restlessness

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restlessness

 [rest´les-nes]
an inability to achieve relaxation; a feeling of mild mental discomfort. Restlessness is frequently an early, subtle sign of a patient's deterioration.

restlessness

a state manifested by increased motor activity, constant walking, vocalizing, lying down and getting up. May be caused by psychological factors, e.g. separation from young, or by pain, or deprivation of water.

Patient discussion about restlessness

Q. i have restless legs at night . could someone help me with what meds i should take

A. I suffered badly from RLS for several years. I then went to see a Neurologist about it. He prescribed a medication for the RLS, and within days the problem was gone. The sense of relief was amazing. However, one has to take the medicine all the time - if I forget to take mine, then the symptoms come back. Nevertheless, it is great to be completely free of the problem !

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