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In recent years, new and effective drugs for restless legs syndrome have entered the marketplace. You now have many treatment options, and with a little trial and error you can get back to your old self.

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Understanding Periodic Limb Movement of Sleep

If you have RLS, there's a high chance that you also have periodic limb movement of sleep.
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Understanding Reactions to RLS Treatment

Not everyone reacts to RLS treatment the same way, so your doctor may try several drugs before you're able to control symptoms.

Differences Between Primary and Secondary RLS

There are two types of restless legs syndrome -- primary and secondary. What's the difference between them?

Understanding Augmentation of RLS

Sometimes, treatment for RLS can actually make the condition worse.

Get a Good Night's Sleep with RLS

There isn't a cure for RLS. But there are many steps you can take to minimize any discomfort.

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Is RLS a Real Illness?

Some people think that restless legs syndrome is imaginary, but it's a very real and uncomfortable condition.
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How Is RLS Diagnosed?

Your doctor will need a few key pieces of information to diagnose restless legs syndrome properly.
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FAQs About Restless Legs Syndrome

RLS is a widely misunderstood condition. Demystify it with these FAQs.
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Medications Used to Treat RLS

While we don't have a cure for RLS, several treatment options may help.

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Low Iron Can Lead to Restless Legs

Iron is essential for healthy muscle movement, so a deficiency can result in RLS.
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Types of Doctors Who Treat RLS

It's important to learn all you can about RLS and how to control it, and your doctor can guide you along the way.
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What to Ask Your Doctor About RLS

It's important to learn all you can about RLS and how to control it.
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Talking With Your Doctor About RLS

When you think you have RLS, communicating with your doctor becomes very important.
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What Are the Symptoms of RLS?

Do your legs feel funny? Do they move spontaneously? You might have restless legs syndrome, or RLS.

Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome

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