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Restless Leg Syndrome

Common Causes of Foot Pain While Sleeping

Derek Roach | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Derek Roach

While most foot pain occurs during the day while we are up and moving around on our feet, some conditions can cause us discomfort at night while we are trying to sleep. Let's look at some of the common problems that can cause nighttime foot pain and what you can do about it.

Check Your Health Before You Check In For Your Next Flight

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.27.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whatever condition you may be traveling with, always check with your physician if there's any question about the safety of flying.

How To Tell If You Have Restless Legs Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living

The Question: How can I tell if I have restless legs syndrome? The Answer: No matter how hard you may try, there are just some nights where the qua...

You CAN Get A Perfect Night's Sleep

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Cleaning up your living room is not as important as cleaning up your brain, and sleeping helps you do it.

10 Tips for Restless Leg Syndrome

Ben Greenfield | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

The restless symptoms typically strike when you're lying in bed at night, but in more serious cases, they can also flare up in the daytime, such as when you're sitting for a long period of time. So what can you do about RLS? Here are 10 tips.

Surprising Signs Of Restless Legs Syndrome

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

Nighttime creepy-crawlies aren't limited to camping or Halloween. For approximately 10 percent of Americans, tingly, itchy sensations -- mostly between the ankle and the knee -- aren't the creeping of spiders or the fluttering of bats, but a neurological disorder called Restless Legs Syndrome, or RLS.

Poor Sleep In Pregnancy Can Lead To Complications At Birth

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 10.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Sleeping well during pregnancy is a challenge -- but it doesn't have to be impossible. For many women, it may mean taking some extra time and paying extra attention in order to protect both quantity and quality of sleep as a pregnancy progresses.

4 Ways Exercise Affects Your Sleep

Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Earlier this month, researchers at the annual SLEEP 2013 meeting presented a study showing that having a more physically demanding job can affect how ...

Restless Legs Syndrome Linked To Earlier Death Risk

Posted 06.13.2013 | Fifty

Men with restless legs syndrome already have a hard time sleeping. Now they have something else to worry about. A new study finds that these men may n...

Is It Growing Pains Or Restless Legs Syndrome?

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

In general, restless legs syndrome (RLS) is not described as a painful condition. Rather it is often referred to as a "creepy-crawly" sensation, achiness, "unscratchable itch," "unpleasant tickle," "feeling of unrest," or "ants in the pants."

7 Natural Solutions For A Good Night's Sleep

Felice Shapiro | Posted 05.21.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

When we're not talking about getting in shape, sex, our kids, our homes, our skin/hair or our finances and health -- we're probably talking about sleep. One thing we can all agree on is, there's no one solution to ensuring a good night's sleep that works for everyone.

Superheroes And Their Sleep Disorders

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

It appears we will have to wait until May 3 to see how Iron Man conquers his insomnia -- which I'm guessing will have something to do with Tony simplifying his life. Fortunately, you don't have to wait that long to address your sleeping hindrances.

8 Yoga Poses To Help This Sleep Problem

Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By Diana Rodriguez The itching, tingling, unpleasant sensations of restless legs syndrome (RLS) can be stressful to deal with, and when you're not ...

Why Is Restless Leg Syndrome Still So Mysterious?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Restless leg syndrome is now recognized as both a sleep disorder and a neurological disorder. Despite this progress, RLS still remains something of a mystery condition.

Why I Wish They'd Stop Running Medical Ads

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Commercials have come a long way since those matching bathtubs on the hill. Of course I'm still worried about erectile dysfunction, but first I must get a handle on my LDL and HDL. Which one indicates a cholesterol problem again?

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS): Huffington Post Guide To Sleep Disorders

Seed | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Restless leg syndrome is a common sleep disorder that usually affects middle-aged and older adults and may also affect people with celiac disease. It ...

Expert Tips For Battling Restless Leg Syndrome

Seed | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a common sleep disorder that usually affects people of all ages and walks of life. We spoke to David Uskavitch, M.D., c...

Surprising Sleep Stealers

Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D.

We know the principles of good sleep hygiene, like not drinking too much caffeine during the day, not exercising late at night and not reading or watching TV in bed if you have trouble sleeping. But that alone may not solve your problem.

Menopause Is the Ultimate Sleep Challenge

Rebecca Booth, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Booth, MD

Chronic insomnia in menopause is a huge challenge. On every day that I have seen patients, more than one has described the loss of sleep as the worst part of "the change" for them.

Jason Linkins

Henry Waxman Schooled On Restless Leg Syndrome (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As you may have heard, California Rep. Henry Waxman was released recently from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, having been admitted after ...

Thank You, Bill Maher, For Asking Where in the World is Barack Obama and What is He Going To Do About Healthcare?

Anne Dunev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anne Dunev

Most decent people cannot conceive that anyone would profit from knowingly harming others. That is the flaw in capitalism. And that is one reason that evil can exist.