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1 in 10 people suffer from restless leg syndrome

A study by GlaxoSmithKline found that 1 in 10 people suffer from restless leg syndrome which causes leg discomfort and sleep problems. Many doctors fail to diagnose it correctly. There is no government approved treatment but Epilepsy and Parkinson's drugs as well as tranquilizers and opiates are often used.

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About: 1 in 10 people suffer from restless leg syndrome

Date: 26 May 2004

Source: Scout News


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