Yes, even though the annoying sensation of restless legs occurs while you’re awake, it is considered a sleep disorder. I review the phenomenon of “restless legs syndrome” and treatments for it — in the Globe and Mail. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health-advisor/finding-relief-from-restless-legs-syndrome/article29364667/
Dr. Judith Davidson is a Canadian scientist-clinician in the field of sleep and sleep disorders. She lives in Kingston, Ontario.
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