Restless Legs Syndrome: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

Food and Nutrition

Foods to be taken
  • Iron rich food (spinach, kale, asparagus, walnuts)
  • Magnesium rich food (almonds, roasted cashews, soy beans, whole wheat)
  • Fruits and vegetables
Foods to be avoided
  • Alcohol
  • Tea and coffee
  • Carbonated beverages
  • Pork and beef
  • Egg

Yoga and Exercise

  • A daily walk at a moderate pace is an excellent exercise.
  • Try stretching your calves, hamstrings, and gluteal (butt) muscles before bed.

Music and Meditation

Stress is also a cause of restless legs syndrome hence hearing soft music and doing meditation helps out in reducing stress.

Home Remedies

  • Moderate exercises
  • Sleep better by sticking to a regular sleep schedule
  • Lose weight
  • Practice relaxation techniques
  • Warm baths and massages
  • Apply warm and cool packs
  • Read a book before sleep, watch TV
  • Do not sit alone or quite (do any work like sewing etc.)

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