Akathisia

Self-care

Self-care measures include using hot or cold packs on affected area and practicing relaxation exercises. Avoiding caffeine, alcohol, and tobacco may ease symptoms.

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Affects social situations
  • Disrupts sleep
  • Worsening symptoms

Last Updated May 24, 2018


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