Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) Symptoms

Restless leg syndrome is a common cause of painful legs. The leg pain of restless leg syndrome usually improves by moving the legs, and becomes more noticeable at rest. Symptoms of restless leg syndrome typically worsen during the early evening or later in the night; which can lead to insomnia.

What causes restless leg syndrome?

The cause of restless leg syndrome is unknown in most people. However, restless leg syndrome has been associated with

Some drugs and medications have been associated with restless leg syndrome including:

Occasionally, restless leg syndrome run in families. Recent studies have shown that restless leg syndrome appears to become more common as a person ages. Also, poor venous circulation of the legs (such as with varicose veins) can cause restless leg syndrome. Continue Reading

Reviewed on 8/3/2015
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