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2013-12-13 23:29:20

The RLS-H Formula, a natural supplement company, reveals its internal study that points to a promising Restless Legs Syndrome Cure. The company estimates that if the supplement performs as expected, it could have a significant financial impact on America's productivity. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 The RLS-H Formula is the only natural supplement specifically designed to end restless legs that has achieved approval by Health Canada’s Natural Health Product Directorate...

2013-12-12 23:01:43

The RLS-H Formula, a natural supplement company, reveals its internal study that points to a promising Restless Legs Syndrome Cure. The company estimates that if the supplement performs as expected, it could have a significant financial impact on America's productivity. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 The RLS-H Formula is the only natural supplement specifically designed to end restless legs that has achieved approval by Health Canada’s Natural Health Product Directorate...

2013-10-15 23:26:18

About 10% of the population is thought to suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). Changes in lifestyle, as well as the use of pressure stimulation on the legs, such as through a weighted blanket from Mosaic Weighted Blankets, can help reduce leg pain at night. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Stretching, pressure therapy and massage are just a few RLS patient favorites for reducing the disorder's symptoms. Weighted blankets (think of a blanket with dozens of little bean...

2013-07-22 12:26:30

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Restless Legs Syndrome or Willis-Ekbom disease (RLS/WED) is a chronic neurological disorder that can affect anyone--from any age, sex, or race. People with RLS/WED experience strong urges to move their legs often with strange disagreeable leg sensations. This gets worse when at rest, like when going to sleep at night, watching television or taking a long car ride. Because the symptoms usually intensify in the evening, they...

2013-07-18 08:28:51

The leading institution in North America on WED/RLS reviews a new, drug-free treatment for WED/RLS PROVO, Utah, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TranquilMed, improving quality of life for RLS sufferers through light therapy, announced that the WED Foundation (formerly the RLS Foundation) provided a favorable review on their model 120 RL, in their newly improved newsletter, Nightwalkers. The results showed the model 120 RL to be as effective as prescription drugs, without the harmful...

2013-06-13 10:56:23

Men who experience restless legs syndrome (RLS) may have a higher risk of dying earlier, according to research that appears in the June 12, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The disorder is characterized by an irresistible urge to move the legs and often causes leg sensations of burning, creeping, and tugging, which are usually worse at night. "RLS affects five to 10 percent of adults across the country," said study author Xiang...

2013-05-17 04:20:33

Data Showed Reduced Nocturnal Systolic Blood Pressure Elevations and Periodic Limb Movements During Sleep in Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Patients ATLANTA, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB today announced data from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study that found that Neupro(®) (Rotigotine Transdermal System) reduced total nocturnal systolic blood pressure (NSBP) elevations associated with periodic limb movements during sleep (PLMS) and total PLMS in patients with idiopathic...

Insomnia In RLS Sufferers Linked To Brain Chemistry
2013-05-09 05:26:13

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Neurology say they have found an explanation for the ties between sleepless nights and restless legs syndrome (RLS). John Hopkins researchers used an MRI to snap images of the brain, and they found that a neurotransmitter involved in arousal known as glutamate is abnormally high in people suffering RLS. They saw that the more glutamate found in the brains of people with RLS, the worse they slept....

2012-12-05 08:26:02

ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Health expert and patient advocate Dr. Donnica Moore and global biopharmaceutical company UCB, Inc. are launching Choose Your Move: Take Control of RLS to shed light on the real impact of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) and empower those living with the disease to work with their doctor to find a treatment approach that's right for them. "Unfortunately, many people do not fully understand what it's like to live with the disease," says Dr. Moore. "RLS can...

2012-09-20 14:23:56

ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For far too many people, the symptoms are all-too familiar: uncomfortable, even painful, sensations in the legs while at rest. Tingling, twitching, throbbing or "antsy" feelings in the calves or thighs and even arms that make you want to get up, stretch, and move around. While these sensations can be hard to describe, the diagnosis isn't. It's called Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS/WED, or Willis-Ekbom disease) - and it affects...