The diagnostic criteria for RLS
were updated in 2003 by the International Restless Legs Syndrome (IRLS) Study Group.
Technology for the now state-of-the art RLS
engine is provided by Stratus Data Systems--the technology provider for some of the largest Multiple Listing Services in the U.
As these involuntary motions worsened over time, she was admitted to a psychiatry outpatient clinic and had been diagnosed with RLS
In 2005, researchers asked 97,642 women participating in the Nurses Health Study II about their RLS
symptoms and hypertension stares.
In a multivariate regression model that controlled for age, race, snoring, and body mass index (BMI), RLS
was an independent predictor of poor sleep quality, with an associated twofold increase in the odds of experiencing poor sleep.
The diagnosis of RLS
is based on clinical signs and symptoms.
Although the data were not included in the poster, 19 of the 26 IBS patients with RLS
were treated with the antibiotic rifaximin, with 9 reporting relief of their RLS
is often characterised by jerking, twitching, stitching or tearing pains which often wake the sufferer at around 2 to 4 am.
In another aspect of their study, the researchers determined the specificity and sensitivity of hypoechogenicity in diagnosing RLS
Although worsening of symptoms at night is a hallmark of RLS
, many people with RLS
also experience bothersome symptoms during the day.
Gary Deans, managing director of RLS
, said: "So far we have successfully found jobs for more than 200 local people working in stores across the UK.
sensations are often described by people as burning, creeping, tugging, or like insects crawling inside the legs.