When you are diagnosed with restless legs syndrome, you may also be
tested for one of these conditions if your symptoms suggest a specific cause.
Your doctor may recommend one or more of the following tests:
Recommended Related to Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
It is possible that the main title of the report Restless Legs syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Blood tests, such as a
complete blood count,
iron (ferritin) levels, or chemistry screen. The
results from these tests may help you and your doctor find out whether symptoms are related to
anemia, low blood iron levels, kidney problems, or diabetes.
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March 12, 2014
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