Beware! Feet Can not Shut Troubled Heart Signs

Do not underestimate if you have legs that could not be silent, always wanted to move back and forth or kicking while sleeping. Research shows patients with restless legs syndrome 2 times more vulnerable to heart attack.
"This disorder does not cause heart attacks, but could be a hint of risk factors that need to watch out for," said Dr. Arshad Jahangir, a cardiologist from the Mayo Clinic Arizona, as reported from Dailymail, Wednesday (04/06/2011).
Restless leg syndrome or restless leg syndrome is a neurological disorder (nerve) which causes the legs just did not seem like silent even when she was sleeping. This disorder is one of the factors triggering the stress due to greatly reduce the quality of sleep.
But to do with heart health is not because this syndrome can cause stress. Moreover, patients with restless legs syndrome tend to have thickening of the tissue lining the wall of the heart so as not fluent in pumping blood.
A study at the University of California San Francisco show, thickening of the heart wall tissue at 45 percent experienced by patients with restless legs syndrome who moves his feet more than 35 times during the night. The fewer moves, the smaller the risk of thickening.
In a continuous observation for 3 years, patients with restless legs syndrome who experienced thickening in the heart tissue 2 times more at risk of heart attacks and even death. While the legs did not move much during sleep, jantungya relatively safe.
The study, by Dr. Ralph Brindis of 584 patients with restless leg syndrome, and presented at the American College of Cardiology conference in New Orleans recently. One of the institutions that finance them are the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
According to the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group, there are four criteria that must be met before you are diagnosed with RLS, including:
* A strong desire to move the legs that can not be denied. Often the desire is accompanied by uncomfortable sensations, crawling, itching, interested, sore. * These complaints started or become worse when resting. * Complaints are to be improved when you move the legs, either overall or only partially. Improvements will be settled during the motor movement. * Complaints worse at night, especially when you're lying.
You do not panic, if you happen to RLS is still in normal state, and criteria above may not enter into your RLS symptoms. There are several things that can relieve RLS sufferers, namely: * Reduce caffeine * Reduce alcohol consumption * Eliminate tobacco * Reduce stress. Relaxation with meditation or stress can aggravate RLS yoga.Karena * Manage medications and supplements: Some drugs may worsen the symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome. If you suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome is constituted with iron deficiency, then you should get a recommended supplement to eliminate or improve your symptoms from your doctor. Use a vitamin or mineral supplements on the advice of your physician.
RLS was not associated with serious illness, but is often accompanied by some circumstances damage to the nerves in hands and feet are often caused by diabetes and alcoholism and iron deficiency. For example, if you have a history of stomach or intestinal bleeding or menstrual period that many of kidney failure. Kidney failure can cause iron deficiency is often accompanied by anemia (lack of blood).
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