Periodic limb movements in sleep are followed by increases in EEG activity, blood pressure, and heart rate during sleep

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Periodic limb movements in sleep (PLMS) are related to arousal, sympathetic activation, and increases in blood pressure (BP), but whether they are part of the arousal process or causative of it is unclear. Our objective was to assess the temporal distribution of arousal-related measures around PLMS. Polysomnographic recordings of six patients with restless… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11325-017-1476-7

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