CBD for Restless Leg Syndrome: Everything You Need to Know

CBD for Restless Leg Syndrome: Everything You Need to Know

Have you ever felt a tingling, crawling pain in your feet that you suddenly get the urge to shake off by rapidly moving your feet? Do you feel your legs have been set on fire, with rapid electric current running up your feet when you’re sitting idly or lying down? If you’re someone who has experienced this kind of uncomfortable sensations in your legs, you must be aware of this rare disorder of the motor muscles, known as Willis-Ekbom Disease (WED) or Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). Unlike a habitual shaking of legs when feeling restless, bored, or anxious, this isn’t something that you can shake off easily – although you may feel like it. Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a chronic neurosensory disorder that “affects about 5-15% of adult people in industrialized countries”. In fact, its prevalence among Fibromyalgia patients is as high as one in every three fibromyalgia patients. Treating Restless Leg Syndrome – Conventional & Otherwise A FAIR WARNING: There is NO ABSOLUTE CURE for RLS. Nevertheless, the usual treatment methods entail mostly medication, lifestyle changes, and some therapies. While several pharmaceutical options are available to such patients, new studies indicate that CBD could be a safer and more effective option for RLS patients. Additionally, CBD helps patients grab a well-deserved and much-needed shut-eye that RLS patients often do not get owing to the sudden and erratic leg movements in the middle of the night. But, why should one choose CBD over other traditional forms of medications? For…

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