Restless legs disease causes, symptoms and treatment
This condition was first discovered by Swedish neurologist named Karl Axel in 1945, he describe this condition in his words, later in 1950 a British physician named Thomas Willis found some more symptoms in his patient and he named this “Willis Ekbom Diseases” however, there is no any proper medication available for this condition.
Restless legs syndrome (RSL) is also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, it is a neurological disorder in which a person feels unexpected movement in his legs. This sensation mainly occurs when a person is in rest position.
What are causes of Restless legs?
The exact reason of this disease is unknown but many doctors and experts thought that this happened because of some conditions like iron deficiency and because of many medications.
Most of doctors confirmed that this happened because of some other diseases like chronic diseases, kidney problems, neuropathy, lack of sleep, alcohol and caffeine, stress and anxiety.
What are symptoms of Restless legs?
- Uncomfortable sleep
- Felling of movement in legs
- Unpleasant sensation
- Worse at night
- Sleep disturbance
- Unable to concentrate
This is sometime transfer from family member to child by genetically.
What is treatment of Restless legs?
There is no any proper treatment of Restless legs, but you can avoid this by changing your life style, like the most important thing is regular exercise, this will helps you overcome restless legs conditions.
With exercise ask your doctor for medicines and take these medicines for some days you will get a good result.
Most of people prefer Massage and physiotherapy; this is also a good option, ask your physiotherapists to recommend special exercises for pain relief.
Heat and cold therapy method will also help to overcome restless legs syndrome, for that you need to apply any heat and cold body in your legs to give them relief.
Overall this is a neurological disorder and this effect millions of people all across the world, due to less knowledge about this condition many people ignore it, in this condition a person feels uncomfortable movement in his legs, he change his position several time to avoid this sensation.
The symptoms are mostly seen in night time and when the person is in rest condition, there is no any cure for this disorder; however, this can be overcome with proper medication and regular exercises.
If you or any of your relative is suffering from this condition then don’t worry it is not a serious condition but you need to talk to your doctor to get a proper medication and tips to overcome this.