For many people diagnosed with restless leg syndrome or neuropathy, weight gain can be an unwanted side effect of the medications that are typically prescribed.
In this video, Dr. Anderson talks about the dangerous potential of weight gain and how this can negatively affect your overall health.
Weight gain can cause:
- Increased blood pressure
- Risk of developing diabetes
- Added stress on your feet
- Poor nerve function
- Increased risk of developing cancer (and other diseases linked to obesity)
If you are experiencing these symptoms, there is hope. Many of our patients come to us with a desire to get off of their medications and explore other treatment options for neuropathy and restless leg syndrome. To learn more about these treatment options, click here.