Falls caused by severe restless legs syndrome with persistent periodic limb movements during sleep and wakefulness - Kr øigård T, Beier CP.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

What Are the Causes of Restless Legs Syndrome?
Title: What Are the Causes of Restless Legs Syndrome?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/27/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - August 27, 2020 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Association between leg motor restlessness and depression among Chinese males living at high-altitude: the mediating role of insomnia - Sun S, Qiu J, Ren J, Zhao X, Jiang Y, Wang R, Wu C, Cheng J, Su C.
OBJECTIVE: Previous research has documented an association between insomnia and depression among patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS)/Willis-Ekbom disease. Given that leg motor restlessness (LMR) is closely related to RLS, the purpose of this study w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

What Are Some Potential Adverse Effects of Blood Donation?
Discussion Just under 40% of people are eligible to be a blood donor. Up to 6.5% of a population are actual donors. “Blood donors are healthy volunteers who give either whole blood or blood components by apheresis including platelets, plasma, red blood cells, peripheral blood stem cells and leucocytes or a combination of blood components. They represent a large, healthy population exposing themselves voluntarily for altruistic, sometimes financial motives to potential complications and risks.” Blood banking systems world-wide are responsible for caring for individual donors health as well as maintaining a robus...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 16, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Transcranial Sonography Helps Quantify Brain Iron Levels in RLS Transcranial Sonography Helps Quantify Brain Iron Levels in RLS
Quantitative transcranial sonography of the substantia nigra identifies changes resulting from intravenous iron therapy in patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS), researchers in Spain report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 27, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why is my leg shaking?
There are many reasons a person ’s leg could be shaking, from restless legs syndrome to anxiety. Read this article to learn about 10 possible causes of a shaky leg. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Restless Legs Syndrome Source Type: news

Restless Legs Syndrome | Medscape Restless Legs Syndrome | Medscape
The Restless Leg Syndrome News& Perspectives is a collection of the latest medical news and clinical information about RLS diagnosis and treatment. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Suicide Risk For Restless Legs Syndrome Patients
Given the increasing incidence of suicide in the U.S., it is imperative that RLS patients be treated rigorously and their health issues not be dismissed. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John LaMattina, Contributor Source Type: news

Restless legs syndrome linked with self-harm and suicide risk
(Reuters Health) - Having a diagnosis of restless legs syndrome may also signal an increased risk for self-harm, suicidal thoughts and suicide, a study based on U.S. insurance claims suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Association of restless legs syndrome with risk of suicide and self-harm - Zhuang S, Na M, Winkelman JW, Ba D, Liu CF, Liu G, Gao X.
IMPORTANCE: Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common neurologic disorder that has been previously found to be associated with higher odds of suicidal ideation. In the context of the increasing suicide rate in the United States, the evidence regarding the a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to Suicide, Self - Harm
Significant link persisted after excluding those with chronic conditions such as depression, insomnia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 26, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Restless Legs Syndrome Might Raise Risk of Suicide, Self-Harm
People with restless legs syndrome (RLS) have nearly three times the risk of suicide and self-harm, which indicates that there may be a link between the physical condition and mental health. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to Suicide, Self-Harm
MONDAY, Aug. 26, 2019 -- Individuals with restless legs syndrome (RLS) have an increased risk for suicide and self-harm, according to a study published online Aug. 23 in JAMA Network Open. Sheng Zhuang, M.D., from The Second Affiliated Hospital of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Suicide risk nearly three times as high for those with restless legs syndrome
People with restless legs syndrome have nearly three times the risk of suicide or self-harm, even if they didn't have underlying conditions like depression, diabetes and insomnia, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Restless Legs Syndrome Might Raise Risk of Suicide, Self - Harm
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Restless Legs Syndrome Might Raise Risk of Suicide, Self-Harm
FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 -- People with restless legs syndrome (RLS) have nearly three times the risk of suicide and self-harm, which indicates that there may be a link between the physical condition and mental health. In a new study, Penn State... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: How can I stop restless legs from ruining my sleep?
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your health concerns. This week, he addresses the issue of restless leg syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Ongoing safety review of Parkinson ’s drug Mirapex (pramipexole) and possible risk of heart failure
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public about a possible increased risk of heart failure with Mirapex (pramipexole), a drug used to treat Parkinson ’s disease and restless legs syndrome. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 26, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Restless Legs Syndrome Tied to Gut Health Restless Legs Syndrome Tied to Gut Health
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth may be more prevalent in patients with restless legs syndrome, suggesting a link between gut health and the sleep disorder.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - June 13, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

How Common is Restless Legs Syndrome in Children?
Discussion Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is also known as Willis-Ekbom disease. RLS is a clinical diagnosis with criteria being: 1. An urge to move the legs usually accompanied by uncomfortable and unpleasant sensations in the lower extremities (Note: sometimes other body parts can be affected) 2. The urge to move begins or worsens when sitting or lying down 3. The urge to move is partially or totally relieved by movement (Note: relief by activity may not be noticable if severely affected but must have been previously present) 4. The urge to move the legs and any accompanying unpleasant sensations during rest or in activ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 10, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

High levels of rare gut bacteria may be linked to restless legs syndrome
(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) may be more prevalent among patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS), according to preliminary findings from a small, new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Meet Vein911 Vein Treatment Centers, a 2019 Best Places to Work honoree
Small (10-20 employees) Vein911 Vein Treatment Centers Location: Tampa What is your company culture in a #hashtag? #HelpYouFeelGreatAgain How would you describe your company to someone outside of your industry? Vein911 is a leading provider of both medical and cosmetic vein care including varicose veins, ankle swe lling, restless legs, night cramps, venous leg ulcers, and cosmetically disturbing veins of the hands, face and legs. Our world-class vein treatment centers offer state of the art… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Erickson Source Type: news

Suicidal thought and behavior in individuals with restless legs syndrome - Para KS, Chow CA, Nalamada K, Kakade VM, Chilakamarri P, Louis ED, Koo BB.
BACKGROUND: Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is associated with an unrelenting urge to move at night, which can cause chronic sleeplessness, depression, and despondency; thus increasing risk of suicide. We aimed to determine frequency of suicidal ideation and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Gabapentin: What to know
Doctors prescribe gabapentin to treat epilepsy, restless legs syndrome, and some types of nerve pain. Learn more about the uses and potential side effects here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Epilepsy Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Understanding restless legs syndrome
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Lately at night, I sometimes have a crawling sensation in my legs and an irresistible urge to move them. It's happened at least five times over the past month. Could this be restless legs syndrome? If so, how is it diagnosed? What can be done if I do have it? ANSWER:?The sensations [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 2, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Restless Legs Tied to Suicide Even in the Absence of Depression Restless Legs Tied to Suicide Even in the Absence of Depression
Restless leg syndrome is strongly linked to suicidal thoughts and behavior, even in the absence of depression, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Novel Exercises for Restless Legs Syndrome: Randomized Trial Novel Exercises for Restless Legs Syndrome: Randomized Trial
Do tension and trauma release exercises improve symptoms of restless legs syndrome?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Restless legs syndrome TRIPLES the risk of suicidal thoughts, study finds
A new study from the Yale School of Medicine has found that someone's odds of suicidality increased if his or her RLS was severe or very severe, or if they also suffered from depression. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Restless legs syndrome linked with risk for suicidal thoughts
(Reuters Health) - People with restless legs syndrome may be more likely to think about suicide or to actually make plans to take their own lives, compared to people without the troublesome condition, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Increased Corticomotor Excitability ID'd in Restless Legs
FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 -- For patients with restless leg syndrome (RLS), the primary motor cortex (M1) exhibits hyperexcitability, which is associated with disease severity, according to a study published recently in Sleep Medicine. Rachel Marie E.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What is the Difference Between Nightmares and Night Terrors?
Discussion Sleep disorders are common in all ages particularly with sleep deprivation in our increasingly busy world. Sleep problems are more common in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy, headache and visual impairments. Sleep problems can cause cognitive and behavioral impairments including emotional regulation problems, increased seizures or headaches, and impaired attention and have been known to prolong recovery from various acquired brain injuries. Parasomnias are “undesirable events that accompany sleep and typically occur during sleep-wake transitions.” The term sleep terr...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 27, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How to get rid of restless legs: Six ways to relieve the uncomfortable leg sensation
HOW TO get rid of restless legs: Restless legs syndrome, as it ’s known, is a common condition that causes an irresistible urge for a person to move their legs. It can be worse at night and symptoms can vary from mild to severe, but there are six easy ways to help relieve the irresistible urge. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is the Prevalence of Somnambulism?
Discussion Sleep disorders are common in all ages particularly sleep deprivation in our increasingly busy world. A review of health problems caused by inadequate sleep can be found here. Sleep problems are more common in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy, headache and visual impairments. Sleep problems can cause cognitive and behavioral impairments including emotional regulation problems, increased seizures or headaches, and impaired attention and has been known to prolong recovery from various acquired brain injuries. Somnambulism or sleepwalking is a parasomnia (which include confusional a...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 25, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Restless Legs Syndrome an Independent Suicide Risk Factor? Restless Legs Syndrome an Independent Suicide Risk Factor?
Suicidal behavior is prevalent among people with severe restless legs syndrome, independent of depression, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to Changes in Sensory Cortex Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to Changes in Sensory Cortex
A new study looking at neural mechanisms involved in restless legs syndrome has come up with some surprising findings -- that the condition seems to be related to changes in the sensory rather than the motor area of the brain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Restless Legs Linked to Brain Changes
The people with restless legs syndrome also had a decrease in the brain region where nerve fibers connect the two sides of the brain, according to the study published online April 25 in the journal Neurology. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Restless Brain Syndrome Tied to Changes in the Brain
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- Patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS) have morphologic changes in the brain, which could be responsible for the sensory functional symptoms of RLS, according to a study published online April 25 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Restless Legs Linked to Brain Changes
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- Structural changes in the area of the brain that processes sensations may be linked with restless legs syndrome, a new study suggests. People with restless legs syndrome experience uncomfortable sensations in the legs... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What 7 Sleep Experts Do When They Can ’t Fall Asleep
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Klein / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime sleep Source Type: news

Ask the GP: How can I banish the misery of restless legs?
Restless legs syndrome affects between 5 and 15 per cent of adults and, since 2011, and t riggers an unpleasant, irresistible urge to move the legs, writes DR MARTIN SCURR. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to Higher CV Death in Women Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to Higher CV Death in Women
This is further evidence that RLS can have major clinical implications and needs to be taken seriously, the authors of a new study say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 27, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Restless legs syndrome may raise cardiovascular death risk
A new study finds that the common sleep disturbance raises the risk of cardiovascular-related mortality, particularly among elderly women. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

'My restless legs were like bees biting under my skin'
How restless leg syndrome made one woman severely sleep deprived. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is restless legs syndrome? Symptoms and treatments for tingling toes condition
RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME affects one in 10 people, and causes an irresistible urge to move your legs, and possibly your arms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Genes Linked to Restless Legs Syndrome
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 18, 2017 -- Scientists have pinpointed more gene mutations that may cause restless legs syndrome. A new study involving roughly 46,000 people with restless legs syndrome turned up 13 new gene variants that appear to raise the risk... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 18, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Scientists uncover 13 new genetic variants in restless legs syndrome
An international team of researchers has identified 13 new genetic risk variants in patients with restless legs syndrome. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Restless legs syndrome study identifies 13 new genetic risk variants
(University of Cambridge) A new study into the genetics underlying restless legs syndrome has identified 13 previously-unknown genetic risk variants, while helping inform potential new treatment options for the condition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 13, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical treatment for cramps and restless legs could be putting you at risk for fatal heart problems
(Natural News) A new warning has been issued over quinine, a medicine and ingredient found in beverages like tonic water and bitter lemon. Long used as a drug for malaria, quinine is no longer a recommended treatment for any condition by the U.K.’s two major healthcare watchdogs. However, that hasn’t stopped doctors in the country... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Looking Inside : Get the Facts About Radiation Can ’t Curb the Urge to Move? : Living With Restless Legs Syndrome Antibodies Protect Against Range of Flu Viruses MRI Shows Promise for Heart Procedures College Drinking: Changing the Culture (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tingling legs when you go to bed? It could be THIS unusual syndrome
RESTLESS legs syndrome affects one in ten people in the UK at some point in their lives, but it ’s most common in middle age and in women. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news