restless legs syndrome

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Synonyms for restless legs syndrome

feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia)

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The research that was published in the medical journal ( JAMA Network Open last month stated that nearly five percent of American adults are affected by this sleep-related movement disorder that is called RLS.
Compared with those without RLS, individuals with RLS had an increased risk for suicide or self-harm (adjusted hazard ratio, 2.66) after adjustment for lifestyle factors, presence of chronic diseases, and medication use.
During the study period, people with RLS had a 2.7-fold higher risk of suicide or self-harm than people without the condition, the findings showed.
Amanda said, "Our socks are never meant to cure RLS but can help relieve the uncomfortable sensation felt in the legs.
The goals of treatment are to relieve symptoms, uncover and then treat underlying causes of RLS if it is secondary, and to improve sleep if RLS is causing chronic sleep loss.
Recent studies have reported that low vitamin D concentrations may cause dysfunction in dopaminergic pathways and may lead to the formation of RLS. Vitamin D supplementation causes a decrease in symptoms in these patients, which supports this hypothesis (13).
These annual scholarships that arise from RLS Productions' Concerts in the Gardens series make this contribution a natural fit."
First, the new RLS compliance system Rejects incomplete listing information.
[2,16-18] Also, the addition of RLS to AR may cause poor sleep quality or RLS and AR may have a potentiating effect on sleep.
Many factors have been shown to be associated with RLS; however, reduced central iron store have the most powerful correlation with RLS clinicopathology.
The estimated prevalence of RLS has been reported to range between 4% and 29% in adults (13).
Four patients were excluded from the study because of diseases that may cause or aggravate RLS (one patient with Crohn disease, one patient with pregnancy, and two patients with diabetes mellitus).
"There are many reasons why RLS can develop," says neurologist Indira Subramanian, MD, UCLA Medical Center.
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is characterized by discomfort, usually in the legs, that causes an overwhelming, irresistible urge to move them, a need that is usually due to unpleasant sensations that worsen during periods of inactivity and that frequently compromises the patient's sleep [1].
Summary: New York [USA], July 15 (ANI): A new study on pregnant women shows that restless legs syndrome (RLS) is twice as likely to lead to poor sleep quality, poor daytime function and excessive daytime sleepiness.