I am a 57 year old male. I have had RLS since my early 20s. It gets worse as you age. I spent decades getting no more than 3 or 4 hours of sleep a night. I was a hard head about going to a doctor.
THERE ARE NO HOME REMEDIES FOR RLS!
Do yourself a favor. make an appointment with a doctor that specializes in sleep disorders! Your family doctor probably does not have enough experience with RLS. My family doctor prescribed mirapex and requip. Those drugs had limited effectiveness required increasing dosages, and had horrible side effects.
Living in Maryland, I found a sleep specialist at Johns Hopkins. Gosh he knew what I have gone through. He could complete my sentences when I was explaining my situation to him. For instance he explained that he has found that mirapex and requip do not work for men who experienced their first episodes of RLS before age 30.
RLS is about dopamine levels, there ARE NO home remedies. Find a sleep specialist Start now because it will probably take months to get an appontment