7 Ways to Soothe Restless Legs Syndrome

Start with small steps.

Living with restless legs syndrome, or RLS, can be unsettling—the tingling, the creeping feeling, the overwhelming urge to move. Unfortunately, there is no cure for the condition. But for many people, lifestyle changes can prevent and relieve symptoms. Take the following steps to ease your RLS.

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  2. What Is Restless Legs Syndrome? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. November 2010 http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/rls/rls_WhatIs.html
  3. About RLS. Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation. http://www.rls.org/Page.aspx?pid=543
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