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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.
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Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a condition generally characterized by dysesthesia or paresthesia of the legs, motor restlessness, and an intense urge to move (Douglas, 2002).
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Restless leg syndrome can sometimes be managed with the same strategies used to treat insomnia.
Few cures have emerged for the primary form of restless leg syndrome (RLS).
"Restless leg syndrome basics." The National Sleep Foundation.
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Restless leg syndrome (RLS), which can cause twitching and flexing leg movements during sleep, can elevate the risk of cardiovascular disease, especially in older adults, according to a study published in the April issue of Neurology.
The drug developer reported positive results from its first XP' 512 Phase III trial in restless leg syndrome. The company said the magnitude of the improvement makes it at least as efficacious as competing products such as the dopamine agonists Requip and Mirapex.
* Restless leg syndrome (an irresistible urge to move your leg).
Paul Donohue ("No Cause Known for Restless Leg Syndrome," Health Matters) about restless legs described my suffering exactly.
MORE than a million Britons may be suffering from the sleep disorder known as restless leg syndrome, but very few are given the correct diagnosis.
MORE than a million Britons may be suffering from the sleep disorder known as restless leg syndrome,but very few are given the correct diagnosis, researchclaims.