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Restless legs syndrome ups risk of sleep disturbances in pregnancy

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According to a new study, pregnant women who have restless legs syndrome (RLS) are twice as likely to experience poor sleep quality, poor daytime function and excessive daytime sleepiness. RLS is an irresistible urge to move your legs typically in the evenings. The results showed that 36% of women in… Read more »

Running on sand is good for your heart and legs. Here’s how to do it right

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As a seasonal alternative to pounding pavements or gym treadmills, running on sandy seashores is a good way to train while on vacation while also boosting motivation with a change of scenery. Here’s a look at some of the advantages of running on the beach and how to get ready… Read more »

Restless legs syndrome may cut sleep quality in pregnancy: Research

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Pregnant women with restless legs syndrome (RLS) are more likely to have poor sleep quality, excessive daytime sleepiness and poor daytime function, researchers say. RLS is a condition characterised by a nearly irresistible urge to move the legs, typically in the evenings. The results showed that 36 per cent of… Read more »

What happened when I started throwing my legs up a wall every day

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Google throws up a lot of weird things when you search for something online. During one of such searches, I came across the legs-up-a-wall pose that helps relieve lower body stress. It didn’t look tough and what it promised was worth a try! Game for trying this new technique, I… Read more »