What is Restless Leg Syndrome?

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What is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless leg syndrome is a sensation, a discomfort. It could be a sensation of tingling, numbness, achiness. Nevertheless, it tends to be bilateral affective both legs. It could also affect the arms. There is momentary relief with stretching or movement. But upon rest again, it returns. Many people with restless leg syndrome are only affected by this condition as the day goes on closer to the evening hours. On occasion, during a long plane flight or a long car drive. It is treatable by medication taken predominantly before bedtime we tend to advocate treatment when restless leg syndrome are compromising the ability to get to sleep. Restless leg syndrome can also be associated with limb movements during rest which can disturb the patient on occasion, more often the bed partner.