What does restless leg syndrome mean?
Restless leg syndrome is a condition where one can't resist the urge to move one's legs and relieve the discomfort they are feeling in those limbs. It can be itching or aching sensations that cause it.
Usually sitting in one place for a long time or standing too long can cause restless leg syndrome. There are a few things that causes RLS. The things that causes RLS are pregnancy, medications and chronic disease. The underlying causes of restless leg syndrome are not known but studies suggest that it could be a genetic disease.
What can you do about a spouse who disturbs your sleep with restless leg syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder but claims he'll divorce you if you sleep away from him in a different bed?
The cause of restless leg syndrome is many times unknown in most patients. Talk to your doctor to determine what may be causing your RLS. There are some prescription medications on the market that may help you. Other things that may help is to eat healthier foods and stay away from caffeine and alcohol.