Epidemiology of restless legs syndrome in the Iranian population

  title={Epidemiology of restless legs syndrome in the Iranian population},
  author={Mohammad Reza Najafi and Mohammad Saadatnia and Abbas Saffarifard and Kiandokht Keyhanian and Vahid Davoudi},
  journal={Sleep and Biological Rhythms},
As one of the most common neurological disorders, restless legs syndrome (RLS) is generally underdiagnosed and undertreated. Considering the lack of knowledge regarding the world-wide epidemiology of this common neurological disorder, we carried out a study to estimate the distribution of RLS in Isfahan, a city in the center of Iran. During the one-month period from 8 August 2007 to 8 September 2007, patients older than 18 years referred to eight neurology clinics were asked to fill out two… CONTINUE READING