Restless legs syndrome: an update on treatment options.

  title={Restless legs syndrome: an update on treatment options.},
  author={Anthony H V Schapira},
  volume={64 2},
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) was first described in 1672 but it is only recently that this disorder has attracted attention in defining its phenotype, and identifying its aetiology, pathogenesis and pharmacological treatment. RLS can be divided into primary (idiopathic) and secondary forms. RLS is common, affecting 5-15% of the total population and manifesting at any age from childhood to late adulthood. Prevalence tends to increase with patient age and there may be geographic variation. There… CONTINUE READING


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