Causes of Restless Legs Syndrome

Primary Cause of Restless Legs (RLS)  Doctors and researchers are still trying to understand what causes RLS and they suspect that the genetics plays a role. Nearly half of people with RLS also have a family member with the condition. RLS usually starts before the age of 45, and some individuals have had symptoms since childhood. Symptoms will gradually worsen and …

Individuals with Crohn’s Disease Gain Natural Relief From Restless Legs Syndrome

Crohns and Restless Legs (RLS) Study by Bradley Gillespie, PharmD Health Expert, Restless Leg Sufferer Leonard Weinstock, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine, in St. Louis, Missouri, and colleagues, noted that manifestations of Crohn’s Disease affecting the central nervous system have not previously been reported in the scientific literature. Since Restless Legs (RLS) can be caused by so many different factors, Weinstock, et …

Restless Legs and Genetics in Families

Familial Restless Legs (RLS) Dr. Maria T. Bonatil of the Human Molecular Genetics Unit, Department of Neuroscience, Dibit‐San Raffaele Scientific Institute, in Milan, Italy, and her colleagues published an article in the journal Brain, describing the way that Restless Legs (RLS) affects families. Restless Legs (RLS) Study Further, they determined that this genetic mutation is inherited in an autosomal dominant …