Restless Legs Treatment
Fast & Efficient RLS Treatment in Franklin, TN
Restless legs syndrome is among one of the most prevalent sleep and movement conditions. It impacts an approximated 5 to 10 percent of grownups and 2 to 4 percent of kids in the United States. A disorder identified by a nearly unavoidable impulse to move the legs, typically at night, RLS can make one’s life very difficult.
There is Hope, We Can Help!
Ketamine infusion therapy is bringing new hope to so many who have not had success with RLS treatments. Ketamine has been analyzed and proven as being efficient in helping with a variety of pain conditions.
Best of all, ketamine works fast to provide almost instant relief for many. No more waiting months to feel better. Contact Mindful Infusions of Tennessee today to learn more about the best restless legs syndrome treatment in Franklin, TN.
What Are The Symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome?
The chief symptom is an urge to move the legs. Common accompanying characteristics of RLS include:
- Sensations that start while relaxing: The sensation generally begins after you’ve been resting or sitting for a prolonged time, like in a car, airplane or theater.
- Relief with movement: The sensation of RLS reduces with movement, for example, stretching, wiggling the legs, pacing, or going for walks.
- Worsening of symptoms at night: Symptoms occur mainly in the evening.
- Nighttime leg twitching: RLS may be connected with another, a more common condition referred to as periodic limb movement of sleep, which causes the legs to twitch and kick, potentially all throughout the night, while you sleep.
The sensations, which generally occur within the limb rather than on the skin, are described as:
How Does Ketamine Help With RLS?
It is believed that the main cause of RLS is due to overactivity of the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor in the brain. Ketamine helps the condition by attaching to the NMDA receptor and blocking it from being activated by glutamate, a neurotransmitter, thereby helping to mute the desire to restlessly move one’s legs.
If you are looking for new restless legs treatment in Franklin, TN, schedule a free consultation with us at Mindful Infusions of Tennessee today!
The Ketamine Infusion Experience
During treatment, we go above and beyond to make sure all of our patients feel as comfortable as possible in their own private rooms. Infusions typically last 45-60 minutes for mood disorders, while chronic pain conditions require a larger dose and longer duration of infusion.
A number of our patients refer to a “dissociative” effect, and most of our patients respond positively to this sensation. In many cases, this disassociation effect is what aids with your treatment and delivers a positive response to ketamine therapy.
These are all ordinary components of the treatment. You will always remain in a safe atmosphere with our team there to monitor you and be readily available during your infusion.
What Are The Side Effects of Ketamine Treatment?
As a new treatment option for RLS, ketamine does have a few minor side effects. These can include a dream-like feeling, disrupted vision, lightheadedness, nausea, or some slight anxious feelings during treatment.
Ketamine is an FDA-approved medication utilized in “off-label” use for infusion therapy. Off-label use indicates that it is a treatment that the FDA did not initially authorize. The FDA approves prescription medications only for specific uses, but most medications at some point develop off-label uses as a result of the clinical experience that develops with time.
Ketamine may cause a slight elevation in heart rate and blood pressure.
Can Ketamine Help You Heal?
Have you tried and exhausted other restless legs treatment options only to be left sleepless and jerking at night? Are you ready to start living life on your terms again?
If you or someone you may know is dealing with restless legs syndrome, contact Mindful Infusions of Tennessee today at (615) 472-1017 to learn more about ketamine infusions for fast-acting RLS treatment in Franklin, TN.
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