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Restless legs syndrome : coping with your sleepless nights

Author: Mark J Buchfuhrer; Wayne A Hening; Clete Anthony Kushida; Ann E Battenfield; Karla M Dzienkowski
Publisher: New York : Demos/AAN Press, ©2007.
Series: AAN Press quality of life guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The hallmark of the neurologic disorder RLS is an irresistible urge to move, most commonly at night. Symptoms vary in severity and can result in sleeplessness, fatigue, and impaired function, and can affect families and relationships as well. Written by leaders in this field and sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology, "Restless Legs Syndrome" explains what is known about RLS, including its causes and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark J Buchfuhrer; Wayne A Hening; Clete Anthony Kushida; Ann E Battenfield; Karla M Dzienkowski
ISBN: 1932603573 9781932603576
OCLC Number: 71004257
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: What Are Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder? --
How Is Restless Legs Syndrome Diagnosed? --
Who Gets Restless Legs Syndrome and What Causes It? --
Non-Drug Therapy and Trigger Avoidance --
Treating Intermittent Restless Legs Syndrome with Medications --
Treating Daily Restless Legs Syndrome with Medication --
Treating Refractory Restless Legs Syndrome with Medication --
Augmentation, Rebound, and Tolerance --
Treating Secondary Restless Legs Syndrome and Patients with Additional Medical Conditions --
What About Treating Periodic Limb Movement Disorder? --
Restless Legs Syndrome In Children --
The Patient s Role In Managing Restless Legs Syndrome --
Applying for Social Security Disability --
Restless Legs Syndrome and Relationships --
Finding A Physician --
The Future of Restless Legs Syndrome Treatment.
Series Title: AAN Press quality of life guide.
Responsibility: Mark J. Buchfuhrer, Wayne A. Hening, Clete A. Kushida ; with contributions from Ann. E. Battenfield, Karla M. Dzienkowski.
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Explains what we know about RLS, including its causes and manifestations, and what can be done to manage it. Topics covered include causes, symptoms, and diagnosis; treatments, including drug and  Read more...

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From three respected leaders in their field... Restless Legs Syndrome is an important key to understanding this condition and resolving many of its problems.-- Midwest Book Review

 
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