You do not have to settle for fewer hours of sleep or poor quality sleep because of Restless Legs Syndrome. Treatment options are available, and you can get the right treatment at Neurology & Sleep Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Because stress has been shown to increase the severity of RLS symptoms, stress management strategies, including deep breathing, yoga and meditation, especially before bed, can help reduce symptoms and improve sleep.
If your Restless Legs Syndrome is caused by a mineral deficiency and/or nerve communication issue, you may need supplementation or medication to relieve symptoms. Medication treatment options include:
It is important that a doctor monitor your medications to increase or decrease dosages as necessary to provide RLS relief and reduce your risk for side effects (including iron poisoning).
Dr. Senthil Ramasamy is dual-certified in sleep medicine and neurology. His education, training and experience uniquely qualify him to diagnose and treat Restless Legs Syndrome. At our practice, Dr. Ramasamy is actively involved in your care—from initial consultation to treatment evaluation. Contact us to schedule an initial consultation and take the first step toward a better night’s sleep.