Restless Legs Syndrome vs. Night Leg Jerks





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What is the difference between restless legs syndrome and night legs jerks? Watch this quick video to find out.

0:00 Introduction: Restless Legs Syndrome vs. Night Leg Jerks
0:12 Nocturnal leg jerks (NLJ)
1:02 Periodic limb movement disorder
1:49 Restless legs syndrome
2:53 Key takeaways
3:06 Share your success story!

In this video, we’re going to talk about the difference between restless legs syndrome and nocturnal leg jerks.

First, let’s talk about nocturnal legs jerks (NLJ). This is can also be called hyping jerk or myoclonic jerk.

This situation can resemble the feeling of jumping when you’re startled or falling while you’re sleeping.

With nocturnal leg jerks, you may experience an increase in heart rate and breathing.

Nocturnal leg jerks are typically caused by a magnesium deficiency. Leafy greens and magnesium supplements can help promote normal and healthy levels of magnesium.

Periodic limb movement disorder is another potential cause of leg jerks. This is often caused by a deficiency in dopamine or low iron. Periodic limb movement may be worsened by:
• Antidepressants
• Stress
• Lack of sleep
• Caffeine
• Alcohol

Now, let’s talk about restless legs syndrome (RLS).

RLS is a result of lactic acid build-up, or lactic acidosis. This is when your body’s pH becomes too acidic. Lactic acidosis makes your muscles very restless.

A high-carb diet can deplete vitamin B1. In turn, this can cause high lactic acid and restless legs syndrome.

The best remedy for RLS is nutritional yeast and a low-carb diet.

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Dr. Berg, age 56, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan, and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.


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Thanks for watching. I hope this helped explain the difference between restless legs syndrome and nocturnal leg jerks. I’ll see you in the next video.
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