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10 Tips for Restless Leg Syndrome

Ben Greenfield | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

The restless symptoms typically strike when you're lying in bed at night, but in more serious cases, they can also flare up in the daytime, such as when you're sitting for a long period of time. So what can you do about RLS? Here are 10 tips.

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.

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.

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."

Why Is Restless Leg Syndrome Still So Mysterious?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Restless leg syndrome is now recognized as both a sleep disorder and a neurological disorder. Despite this progress, RLS still remains something of a mystery condition.

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS): Huffington Post Guide To Sleep Disorders

Seed | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Restless leg syndrome is a common sleep disorder that usually affects middle-aged and older adults and may also affect people with celiac disease. It ...

Expert Tips For Battling Restless Leg Syndrome

Seed | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a common sleep disorder that usually affects people of all ages and walks of life. We spoke to David Uskavitch, M.D., c...

Sex, Gambling, And More: Bizarre Side-Effects Of A Popular Drug

abcnews.com | Allyson T. Collins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Many patients who take the Parkinson's drug Mirapex say they were not fully aware of its rare but strange side effects -- which include a desire to ga...