Here Are 7 Ways Your Feet Can Mess with Your Sleep
If your feet aren’t happy, you won’t sleep well. Here are the potential foot issues that could be keeping you awake.
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) causes a throbbing sensation in your feet and legs that triggers a desperate urge to move them, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The National Institutes of Health estimates that nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population has RLS. Ask your doctor about lifestyle changes—including decreasing coffee or increasing iron—that can help minimize symptoms. If your case is very severe, your doctor may also recommend a number of medications. Try these home remedies for restless leg syndrome first.
Your feet need some air
Do you ever feel abnormally warm and uncomfortable at night? Then kick your foot outside that fluffy duvet cover. According to New York, the act of putting your foot in the cool air helps decrease your overall body temperature. A cooler body temperature is essential to a healthy night of sleep, according to these tips from sleep doctors.