Causes and Triggers of Restless Legs Syndrome

What is Restless Legs Syndrome?

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs often accompanied by an overwhelming urge to move. RLS most commonly occurs when lying down at night and can significantly disrupt sleep. Here are some common causes and triggers of RLS symptoms.

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November 21, 2013

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July 1, 2014