restless legs

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Noun1.restless legs - 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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Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a progressive and chronic disorder manifested by a burning sensation and paresthesia, and is characterized by a requirement of moving the affected extremities when at rest and during the night (Allen et al, 2003; American Sleep Disorders Association, 1997; Walters, 1995).
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in MS patients and RLS relationship with patient age, sex, degree of disability, form of MS, time elapsed from MS diagnosis and use of antidepressants.
Objective: To find and compare prevalence and severity of Restless Legs Syndrome among physiotherapy students.
When I first wrote about restless legs, or Ekbom's syndrome, I was laughed at.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is characterized by an irresistible urge to move the legs, usually accompanied by an abnormal sensation.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological movement disorder that affects a large number of people (1).
Keywords: Restless legs syndrome, Polysomnography, Sleep disorder.
We believe that XenoPorts lead product Horizant offers patients and physicians a valuable treatment option for moderate-to-severe primary restless legs syndrome and post herpetic neuralgia.
Canadian patients suffering from Restless Legs Syndrome will have access to Relaxis, a medical device approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for treating the symptoms of primary RLS, due to an exclusive new agreement between Sleep Therapeutics and Sensory NeuroStimulation Inc.
Thirty patients (aged 20-80 years; mean age, 56 years) with restless legs syndrome and a low-normal serum ferritin level (15-50 ng/ml; suggestive of low or borderline-low iron status) were randomly assigned to receive ferrous sulfate (325 mg twice a day) or pramipexole (0.
The aim of this study was to investigate whether high-frequency rTMS could have any beneficial effects in restless legs syndrome (RLS).