Restless legs syndrome (RLS)

Publication Title: 
Sleep Medicine Reviews

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is defined as an irresistible urge to move the legs, which is usually accompanied by paresthesias or dysesthesias at least twice weekly, and affects 2%-4% of adults in Europe and North America. This systematic review assesses the current complementary and alternative options for RLS and the potential benefits of those treatments on sleep quality, mood disorder, and quality of life. A systematic search of the PubMed, Embase, Cochrane, and Web of Science databases was conducted.

Author(s): 
Xu, Xiao-Min
Liu, Yang
Jia, Shi-Yu
Dong, Mei-Xue
Cao, Du
Wei, You-Dong
Publication Title: 
Sleep Medicine Reviews

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is defined as an irresistible urge to move the legs, which is usually accompanied by paresthesias or dysesthesias at least twice weekly, and affects 2%-4% of adults in Europe and North America. This systematic review assesses the current complementary and alternative options for RLS and the potential benefits of those treatments on sleep quality, mood disorder, and quality of life. A systematic search of the PubMed, Embase, Cochrane, and Web of Science databases was conducted.

Author(s): 
Xu, Xiao-Min
Liu, Yang
Jia, Shi-Yu
Dong, Mei-Xue
Cao, Du
Wei, You-Dong
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