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How do I care for someone with restless legs syndrome?

Caring for someone with restless legs syndrome means helping with the lifestyle changes that may relieve symptoms. Because good sleep habits are important, for example, making sure that the person has a quiet place to sleep and goes to bed and gets up at the same time everyday can be helpful. Getting regular exercise, limiting caffeine and alcohol consumption, and quitting smoking are important, too.

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