Epidemiology of restless legs symptoms in adults.

  title={Epidemiology of restless legs symptoms in adults.},
  author={Barbara A. Phillips and Terry Young and Laurel Finn and Kim Asher and Wayne A. Hening and Courtney Purvis},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={160 14},
BACKGROUND Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder characterized by sleep-disrupting unpleasant leg sensations, often accompanied by daytime behavioral problems. Treatment for this condition is available, but it is suspected that most instances of RLS remain undiagnosed. The goal of this investigation was to assess the prevalence and health status correlates of restless legs symptoms (hereinafter referred to as restless legs) in the general population. METHODS A question reflecting the… CONTINUE READING
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