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By Lindsay Wilson

Restless Legs SyndromeNutritional deficiencies may play a role in restless legs syndrome

 

It’s the end of a long day and exhausted, you tuck into bed and wait for sleep to come. But instead of sleep, the creepy, crawly sensation overcomes your legs. You stretch your calves, trying to overcome the urge to get up and move, but it doesn’t work. And now here you are, wide awake, walking around trying to calm the restless feeling in your legs.

 

Sound familiar? If so, then you likely have restless legs syndrome (RLS), a neurological disorder characterized by uncomfortable sensations in the legs accompanied with an overwhelming urge to move them to relieve the discomfort; symptoms typically worsen at night or during times of inactivity such as during long flights or car trips. For...


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By Jack Challem

Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies Probiotics, the good bacteria that inhabit your digestive tract, are back in the news. This time a team of researchers have reported that probiotics help regulate the immune system and reduce allergy symptoms.

 

Anurag Singh, MD, PhD, of the Nestlé Research Center, Switzerland, and his colleagues studied 20 people with a history of seasonal allergies. Some subjects took a probiotic supplement containing a form of Bifidobacterium lactis and others had a placebo during the peak of pollen season. The subjects’ blood was analyzed at the beginning of the study, at four weeks, and again when the study ended at eight weeks.

 

Levels of Th-2 cytokines, which are involved in allergies, decreased significantly in people taking...