If you struggle with the symptoms of restless leg syndrome (RLS), you understand how frustrating it can be to narrow down potential causes and find an effective (yet safe) treatment.Fortunately, there's a great deal of medical research showing that various supplements for restless legs syndrome may help alleviate RLS symptoms. What is restless legs syndrome?Restless legs syndrome, also called Willis-Ekbom disease, is a medical condition causing uncomfortable sensations in the legs. ...

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What is sarcopenia?Sarcopenia is essentially age-related muscle loss.Although sarcopenia is associated with the elderly, it can also occur in middle-aged and younger populations.The clinical definition of sarcopenia is a “syndrome characterized by progressive and generalized loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength” that is highly correlated with loss of physical function and disability, lower quality of life, and death risk.There are two main types of sarcopenia—primary and secondary.Primary sarcopenia refers ...

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The cumulative injury cycle is the key to understanding why your body is constantly breaking down. Why aches and pains crop up seemingly from thin air. Why your functional strength and mobility are declining (with no slowdown in sight). And why as soon as you get over one injury, you suffer another.All these problems are tied to one root problem (and one root solution). And it’s not just “part of ...

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Leg cramps at night can be a literal pain in the a** (though they more commonly affect the muscles of the lower legs and feet). Unlike typical muscle cramps, they're usually NOT caused by dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, or even overuse. In most cases, there are several variables causing this sleep-interrupting nuisance. In this article, we dive into what leg cramps at night mean, what causes them, and how you can ...

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