Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurologic disorder characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs and an irresistible urge to move them. The sensations are strongest at night.
Restless legs syndrome
People with restless legs syndrome (RLS) often feel an intense urge to move their legs, particularly when sitting still or trying to fall asleep. Unlike those with nighttime leg cramps—a different condition—people with RLS don’t experience pain. Read more here.
Special Topics (Continued)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke,
National Institutes of Health
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation