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Restless Legs Syndrome

Surprising Signs Of Restless Legs Syndrome

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

Nighttime creepy-crawlies aren't limited to camping or Halloween. For approximately 10 percent of Americans, tingly, itchy sensations -- mostly between the ankle and the knee -- aren't the creeping of spiders or the fluttering of bats, but a neurological disorder called Restless Legs Syndrome, or RLS.

Restless Legs Syndrome Linked With Physical Functioning Problems

Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Men with restless legs syndrome could also be more likely to experience problems with daily physical tasks, such as climbing stairs, lifting groceries...

British Medical Journal Claims Restless Leg Syndrome Is a 'Made-Up' Disorder

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

This story illustrates a growing tendency for some journals to use lay opinions to stir controversy in hopes of increasing visibility and impact.

The Best Ways To Treat This Sleep Disorder

Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living

By Natalie San Luis Researchers don't know what causes restless legs syndrome, which causes discomfort and a compulsion to move the legs when t...

A Breakthrough In Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

For a condition that has often confounded experts, and caused such discomfort, disruption, and sleeplessness to so many patients, this study brings both welcome and encouraging news.

Restless Legs Syndrome Linked To Earlier Death Risk

Posted 06.13.2013 | Fifty

Men with restless legs syndrome already have a hard time sleeping. Now they have something else to worry about. A new study finds that these men may n...

Restless Legs Syndrome Tied To Higher Risk Of Early Death

Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/12/2013 04:17 PM EDT on LiveScience Men who suffer from restless legs syndrome may n...

Is It Growing Pains Or Restless Legs Syndrome?

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

In general, restless legs syndrome (RLS) is not described as a painful condition. Rather it is often referred to as a "creepy-crawly" sensation, achiness, "unscratchable itch," "unpleasant tickle," "feeling of unrest," or "ants in the pants."