restless legs syndrome


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

restless legs syndrome

[‚rest·ləs ′legz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A condition that is characterized by intense disagreeable feelings in the legs at rest and repose with compulsion to move the legs to get relief from these symptoms, peak onset usually occurs during middle age, and the disorder tends to become more severe with age.
References in periodicals archive ?
for the Restless Legs Syndrome Diagnosis and Epidemiology Workship at the National Institutes of Health; International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group.
Prevalence of restless legs syndrome in North American and Western European population: a systematic review.
Among such movements, the occurrence of restless legs syndrome (RLS) is most frequent.
Changes of cortical excitability after dopaminergic treatment in restless legs syndrome.
Intradialytic aerobic exercise training ameliorates symptoms of restless legs syndrome and improves functional capacity in patients on hemodialysis: a pilot study.
Table-1: International Restless Legs syndrome study group rating scale.
Comparison of the efficacies of oral iron and pramipexole for the treatment of restless legs syndrome patients with low serum ferritin.
We included fourteen idiopathic RLS patients treated at the sleep clinic of our hospital between 2011 and 2012 that were diagnosed according to the International Criteria of the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group set in 2003.
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Restless Legs Syndrome and enlists all their major and minor projects
Ferini-Strambi, "Epidemiology and clinical findings of restless legs syndrome," Sleep Medicine, vol.
KEY WORDS: Restless legs syndrome End stage renal disease Haemodialysis.
3) Sleep deprivation strongly affects personal relations, and routine activities and the professional life of people suffering from restless legs syndrome.