An Algorithm for the Management of Restless Legs Syndrome
- Doctors Discover Possible Cure For Kramer's Pet Peeve. // Current Health 2;Dec2004, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p7
Reports on the discovery of treatments for restless legs syndrome.
- Restless Legs Got You Climbing the Walls? How to Get Relief. // Environmental Nutrition;Dec2005, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p7
Presents various question-and-answer articles on the medications for restless legs syndrome (RLS). Symptoms of RLS; Development of a drug for RLS medication; Citation of non-drug medications for RLS.
- Lower iPTH Secretion in Patients with Restless Legs Syndrome. // Kidney;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p28
Presents the findings of a study which sought to determine the prevalence of restless legs syndrome (RLS), a complaint in stable hemodialysis (HD) patients under long-term treatment. Comparison of clinical and biochemical findings with RLS and without RLS; Biochemical findings suggesting that...
- Restless Legs Syndrome. Sahley, Billie J. // MMRC Health Educator Reports;2008, p1
The article details the causes, symptoms and treatment of restless legs syndrome (RLS). RLS is a neurological disorder due to low iron levels, side effects of chronic diseases, allergy medications. RLS is characterized by uncontrollable urge to move the legs or other body parts when at rest,...
- Counselling a patient with restless legs. Wynne-Jones, Melanie // Pulse;1/20/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p42
Focuses on the management of restless legs syndrome (RLS). Symptoms of RLS; List of clinical conditions linked to RLS; Solutions for relieving RLS.
- Gabapentin improved sensory and motor symptoms in the restless legs syndrome. Albanese, Alberto; Filippini, Graziella // ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p17
Examines whether gabapentin is more effective than placebo for improving sensory and motor symptoms in patients with the restless legs syndrome (RLS). Main outcome measures; Assessment of clinically relevant outcomes of new drug treatments; Risk for carryover effect.
- Restless legs syndrome. Medcalf, P.; Bhatia, K.P. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/2/2006, Vol. 333 Issue 7566, p457
This article focuses on restless legs syndrome. There are new treatment options for the disorder, but symptoms may not be widely recognized. Symptoms are discussed. The presence of iron deficiency and family history in patients is mentioned. Drug treatment with dopamine agonist receptor...
- Altered dopaminergic profile in the putamen and substantia nigra in restless leg syndrome. Connor, James R.; Xin-Sheng Wang; Allen, Richard P.; Beard, John L.; Wiesinger, Jason A.; Felt, Barbara T.; Earley, Christopher J. // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Sep2009, Vol. 132 Issue 9, p2403
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a sensorimotor disorder. Clinical studies have implicated the dopaminergic system in RLS, while others have suggested that it is associated with insufficient levels of brain iron. To date, alterations in brain iron status have been demonstrated but, despite...
- Restless Legs Syndrome Starts in the Brain. Karns, Marie // Arthritis Today;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p47
Discusses a study on the role of iron-deficient brain cells in the onset of restless leg syndrome (RLS), a sleep disorder common among people with rheumatoid arthritis. Brain autopsy analysis of people with RLS; Symptoms of RLS; Health effects of iron supplements.