How to Prevent Restless Legs Syndrome from Ruining Your Sleep

If you’re dealing with restless legs syndrome, you know how hard it is to get a good night’s sleep. And if you don’t sleep well, you can’t function at your best. You may find it hard to focus or stay awake at work. You may lose interest in daily activities or withdraw from social events because you’re just too tired. You may also be sleepy behind the wheel, which is dangerous. All of these things can be improved by getting proper rest. 

There are lifestyle changes you can make to help your restless legs, but sometimes vein treatment provides the best relief. So, if you’re ready to take control of restless legs syndrome and get your life back, visit our vein specialists at Hamilton Vascular in Webster, Sugar Land, Round Rock, and San Antonio, Texas. Our experienced team offers a variety of vein treatments that can help you sleep better once and for all.

Home remedies for restless legs

The first things to try to ease restless leg symptoms are DIY therapies. Here are some suggestions:

Hopefully, some of these will work for you. But, when home remedies don’t seem to alleviate your symptoms, it may be time to consult one of our vein experts. They’ll review your health history, conduct a physical exam, and may order diagnostic tests to determine what’s causing your restless legs. Once they have the full picture, they’ll discuss your treatment options.

Vein treatments for restless legs

Sometimes, issues with the blood flow through your veins could be contributing to restless legs syndrome. For example, if you have varicose veins, the blood could be pooling in your veins instead of moving through. This may cause leg pain, itching, burning, or throbbing; all may keep you up at night. You could also have other circulation problems in your legs. These conditions can be treated easily by our experienced team of doctors and surgeons. Studies show an improvement in restless legs syndrome after undergoing radiofrequency ablation and noninvasive sclerotherapy. We offer both of these services to our patients in southern Texas.

To find out if vein treatment could prevent restless legs syndrome from ruining your sleep, call Hamilton Vascular at the location nearest to you or schedule a consultation online today.

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