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Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs and an uncontrollable, and sometimes overwhelming, urge to move them for relief. Discuss topics including causes, medical or alternative treatments and how to get more sleep while suffering from RLS.

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restless leg syndrome

Are any of you suffering from restless leg syndrome? I'm 30 weeks, and this problem first appeared for me about a month ago and has been driving me crazy at night ever since.

Any advice or tips on how to alleviate this?

Thanks!
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Soaking in the bathtub with Epsom salts for a few minutes before bed help. I had the same problem and that really helped.
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Helps, darn predictive text on the iPad drives me nuts :-)
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thanks!
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I've never been able to find a good solution to it. I always have it but when I'm pregnant, it gets terrible!! At night is the worst because you are trying to sleep. I just have to get up and walk around and do some leg stretches. Sometimes it takes a while for it to go away but walking does help some. I've never found a way to completely eliminate it though. Good luck.
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I had this and it just about drove me bonkers.  What seemed to work best for me was sitting on the edge of the tub and running water as hot as I could stand just over my legs.  I would then put on wool socks.  I guess keeping them warm made the difference.  I also found it to be worse when I was tired or sitting for long stretches.  The good news is, once I delivered it stopped.  Good luck.
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thanks for the advice! I posted the same question on another board, and someone there suggested I make sure I drink enough water. I've been trying to up my fluid intake since then and ... it just might be helping a bit!

It really is the strangest affliction.
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Oh it is just awful!  It seriously drove me nuts.  I hope you find a solution that works for you, and that it ends.
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