Do You Know How to Cope with Restless Legs Syndrome?

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More than 3 million Americans have the insatiable urge to move their restless legs. When restlessness sets in, no matter where you are, who you're with, or what you're doing, how do you cope? Test your knowledge while learning some tips on coping with the urge.

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Question 1 of 10

What can you do to make travel easier when living with RLS?

ATravel at night
BChoose a window seat
CStretch and stand as often as possible
DEat less when traveling
ATravel at night
BChoose a window seat
CStretch and stand as often as possible
DEat less when traveling
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Question 2 of 10

What is the best form of exercise for reducing RLS symptoms?

APushups
BYoga
CMarathon running
DNone — exercise should be avoided
APushups
BYoga
CMarathon running
DNone — exercise should be avoided
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Question 3 of 10

You can make it easier to cope with RLS by:

ADrinking more caffeine
BDrinking alcohol before bed
CQuitting smoking
DEating take-out rather than cooking at home
ADrinking more caffeine
BDrinking alcohol before bed
CQuitting smoking
DEating take-out rather than cooking at home
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Question 4 of 10

Which vitamin or mineral supplement can improve RLS symptoms?

AIron
BVitamin H
CVitamin A
DVitamin K
AIron
BVitamin H
CVitamin A
DVitamin K
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Question 5 of 10

An understanding partner can help you cope with RLS symptoms

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 6 of 10

You can improve sleep when living with RLS by:

ASticking to a regular sleep schedule
BGoing to bed earlier
CStaying in bed later
DConserving energy during the day
ASticking to a regular sleep schedule
BGoing to bed earlier
CStaying in bed later
DConserving energy during the day
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Question 7 of 10

This type of book can help distract the mind and relieve RLS symptoms:

AHorror books
BComic books
CPuzzle books
DSuspense books
AHorror books
BComic books
CPuzzle books
DSuspense books
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Question 8 of 10

The best thing to drink to reduce RLS symptoms is:

ATea
BMilk
CSoda
DWater
ATea
BMilk
CSoda
DWater
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Question 9 of 10

Melatonin supplements can improve sleep when living with RLS

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 10 of 10

Working in an office can be made more tolerable by:

AWorking from a standing desk
BSitting on a yoga ball instead of a chair
CWalking in place when sedentary for long periods
DMaking your employer aware of your condition
EAll of the above
AWorking from a standing desk
BSitting on a yoga ball instead of a chair
CWalking in place when sedentary for long periods
DMaking your employer aware of your condition
EAll of the above
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