(also restless leg syndrome)
A disorder characterized by an unpleasant tickling or twitching sensation in the leg muscles when sitting or lying down, which is relieved only by moving the legs.
- Certain medicines may help people who have restless legs syndrome.
- Some people with restless legs syndrome also have periodic limb movements during sleep.
- Patients with restless legs syndrome who give blood regularly are advised to see their physicians about possible adverse effects.
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Syllabification: rest·less legs syn·drome
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