Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Restless Legs Syndrome
Underlying conditions list:
The list of possible underlying conditions
mentioned in various sources
for Restless Legs Syndrome includes:
Other underlying conditions related to Restless Legs Syndrome:
Source: Diseases Database
Discussion of underlying conditions of Restless Legs Syndrome:
experience RLS during pregnancy, especially in the last months but the
symptoms usually disappear after delivery. Patients with low iron levels
or anemia may be more prone to developing RLS. The symptoms may improve
once the iron level or anemia is corrected. Kidney failure quite often
leads to RLS. Other chronic diseases such as diabetes, rheumatoid
arthritis, and peripheral neuropathy may also be associated with RLS.
Decreasing caffeine consumption may improve symptoms. (Source: excerpt from Restless Legs Syndrome: NWHIC)
About underlying conditions:
With a diagnosis of Restless Legs Syndrome,
it is important to consider
whether there is an underlying condition causing Restless Legs Syndrome.
These are other medical conditions that may possibly
cause Restless Legs Syndrome.
For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis
or Overview of Misdiagnosis.