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restless legs syndrome

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A neurological disorder characterized by an uncontrollable urge to move the legs, usually as a result of uncomfortable sensations such as tingling or aching. It is usually worse in the evening and night and during periods of inactivity, and it often interferes with sleep. Also called Willis-Ekbom disease.
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Noun1.restless legs syndrome - feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia); may be relieved temporarily by walking or moving the legs
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Sleep quality in hemodialysis patients with restless leg syndrome [in Turkish).
Pharmacologically induced/exacerbated restless leg syndrome, periodic limb movements of sleep and REM behavior disorder/REM sleep without atonia: literature review, qualitative scoring, and comparative analysis.
Restless leg syndrome can be in idiopathic or symptomatic form.
Methods: The study was conducted at the Department of Neurology, Ankara Numune Training and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey, and comprised patients who presented to the outpatient clinic between January and July 2014 who were diagnosed with restless leg syndrome based on the International RestIess Leg Syndrome Study Group criteria.
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A Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is the spontaneous movement of the leg while at rest, and is often a result of having another condition, such as diabetes or even low iron levels.
Restless leg syndrome can sometimes be managed with the same strategies used to treat insomnia.
1), (2) Restless leg syndrome (RLS) also shows up as a secondary dysfunction associated with chronic venous disease.
Data Source: Retrospective study of 584 restless leg syndrome patients who underwent overnight polysomnography studies.