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Causes of Restless Legs Syndrome

Over twelve million restless legs sufferers want to know ... what causes the symptoms of my sleep-depriving condition?

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3:10PM PST on Nov 28, 2012

Thanks for this information, as for those who suffer this condition is hard no understand why this is happening. Good description, Thanks

2:12PM PST on Nov 4, 2012

I used to have RLS when I was a kid but they called it growing pains. I had it when I was pregnant with most of my 7 kids.

Wow Andy, I'm glad you found some relief....was that an exercise you came up with or was it a recommended one by the Bullworker people?

8:37PM PDT on Oct 22, 2012

is there supposed to be a video here? nothing showed up on the page...

6:16AM PDT on Oct 22, 2012

I cured mine by doing a specific exercise with a Bullworker. Two straps are put around each ankle, and then pulled outwards several times, regularly.

1:43AM PDT on Oct 22, 2012

Thank you for sharing

11:55PM PDT on Oct 21, 2012

Are you suffering from a nutritional deficiency?

Iron (mentioned in the video) and Magnesium are essential nutrients and a deficiency in one or both can cause restless legs.

Other Symptoms of Nutritient Deficiencies:
Fatigue, Brittle and/or Ridges on Fingernails, Cracked Lips (at corners), Acne, Headaches, Allergies, Mood Swings, Mania (obsession), Learning Difficulties, Insomnia, Depression, Paranoia, Anemia, Weakness, Lack of Appetite, Abdominal Pain, Irregular Heartbeat, Poor Balance, Muscle Spasms, Leg Cramps, Restless Legs, Bruising, Irritability, Nervousness, Frequent Minor Colds or Flu, Immune Impairment, Infertility, Poor Wound Healing, Premenstrual Syndrome, Inflamed Tongue, Mouth Lesions, Facial Oiliness, Dizziness, Joint Pains, Loose Teeth, White Spots on Nails.

Happy Healthy Trails
Doc Blake

8:08PM PDT on Oct 21, 2012

Inflammation is believed to be a key factor when it comes to Restless Legs Syndrome. A new study was published in the January 14, 2012 issue of "Sleep Medicine Review Journal" that supports this theory. You can read that study here:

You can view the results of other related scientific studies and learn about some helpful solutions at this free RLS information website:

A blog for RLS sufferers with helpful tips can be found here:

8:01AM PDT on Oct 20, 2012

would have been a good post except for it being a health guru post. so useless

4:52PM PDT on Oct 19, 2012

Interesting report. It answered a few questions.

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