Causes of Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg SyndromeRLS or more commonly known as Restless Leg Syndrome, may seem like not a big deal to people that don’t have it.  But, for the 10% of the population that does have RLS it’s a condition that can essentially interrupt your life and make certain things, like sleeping soundly, really difficult.  Since it mainly has to do with sleep, it is considered a sleep disorder, though some people say that they also have symptoms during the day time as well.  Essentially, the name itself defines what this condition really is; having restless legs.  But, it’s much more than just that.  Most people that experience RLS deal with the uncomfortable and sporadic sensation of a pulling in their arms or legs.  It’s a really annoying condition to say the least, especially while trying to sleep.  Most of the people that have this condition will try to move their legs while sleeping in order to relieve the symptoms – for some people it works, and for others it does not.  Other people say they feel pins and needles in their limbs, or a bug-crawling like sensation under the skin.  These sensations tend to worsen when sitting still or lying down.  Continue reading “Causes of Restless Leg Syndrome”