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Friday, December 27, 2019

Dr. Eric Berg Featuring: Restless Leg Syndrome – An Interesting Finding

Do you feel like you just can’t sit still? Here’s what to do.
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Today, we’re going to talk about restless leg syndrome.

What is restless leg syndrome?
Restless leg syndrome is very uncomfortable and keeps you from sleeping.
You have an impulse to fidget, and you feel like you can’t be still. 

What causes restless leg syndrome? 
• A deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamine) 
What can influence this condition:
1. KREB cycle (ATP production)
2. Pentose phosphate pathway (nerve atrophy)
3. Acetylcholine 
4. Low dopamine 

Similar conditions to restless leg syndrome:
• Motor restlessness
• Akathisia  
• Tardive dyskinesia 
• ADHD (take B1, zinc, folate, EPA)

Refined carbs and sugar can cause a vitamin B1 deficiency.
 The best source of natural vitamin B1 is nutritional yeast.

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