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Restless legs syndrome

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The main symptom of restless legs syndrome is an overwhelming urge to move your legs. You might also have strange sensations in your legs.

Lifestyle changes like getting plenty of sleep and exercise can help with restless legs syndrome. Medicines may be needed in more severe cases.

Restless legs syndrome is where you have an overwhelming urge to move your legs.

Page last reviewed: 06/08/2018
Next review due: 06/08/2021