Those who feel shy admitting that it become difficult to stop shaking legs can now take it easy as there is an effective treatment available to treat Restless Legs Syndrome and you don’t need to hide the problem in front of others and feel shy anymore. It is natural that people suffering from RLS feel shy about their condition as they feel the symptoms are abnormal and unusual too. Well, RLS now is very common and there is nothing to feel embarrassed about it as there is treatment to get rid of this problem.
Restless Legs Syndrome can attack anytime. It comes with unbearable pain in the leg and can also spread to different body parts like torso and arms. You can sometimes find the remedies to relieve pain at home itself. Some of the common treatments available at home are
Most people often ignore the most simple solutions. The most effective and successful treatment for Restless Legs Syndrome is making changes in your diet. Avoid alcohol and caffeine as these two trigger Restless Legs Syndrome. Secondly incorporate vegetables and fruits in the diet. Foods rich in iron and folic acid are helpful for people suffering from Restless Legs Syndrome.
Taking supplements of minerals and vitamins can be quite helpful in relieving the uneasiness caused due to Restless Legs Syndrome. The most effective vitamin that works great for RLS sufferers is folic acid. Taking supplements of iron can also aid from RLS discomfort as most cases of RLS arise because of anemia. Before taking iron supplements make sure you the level of iron in your body as higher dose of iron can also be harmful.
Folate is another type of B vitamins, which you can get easily in dark green leafy vegetables like kale, spinach, asparagus etc., you can also get folate in cereals, wheat products, liver, beans, sunflower seeds, eggs etc., the easiest method to take vitamins in water soluble form is to have kale juice on a daily basis.
Promoting flow of blood to the legs can easily prevent the symptoms of RLS and relieve the symptoms of RLS. The best way to promote blood flow is to massage your legs. Massaging your calves regulates the blood flow in your legs and helps controlling the symptoms. Exercise can be helpful too, but before engaging in any type of workout make sure you are not doing it in excess.
Apart from the above mentioned natural treatments you can also try wrapping the legs using ace bandages in case you can keep your leg still for some time. If you are in office sitting for longs hours, try to stand up in between by taking short breaks. Inactivity of legs makes the RLS worse. You can also take bath or shower to relax.
If you still face problems, speak to your doctor. RLS can be genetic, due to iron deficiency; still you can reduce the symptoms by trying the above natural treatments.