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Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD) vs. Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)

Posted by Jack Johnson on May 20, 2013 11:10:00 AM

Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) and restless leg syndrome (RLS) are sleep disorders that, at first glance, appear to be the same thing.

Both conditions are characterized by a sleeper not being able to keep still. However, the two sleep disorders are distinctly different.

Diagnosing which condition a patient might be suffering from is important is determining what the best course of treatment might be.

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Topics: sleep disorders, plmd, tired, restless leg syndrome

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