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RLS or something else
My husbands left leg starts jerking every 8 seconds when he first falls asleep. Once he is asleep it no longer happens. What is it that is causing that? RLS or something different?
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1711789 tn?1361311607
Hi there!

This does not typically sound like RLS. The symptoms could be within normal limits or could represent a sleep disorder. I would suggest considering an initial evaluation by a primary care physician and depending on the cause diagnosed/ suspected, it can be managed accordingly or specialist care may be sought.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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