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Resless Leg Syndrome

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: September 25, 2021 8:56 AM

shienlam 9 months

I am 55yo male, and recently I have realised that I am suffering from Restless Leg Syndrome for many years. As it has progressed in the past few years, I have been losing sleep over the condition. What are your suggestion for medication and treatment please?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 9 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for reaching out to us.

We understand that you are suffering from Restless Leg Syndrome for many years. However, we are unable to provide you with a treatment plan without looking at your medical history first. However, we can provide you with some treatment that can be done at home.

Restless Leg Syndrome is a neurological condition. There are medications to help treat the symptoms but its cure depends on the cause of this condition. Some at home treatments that can tried include :

  • Avoiding caffeine, alcohol and nicotine
  • Exercise
  • Massages before sleeping
  • Avoidance of medications that can exacerbate this condition

We encourage you to speak to a doctor regarding your problem so that suitable treatment can be recommended to you. You can get an online consultation with our doctor online for further advice.

We hope that this answer has been helpful.
Thank you.

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Last Updated: Sat Sep 25 2021 08:56:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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