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Things You Didn't Know About Restless Legs Syndrome

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Woman with restless leg syndrome in bed.
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Man can't fall asleep.
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RLS does not occur during sleep


Walking around at night in slippers.
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RLS might make you feel like a zombie


Arm pain
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RLS doesn’t only affect the legs


Pregnant woman.
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RLS does not discriminate


Man taking medication.
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Medication can be effective


Poker gambling.
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RLS might make you more impulsive


People exercising at the gym.
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Lifestyle changes can improve symptoms


Massage.
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RLS may give you a renewed appreciation of massage


Woman unable to sleep.
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RLS is tough on your partner, too


Depressed woman talking to a doctor.
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RLS is linked to other health problems


Martin Reed

Martin Reed

@insomniacoach

Martin is the creator of Insomnia Coach, an eight-week course that combines online sleep education with individual sleep coaching. His course helps clients improve their sleep so they can enjoy a better life with more energy and start each day feeling happy, healthy, rested, and refreshed. Martin also runs a free sleep training course that has helped over 5,000 insomniacs. He holds a master’s degree in health and wellness education and studied clinical sleep health at the University of Delaware.