The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends medications for RLS or PLMD only for persons who fit strict diagnostic criteria, and who experience excessive daytime sleepiness as a result of these conditions. (Excessive daytime sleepiness results from nighttime sleeplessness due to RLS or PLMD symptoms).
More research and physician training is needed to better diagnose and treat RLS with medications in children and adolescents. Little is known about the best way to treat RLS in...Read more
Restless legs syndrome or Ekbom Syndrome affects hundreds of people night after night, keeping them and their partners awake. It can... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
RLS rarely results in any serious consequences. However, in some cases severe and recurrent symptoms can cause considerable mental distress, sleep... Read more »