Restless legs syndrome and sleep bruxism: prevalence and association among Canadians.

@article{Lavigne1994RestlessLS,
  title={Restless legs syndrome and sleep bruxism: prevalence and association among Canadians.},
  author={Gilles J. Lavigne and Jacques Y. Montplaisir},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={1994},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={739-43}
}
A survey conducted through personal interviews was done in Canada to estimate the prevalence of subjective symptoms related to restless legs syndrome (RLS) and to sleep bruxism. Of the 2,019 respondents, all over 18 years of age, 15% reported leg restlessness at bedtime; 10% reported unpleasant leg muscle sensations associated with awakening during sleep and with the irresistible need to move or walk. Both these complaints are related to RLS. The prevalence of RLS-related symptoms increased… CONTINUE READING

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