Study examines relationship between restless legs syndrome and Parkinson’s disease

The prevalence of restless legs syndrome (RLS) increases during the course of Parkinson’s disease, according to an Italian study published in the February issue of the journal SLEEP. RLS prevalence rose from 4.6% at baseline evaluation to 6.5% after 2 years and to 16.3% after 4 years.

Read the study in SLEEP: A Four-Year Longitudinal Study on Restless Legs Syndrome in Parkinson Disease

2016-02-04T00:00:00+00:00February 4th, 2016|Research|