circulation have the cr sleep with a pillow between her legs it may prevent nerves in the legs from compressing make sure others know that the cr may need to get up and move at odd times they’ll likely be accommodating and want to help if the cr has to sit for a period of time choose an aisle seat so the cr can move her legs make sure to plan trips for breaks so the cr can stretch

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References: Helpguide org

Keywords: Sleep problems restless legs

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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