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Night Time Leg Cramps

23. August 2009

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Night time leg cramps and restless legs syndrome are different from each other. ·         With restless legs syndrome, your legs feel twitchy or uneasy unless you start moving them. ·         For more information, see the post Restless Legs Syndrome. What are night-time leg cramps? ·         Night-time (or nocturnal) leg cramps are mainly sudden spasms, or tightening, […]

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Rhythmic Movement Disorder

20. July 2009

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What is rhythmic movement disorder? Rhythmic Movement Disorder (RMD), also known as jactatio capitis nocturna, is a sleep disorder condition that can be described as repetitive rocking or banging body motions before and/or during drowsiness or light sleep. This condition mostly happens in infants and young children. However, adults can although be affected. Normally, Rhythmic […]

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Leg Cramps Part III

3. July 2009

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Toe Cramps It is not funny at all when you see someone walking like a ballerina. Her toes directed in absolute impossible way, that is outwards. That is how a person with toe cramps look lime. Unfortunately, even if they walk that way, they won’t be able get rid of pain. In fact, toe cramps may […]

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Preventing Leg Cramps

2. July 2009

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How can you prevent leg cramps? Use these tips to help prevent night time leg cramps: Drink a lot of water, preferably tea, and other fluids during the day. Try to avoid drinks with alcohol or caffeine. These drinks can make you loosing water in your body Eat healthy foods, especially if you are pregnant, […]

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Leg Cramps Part II

1. July 2009

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Night time leg cramps and restless legs syndromes are different from each other. ·         With restless legs syndrome, your legs feel twitchy or uneasy unless you start moving them. ·         For more information, see the post Restless Legs Syndrome. What are night-time leg cramps? ·         Night-time (or nocturnal) leg cramps are mainly sudden spasms, or […]

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Leg Cramps Part I

30. June 2009

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In general, all type of cramps are divided into several categories:   Muscle cramps are sudden, uncontrolled contraction of one or more muscles producing enormous pain. This type of pain is mostly experienced in the legs, and, therefore, often called a leg cramp, or a “charley horse.”   Leg cramps happens when the leg muscles […]

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Periodic Limb Movements Disorder

29. June 2009

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Is Periodic Limb Movement Disorder similar to Restless Legs Disorder?  No it isn’t. See for youself:   Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD), is also known as Nocturnal myoclonus. It is categorized as a sleep disorder and it is displayed when a person moves his or her limbs unwillingly during sleep. They also  have some problems related to […]

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Restless Legs Syndrome

27. June 2009

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Have you ever experienced breaking your sleep and become forcefully awaken as you kick out with your feet? If so, you have experienced Restless Leg Syndrome, or (RLS, Wittmaack-Ekbom’s syndrome). Originally described in 17th century medical publications, Restless Legs Syndrome was bothering people ever since! What is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless Leg Syndrome is a […]

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