Restless Legs Syndrome

Increased Corticomotor Excitability ID'd in Restless Legs

Increased Corticomotor Excitability ID'd in Restless Legs

For patients with restless leg syndrome, the primary motor cortex (M1) exhibits hyperexcitability, which is associated with disease severity.

Restless Legs Syndrome Associated With Increased Cardiovascular Mortality

Restless Legs Syndrome Associated With Increased Cardiovascular Mortality

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Women with RLS are more likely to have cardiovascular-related comorbidities than those without RLS.

Guidelines: Opioids for the Treatment of Refractory Restless Legs Syndrome

Guidelines: Opioids for the Treatment of Refractory Restless Legs Syndrome

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For patients with restless leg syndrome, opioids may be very beneficial if taken in low daily doses.

Gabapentin Enacarbil Effective In Treating Severe Restless Leg Syndrome

Gabapentin Enacarbil Effective In Treating Severe Restless Leg Syndrome

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Gabapentin enacarbil (Gen) administered once daily to patients with severe primary RLS significantly improved sleep, mood, pain, and quality of life.

Multi-Site Musculoskeletal Pain Linked to Restless Legs Syndrome

Multi-Site Musculoskeletal Pain Linked to Restless Legs Syndrome

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Musculoskeletal pain, especially in the shoulder/arm and leg, is significantly associated with RLS.

Restless Legs Syndrome Ups Risk of Cerebral Microvascular Disease

Restless Legs Syndrome Ups Risk of Cerebral Microvascular Disease

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Risk appeared to be correlated with RLS disease duration.

Restless Leg Syndrome Increases Stroke Risk

Restless Leg Syndrome Increases Stroke Risk

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People with restless leg syndrome may have an increased stroke risk.

RLS Drug May Be Likely To Stop Alcohol Abuse

RLS Drug May Be Likely To Stop Alcohol Abuse

Gabapentin enacarbil will be used in a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness it will have for alcohol abusers

Patients with Migraines May Have Increased Risk of Movement Disorders

Patients with Migraines May Have Increased Risk of Movement Disorders

Middle-aged people with a history of migraine with aura were twice as likely to be diagnosed with Parkinson's, though a lack of formal diagnosis weakened the study's results.

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