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Is restless leg syndrome the same as intermittent claudication of your legs?

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Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Restless leg syndrome occurs at night while asleep.
Claudication occurs while walking.

In brief: No

Restless leg syndrome occurs at night while asleep.
Claudication occurs while walking.
Dr. John Cheng
Dr. John Cheng
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Restless legs

restless legs is more often related to vein disease or a neurological issue claudication is related to arterial insufficiency where there is inadequate blood flow to supply the leg with activity leading to calf discomfort

In brief: Restless legs

restless legs is more often related to vein disease or a neurological issue claudication is related to arterial insufficiency where there is inadequate blood flow to supply the leg with activity leading to calf discomfort
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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