Diagnosis and treatment of restless legs syndrome

Diagnosis and treatment of restless legs syndrome
Diagnosis and treatment of restless
legs syndrome
A medical consultation is often enough to diagnose restless leg syndrome
(impatience). Sometimes additional exams are needed. The Best Treatment For
Spider Veins On Legs is based on simple actions and a healthy lifestyle.
Medications can help treat the symptoms and / or their cause.
Restless legs syndrome (impatience): the medical consultation
The doctor asks you first about your symptoms (intensity, circumstances of
occurrence, frequency, evolution, etc.) He also asks you if these signs affect your
sleep, your daytime vigilance (episodes of falling asleep during the day ) and your
mood ( fatigue, depressive episodes).
Then, the practitioner asks you about:
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Possible cases of restless legs syndrome in your family;
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Your personal medical history (e.g. diabetes, chronic kidney failure)
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The treatments you are taking (certain medications prescribed or taken as
self-medication may trigger or aggravate symptoms).
Finally, the doctor examines you.
In general, this first consultation is sufficient to confirm the diagnosis of restless
legs syndrome. However, your practitioner may also prescribe:
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A blood test to check your blood iron levels;
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A sleep recording, to better understand the effects of
syndrome on your nights;
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A consultation with a neurologist (specialist in diseases of the nervous
system) or a specialist in sleep disorders. These can indeed provide a medical care
better suited to your case, if necessary.
Once the diagnosis is made, your doctor informs you about the disease and Laser
Treatment for Spider Veins on Legs, its fluctuating nature with periods of lull and
possible aggravation that may require therapeutic adaptations.
Restless legs syndrome (impatience): what treatment?
In order to choose the best Spider Vein Treatment Options, the doctor measures
the intensity of your restless legs syndrome.
It uses for this a precise evaluation scale (so-called "light", "moderate", "severe"
and "very severe" forms), based on:
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The nature of your symptoms;
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Their impact on your mood and on your social, family and professional life.
A healthy lifestyle and in some cases, a drug treatment, can reduce the signs of
the syndrome.
In light forms, simple actions and the adoption of a healthy lifestyle are generally
sufficient to reduce impatience. These hygiene measures are, however,
indispensable in the more serious forms of the disease.
In severe forms, which cause significant disruption of sleep or impact on the
quality of life and if the measures taken in daily life prove to be insufficient, your
doctor may prescribe a drug of the family of dopamine agonists. These products
compensate for the lack of dopamine (a substance that allows the transmission of
information in the nervous system), which promotes the appearance of restless
legs syndrome.
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In case of intermittent manifestations, treatment is taken during episodes
of restless legs syndrome. It can also be indicated as a preventative.
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If the symptoms are regular and frequent, the drug intake is continuous.
Side effects are possible: nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure, daytime
sleepiness , hallucinations and rarely behavioral disorders. To avoid them,
dopaminergic drugs are prescribed in moderate doses, gradually increased.
This treatment is only symptomatic. Indeed, there is still no drug for the cure of
restless legs syndrome.
These drugs are not reimbursed by the Health Insurance as part of this disease.
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