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Restless leg syndrome. Do you need help?

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder that causes people to move their legs at night which may result in poor sleep quality, depression, fatigue and even pain. Since sleep is such an important factor in our overall health and wellness, it's no surprise that chronic insomnia from RLS has a negative impact on quality of life. Studies associate RLS with high blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes. Some lifestyle changes may lower RLS risk and benefit RLS symptoms, such as controlling weight, not smoking, exercising regularly and consuming only a moderate amount of alcohol. Symptoms are often managed through pharmacological solutions, including dopaminergic agents, anti-epilepsy drugs, opioids or benzodiazepines, which can cause severe side effects over time. Researchers have found that certain nutrient deficiencies were associated with RLS, including iron and dopamine in the brain and low levels of folic acid (vitamin B9) and vitamins B12 and D. A comprehensive assessment, functional lab testing and a tailored health protocol to bring your nutrient levels back in optimal range may be the key to treating RLS - and I would love to help! Reach out to schedule a consultation and let's get your sleep back on track! #restlesslegssyndrome #restless #sleep #poorsleep #vitamindeficiency #minerals #fatigue #DepressionAndAnxietyAwareness #guthealthforlife #guthealthisimportant #lifestyle #lifestylechange #medicalnutritiontherapy #functionalmedicine


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