Hello fellow sufferers. I get RLS a few minutes after sitting down in an armchair every evening. This follows me to bed and I writhe around with RLS as soon as I get horizontal. This is often followed by cramps in any/all my leg muscles. This can only be stopped by getting out of bed walking around and/or taking a hot shower. I can then get back into bed and may enjoy an hour or so of rest, only to be woken up by another RLS/cramps attack. This can only be stopped by getting vertical and padding around the house until the cramps subside. Hot herbal tea, porridge or beans on toast can help, but symptoms return after a short while of being horizontal. I am sleep-deprived and getting quite depressed about the horror of going to bed. I am causing serious disruption to my wife who now has to sleep in a seperate bedroom. Help!
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