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ADULT FEMALE SUFFERS FROM LEG PAINS AFTER 2-4 HOURS SLEEP THROUGH

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ADULT FEMALE SUFFERS FROM LEG PAINS AFTER 2-4 HOURS SLEEP THROUGH THE NIGHT
- PAIN IS EASED BY RISING , WALKING AROUND FOR 15 MINUTES AND HEATING LEGS.
NO PROBLEM DURING DAY OTHER THAN OCCASIONAL CRAMPS. THANKS
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
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Dr. David :

it sounds like you have restless leg syndrome at night.

Dr. David :

you might benefit from medication treatment for restless leg syndrome

Dr. David :

medications like sinemet or requip (ropinirole)

Dr. David :

these are medications your doctors can prescribe to you.

Dr. David :

have you talked to your GP doctor about these leg pains and cramps at night?

Dr. David :

you should also get your potassium and magnesium levels checked to see if they are low.

Dr. David :

which can also cause cramps at night as well.

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