Night cramps and restless leg syndrome are two reasons why you may not enough rest at night. These conditions happen at night when you’re trying to get some much needed sleep, but the pain keeps you awake.
Restless leg syndrome’s (RLS) causes are not exactly known but pregnancy, kidney failure, diabetes, consuming alcohol or due to some medication. It’s a neurological disorder which causes unpleasantness in the legs and doesn’t let you rest.
Nightly leg cramps may be caused by dehydration, excessive exercise and mineral and vitamin deficiencies.