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Does periodic limb movement disorder and restless leg syndrome mean the same thing?

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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

They r the sane.

In brief: Yes

They r the sane.
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: No

No periodic limb movements occur during sleep and restless leg syndrome occurs in the evening before bed.
Periodic limb movements are often seen in RLS patients.

In brief: No

No periodic limb movements occur during sleep and restless leg syndrome occurs in the evening before bed.
Periodic limb movements are often seen in RLS patients.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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