Restless sleep is a common condition nowadays, it could be due to an unhealthy lifestyle, stress or diet, which could be drinking caffeine or alcohol intake before bedtime. Apart from that, it could also be a sign of following severe conditions which are treated by -
Restless leg syndrome - in this syndrome patients urge to move their legs during sleep, which lead to restlessness for the affected person. When it comes to treatment of it, use of ice packs, leg massage or you can wrap your foot to put pressure on certain muscles in the foot. In case of severe pain, you visit a doctor. On the basis of the clinical condition, the doctor will prescribe iron supplements or medications such as anti seizure drugs, dopaminergic agents etc.
Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder - in it affected person act in their dreams, he/she walks or moves in their dreams. In such condition, the doctor will prescribe you medications such as melatonin or clonazepam to treat this disorder.
Obstructive sleep apnea - in this condition affected person snore or gasp loudly. It also includes symptoms such as headache, sore throat or dry mouth. To treat this condition doctor will prescribe lifestyle changes, more physical activity so that a patient can lose weight.