Feet Feel Uncomfortable At Night Until It Is Difficult To Sleep?
Hello, my name is atta. I am 21 years old. I want to ask. I’ve been a few times when I want to sleep, always restless. Then I thought what made my sleep restless. Then 1 point that I just realized is when I want to sleep. My legs are like cenut cenut, or rheumatic pain like uncomfortable. And it’s been a long time since I experienced it. Then I quickly searched the internet for the complaints I was experiencing and in the end I knew that what I was feeling was called RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME. I’ve read what it is and it turns out that the symptoms listed on the disease are exactly what I experienced. And on the internet it is written that it cannot be treated but can be treated. My question is, doctor, where do I go for this treatment or what specialist doctor so I can get the right treatment or treatment according to the doctor’s advice because honestly this really bothers me at night when I want to sleep as a result the next day I’m tired and can’t concentrate in class because I’m still a student. Thank you doctor
Although what Abdul experienced was exactly the same as the symptoms of restless leg syndrome (RLS), it is not certain that what Abdul experienced was true. Because the basis for a doctor's diagnosis is not enough just from the symptoms experienced by the patient, it is still necessary to compare it with the information obtained through a medical examination. Moreover, there are several medical conditions that also have similar complaints to RLS conditions, such as:
Akathisia (a movement disorder that makes it difficult to keep the body still, where the most affected part of the body is the feet) Neuropathy (nerve damage causes disturbances in the body's coordination system to move or sensations of pain, pain, heat, aches, etc.) Occurrence of leg cramps at night (this condition is not the same as RLS) Blood vessel disorders (blood flow that is not smooth will cause the tissues to be damaged, so that coordination of body movements and complaints of pain can arise) Radiculopathy (pinched nerves)
So, check with your doctor first, you will be interviewed about your medical history and perform a physical examination, if this condition cannot be treated by a general practitioner, the doctor will refer you to a discipline that has a greater tendency. For example, if the results of the examination are more likely to have neurological conditions, they will be referred to a neurologist, but if they tend to lead to blood vessel disorders, they will be referred to a cardiologist and vascular specialist, and the same for other disciplines.
There are several things that Abdul can try to do to relieve or prevent the complaint from getting worse, namely:
Do not consume products containing caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate), and products containing alcohol. In addition, stop smoking. Do not use drugs without clinical consideration from a doctor. Do exercise at least 2x a week with a duration of about 40 minutes. (but you don't have to force yourself to do strenuous exercise) Get used to a scheduled night's sleep, and avoid staying up late
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