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Restless Leg Syndrome

 

This disturbance of sleep due to a movement disorder occurring both at the onset of sleep (pre-sleep) and during sleep.  This is associated with sleep disruption, pain, and discomfort and can produce fatigue and sleepiness during the day.

 

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) as diagnosed by the history provided and is frequently associated with leg movements (periodic leg movements- PLM's) that can be noted on an overnight sleep study.

 

Several medications have been found to be effective in relieving the symptoms and restoring restful sleep.

For further information on all the various forms of sleep disorders, please visit the National Sleep Foundation website at www.sleepfoundation.org.

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