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Restless Legs Syndrome Diagnosis

21 Nov 2018

Restless Legs Syndrome Diagnosis

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Christine Wed, 11/21/2018 - 15:23
The symptoms of restless legs syndrome (RLS) are often difficult to put into words, as each person’s experience with RLS is different. Some people use comparisons, such as "like ants crawling through my legs" or "like soda running through my veins" to try to describe the symptoms and feelings to their heath care professionals. If you answer "yes" to many of the following questions,8 you may have RLS and should talk to your health care professional about your symptoms: When you sit or lie down, do you have a strong desire to move your legs? Does your desire to move your legs feel impossible to resist? Have you ever used the words unpleasant, creepy-crawly, creeping, itching, pulling, or tugging to describe your symptoms? Does your desire to move often occur when you are resting or sitting still? Does moving your legs make you feel better or slow down the symptoms? Do you have more of these symptoms at night? Have you kept your bed partner awake with jerking movements in your legs? Do you ever have involuntary leg movements while you are awake? Are you tired or unable to concentrate during the day? Do any of your family members have similar symptoms? Has a trip to the health care

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Treatments

We offer a wide range of scientifically proven and approved treatment options for the different types of sleep disorders. Treatment Options for obstructive sleep apnea include CPAP, oral appliances, and surgery, besides weight loss and positional therapy. Read More

Location & Facility

Norwich Sleep Center
Medical Office Building
Backus Hospital Campus
330 Washington Street, Suite 440
(4th floor)
Norwich, CT 06360

P:860.886.0228 | F:860.823.1978

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