Plant of Indian Medicine Seen to Ease Insomnia, Restless Leg Syndrome

Plant of Indian Medicine Seen to Ease Insomnia, Restless Leg Syndrome

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Plant of Indian Medicine Seen to Ease Insomnia, Restless Leg Syndrome

Adding a plant-derived agent called Withania somnifera, used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine and thought to help with disturbed sleep, to the insomnia medicines given a woman with Parkinson’s disease appears to have eased her insomnia and completely alleviated her restless leg syndrome, researchers in India report. The case report, “Withania somnifera as an Adjunctive Treatment for Refractory Restless Legs Syndrome in Parkinson’s Disease: A Case Report,” was published in Cureus. Restless leg syndrome, or RLS, refers to an uncontrollable…

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