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What is the willis-ekbom disease disease?
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Restless Legs: Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), also known as Willis-Ekbom Disease, is a neurological condition associated with abnormal sensations in the legs. It is estimated that 5% of the general population and as many as 10% of those over the age of 65 have this disorder. http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/neurology_neurosurgery/centers_clinics/restless-legs-syndrome/what-is-rls/
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Dr. Susan Rhoadsanswered
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Restless Legs Syndr.: This is more commonly known Restless Legs Syndrome and it is very common. See this discussion: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/neurology_neurosurgery/centers_clinics/restless-legs-syndrome/what-is-rls/index.html
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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