HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) also known as Willis-Ekbom disease (WED or Wittmaack-Ekbom syndrome, is a neurological disorder characterized by an irresistible urge to move one's body to stop uncomfortable or odd sensations It most commonly affects the legs, but can affect the arms, torso, head, and even phantom limb Moving the affected body part modulates the sensations, providing temporary relief.
RLS sensations range from pain or an aching in the muscles, to "an itch you can't scratch," a "buzzing sensation," an unpleasant "tickle that won't stop," or even a "crawling" feeling. The sensations typically begin or intensify during quiet wakefulness, such as when relaxing, reading, studying, or trying to sleep Additionally, most individuals with RLS have periodic limb movement(limbs jerking during sleep), which is an objective physiologic marker of the disorder and is associated with sleep disruption. It can be caused by low iron levels
ZINCUM MET 200 and TARENTULA 200-- Zincum Met and Tarentula are the best homeopathic medicines for restless leg syndrome which disturbs the person at night. They are used when marked uneasiness in the legs is present. The person finds it impossible to relax and find a comforting place for the legs when at rest. Constant motion of legs is needed to find little relief.
RHUS TOXICODENDRON 200- Rhus Tox is a wonderful remedy for restless leg syndrome when the legs are restless from an aching pain in leg muscles. It is also useful when a person finds it difficult to keep the legs in a relaxed position at night after heavy exertion during day time... Along with aching, a crawling, tingling sensation may also appear in the legs. Rest worsens the symptoms. Constant motion of legs provides relief.
MEDORRHINUM 1M- Medorrhinum when legs ache all the night, with a difficulty in keeping them still even for a moment. Burning in the feet may be an accompanying symptom
ARGENTUM NITRICUM 200-Argentum Nitricum provides good relief when a person has restless legs from rigid calves. Legs feel heavy like a log of wood.
CAUSTICUM 200-Causticum is considered when the person has a twitching sensation in the legs along with heaviness. There is need to move the feet constantly or walk about to relax. Causticum is needed when the legs are restless from heaviness and stiffness in the calf muscles. Along with this, there may be a complaint of an electric shock-like sensation in the legs.
FERRUM MET 30, FERRUM PHOS 6X, CHINA 30- Ferrum Met, Ferrum Phos and China. These medicines are very beneficial to relieve symptoms of restless leg syndrome resulting from depleted iron reserves of the body. They ensure complete recovery in the most natural way. These medicines help a person to relax, keep their legs still and have a sound sleep.
KALI PHOS 6X- Kali Phos is the perfect homeopathic medicine for restless leg syndrome from pricking or numbness in feet. It stands among the best remedies for restless leg syndrome resulting from peripheral neuropathy. It is considered when restless legs syndrome occurs along with a numbness or pricking sensation in the feet. The person feels exhausted. Kali Phos is also prescribed in cases where the feeling of fatigue predominates.