Folate Deficiency in Restless Legs

by Bradley Gillespie, PharmD Health Expert, Restless Leg Sufferer Folate Supplementation in Restless Legs (RLS) It has been well established, and accepted, that folate supplementation during pregnancy is standard of care, in order to reduce the incidence of neural tube defects. In addition, folate supplementation is encouraged in people at increased risk of heart disease and certain cancers. Folate Deficiencies in Pregnancy It …

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 …