Restless leg syndrome

What is Restless leg syndrome?

Restless Leg Syndrome, manifested by irresistible urge to move a body part(leg). Mostly idiopathic, but can be attributed to deficiency of iron+folic acid, underlying metabolic disorder (diabetes,thyroid problem,kidney disorder), neurological or auto-immune etiology. Clinically diagnosed based on symptoms. Management involves treatment of underlying cause and Dopamine & Gabapentin preparations

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Is there such a thing as daytime restless leg syndrome? I have it at night but I also get it during the day especially if I sit for a long time in...

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Restless leg syndrome

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Unfortunately restless leg syndrome happens day at night.
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Is Restless Leg Syndrome common among Bipolar II patients? I wondered if that had ever been...

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In BPD II patients it may be a co-morbid illness

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Although no definitive studies are there...

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Will Pramipexole help with my nightly leg cramps?

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increases levels of dopamine, if have a mixture of RLS and leg cramps-help

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