Suggestions4 Restless Legs

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Been asked for suggestions re restless legs as Lewy Body Dementia symptom.  So posting this in addition to preparing my usual “Truthful Tuesday” entry.

Symptom of Restless Legs is something i know well.

Had problem since young age, as symptomof FibroMyalgia which i inherited.

Check for side-effect of new medication  (mine was extremely intensified by Aricept/Donepezil until i tried cutting dosage to take half in morning then half at night.  Almost completely dissolved as side effect after i was able to handle entire dosage in morning, instead of at night)

Check levels for abnormal levels of nutrients like iron & magnesium.  Sometimes changed meds or other changes can consume more of those, on a regular basis, than what is “normal”.

Make sure there is nothing to impair movement during sleep; no dogs, pillows, etc, blocking movement.  Otherwise almost certain to wake repeatedly during the night (IF you are able to return to sleep, LOL)

bare legs or silky leggings — again nothing that impairs movement against sheets etc

heat bags from microwave sometimes help diringthe falling-asleep process and short time afterward.

 

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Best practices for sleep  >> https://truthfulkindness.com/2016/03/23/sleep-problems-again/

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