Restless legs syndrome is common among female patients with fibromyalgia.

  title={Restless legs syndrome is common among female patients with fibromyalgia.},
  author={Romana Stehlik and L Arvidsson and Jan Ulfberg},
  journal={European neurology},
  volume={61 2},
BACKGROUND The prevalence of restless legs syndrome (RLS) among the general population is 2-15%, and with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) 2%. Both RLS and FMS are more common among women. The aim of our study was to evaluate the prevalence of RLS in a group of female patients diagnosed with FMS and to compare the occurrence of symptoms of daytime sleepiness and experienced sleep disorders between fibromyalgia patients with or without RLS. METHOD Three hundred and thirty-two female patients, 20-60… CONTINUE READING
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