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Diagnosing Restless Legs Syndrome

If you are experiencing symptoms of restless legs syndrome, or RLS, consult your doctor. Before making a diagnosis, your doctor will ask you questions about your family health history (for example, if you have any family members with RLS) and will take note of symptoms like sleepiness or insomnia.

 

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Reviewed by Varnada Karriem-Norwood, MD on February 23, 2013

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