Restless Legs Syndrome Health (cont.)

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Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Follow-up

The health-care professional will probably ask the patient to return for one or more follow-up visits after trying his or her recommendations.

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Prevention

Sleep disorders often can be at least partly prevented by developing healthy sleep habits. See a health-care professional regularly for proper care of any medical or mental problems.

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Prognosis

Strange sensations in the legs, persistent insomnia, and daytime sleepiness are not part of normal aging. In most cases, the symptoms of restless legs syndrome are treatable or improve with treatment of the underlying condition.

REFERENCES:

Medscape. Restless Legs Syndrome.

National Institutes of Health. Restless Legs Syndrome Fact Sheet.

UpToDate.Treatment of restless legs syndrome in adults.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/19/2014

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