Treatment wish of individuals with known and unknown restless legs syndrome in the community

@article{Happe2008TreatmentWO,
  title={Treatment wish of individuals with known and unknown restless legs syndrome in the community},
  author={Svenja Happe and MPH M. Vennemann and PhD S. Evers and MPH Dr. med. Prof. K. Berger},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={255},
  pages={1365-1371}
}
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a frequent sleep disorder with a prevalence of 5 % to 15 % in Caucasion populations. Dopaminergic treatment is known to reduce sensorimotor RLS symptoms and is approved for RLS, but not all patients ask for treatment. About 2 % to 3 % of patients presenting to a primary care physician require RLS-specific treatment. The overall treatment preference of RLS sufferers, however, is still unknown. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and treatment… CONTINUE READING