Thursday, February 19, 2009

How to Spot a Scam

The RLS Foundation recognizes there are many sites online dealing with restless legs syndrome. One quick and easy way to spot a scam or untrustworthy site/product is by simply reading carefully.

The neurological disorder nearly 10% of the American populations lives with night after night is restless LEGS syndrome. There is no such disorder as restless LEG syndrome. If you spot this error, do not trust the information.

For more quick facts on restless legs syndrome, see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Potential New Drug for RLS

XP13512 Shows Promising Results in Restless Legs Syndrome: Presented at AAPM
By Emma Hitt, PhD

HONOLULU -- February 2, 2009 -- An experimental treatment for restless legs syndrome (RLS), XP13512, was found to improve symptoms in all patients and reduced pain associated with RLS compared with placebo, according to results of a study presented here at the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) 25th Annual Meeting."Pain is not a criterion for diagnosis of RLS, but many patients report ...

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Exercise Reduces Leg Movements

A recent journal article found exciting new information regarding exercise and sleep in January 2009.
Exercise Reduces Periodic Leg Movements, Improves Sleep Patterns