Name Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
Related to/Also known as Willis-Ekbom Disease
Ekboms Syndrome
Wittmaack-Ekbom syndrome
Symptoms RLS is characterised by intense discomfort within the legs, and an unremitting urge to move them. It results in what may be described as a crawling, bubbling or jerking feeling in the legs and other part of the body. Movement relieves the sensation, but the relief is short-lived.
Useful national contacts RLS-UK
Helpline: 01634 260483, 9-11am
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Online resources Restless legs syndrome (NHS Choices)
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Restless legs syndrome (Patient.info)
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Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Restless Legs Syndrome Visit our library to read Restless Legs Syndrome by K. Ray Chaudhuri and others. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
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