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How do people with restless legs syndrome feel?

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People with restless legs syndrome and related sleep disruption may feel inattentive, moody, and/or hyperactive -- which can all be symptoms of ADHD. Some researchers believe that people with restless legs syndrome and some people with ADHD may have a common problem related to the brain chemical dopamine. However, not everyone with ADHD has restless legs syndrome.

From: ADHD and Sleep Disorders WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Sleep Foundation: "Is It ADHD, Sleep Deprivation, or Both?"

PsychCentral.com: "Sleep Aid for Adult ADHD."

Sleep for Kids: "Common Sleep Disorders Linked to ADHD."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on October 28, 2016

SOURCES:

National Sleep Foundation: "Is It ADHD, Sleep Deprivation, or Both?"

PsychCentral.com: "Sleep Aid for Adult ADHD."

Sleep for Kids: "Common Sleep Disorders Linked to ADHD."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on October 28, 2016

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