Do you have aching, creeping, crawling, or prickling sensations in your legs
when you lie down or sit still? Those are the classic symptoms of a common
disorder called restless legs syndrome.
An estimated 5% to 15% of adults have restless legs syndrome (RLS), and up
to 19% of pregnant women develop RLS symptoms during pregnancy. Restless legs
syndrome does not cause serious health problems, but can interfere with sleep
and lead to severe fatigue. Here are tips for a symptom-free lifestyle.
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SOURCES: EmedicineHealth: Restless Legs Syndrome -- Self Care at Home.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Restless Legs Syndrome
Fact Sheet. WebMD: Restless Legs Syndrome. WebMD Medical News.