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Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic Views Representative Henry Waxman's Denial of Restless Leg Syndrome as a Sign of General Lack of Awareness of the Sleep Disorder

... familiar with the symptoms of and treatments for restless Leg Syndrome respond to Rep. Henry Waxman's ... While on C-SPAN, Waxman was recorded saying that restless Legs Syndrome is a disease created by ... I was making a joke, and I said, 'Well I have restless Leg Syndrome.' Now, I don't think there is such a ...

Common Drug Eases Restless Legs Syndrome

... shows promise in easing the symptoms of restless legs syndrome, a Spanish researcher reports. ... to 10 percent of adults in the United States have restless legs syndrome (RLS), a disorder that causes ... More information For more information on restless legs syndrome, visit the U.S. National ...

Journal Chest: January news briefs

... COMPRESSION DEVICES EFFECTIVE FOR restless LEGS SYNDROME Pharmacotherapy for restless legs syndrome (RLS) may be ineffective or ... the RLS severity score and Johns Hopkins restless legs severity scale score. All quality of life ...

Spinal Anesthesia Doesn't Cause Restless Leg Syndrome

... News) -- Spinal anesthesia won't cause or worsen restless legs syndrome. That's the conclusion of a new ... with spinal anesthesia and found no difference in restless legs syndrome symptoms between the groups. ... spinal anesthesia would worsen the symptoms of restless leg syndrome," said the study's lead author, Dr. ...

Rotigotine Skin Patch May Ease Restless Legs Symptoms

... that contain the drug rotigotine help relieve restless legs syndrome (RLS), according to a German study. ... patients were assessed using the International restless Leg Syndrome study group severity rating scale ... window in terms of dose of rotigotine to treat restless legs syndrome between 1 mg over 24 h to 3 mg over ...

Drugs for Restless Legs Syndrome Have Downsides

... News) -- The drugs that are widely used to treat restless legs syndrome do provide relief, but they are ... and risks associated with using the therapy." restless legs syndrome is a neurological disorder in which ... these are definitely first-line treatments for restless legs syndrome. There is no doubt about it, he ...

May/June 2008 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

... Efficacy and Side Effects of Treatment for restless Legs Syndrome A meta-analysis of 14 trials involving 3,197 patients with restless legs syndrome finds that although drug therapy ... of Nonergot Dopamine Agonists on Symptoms of restless Legs Syndrome By William L. Baker, Pharm.D., et ...

Preschoolers' nightmares less prevalent, are trait-like and associated with personality

... consistent bad dreams were: (1) More frequently restless in a day at five months, (2) More likely to cry and be restless in general at five months, (3) More difficult to calm at 17 months and (4) More frequently restless in a day at 17 months. Little attention is ...

Neupro(R) Filed with the FDA for the Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome

... for moderate-to-severe restless legs syndrome (RLS) ATLANTA, Dec. 13 ... Neupro(R) as a treatment for moderate-to-severe restless legs syndrome (RLS) has been accepted for filing ... was evaluated by monitoring the International restless Legs Severity Scale (IRLS), a ...

National Movement Disorders Interactive Experience Center Comes to Tampa Bay for First Time

... disease, tremor, spasticity, dystonia, and restless legs syndrome are chronic and ... such as dystonia, spasticity, tremor, restless legs syndrome, Parkinson's disease, tics and ... Association People Living with Parkinson's restless Legs Syndrome Foundation Rett Syndrome Research ...

Practicing Clinicians Exchange Forms Partnership With Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation

... -- Practicing Clinicians Exchange (PCE) has formed a partnership with the restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Foundation to provide continuing education programs to ... PCE to bring quality care to patients suffering from RLS." About the restless Legs Syndrome Foundation: Established in 1992, the RLS Foundation is the ...

A New, Highly Effective, Non-Narcotic Pain Medication Now Available for Chronic Pain Patients

... "The Neurocet has changed my life. I use it for chronic back pain, restless Leg Syndrome, and anxiety. The only side effect I have is mild sweating. I ... for anxiety and suffered significant side effects. I tried Requip for restless Leg Syndrome and had severe reactions. I tried Vicodin (hydrocodone) for ...

Parkinson's disease medication triggers destructive behaviors

... used to treat Parkinson's disease, but low doses also are used for restless legs syndrome. They uniquely stimulate brain limbic circuits, which are ... all taking therapeutic doses. Very low doses, such as those used to treat restless legs syndrome, carry much less risk." "For some patients, a reduction ...

Pot Belly Boosts Risk for Restless Legs Syndrome

... -- Having a big belly or being obese appears to increase the risk for restless legs syndrome (RLS), a new study finds. Some 5 percent to 10 percent of ... movement disorder. More information For more information on restless legs syndrome, visit the U.S. National Institute of Neurological ...

Phase 3 Data Indicate Investigational 13-valent Vaccine May Broaden Protection Against Pneumoccocal Disease in Children Younger than Two

... than or equal to 38 degrees C/100.4 degrees F), irritability, drowsiness, restless sleep, decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea and rash. "Wyeth's ... than or equal to 38 degrees C/100.4 degrees F), irritability, drowsiness, restless sleep, decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash. Risks are ...

Sleep variables affecting school performance are different with each educational level

... status. Poorly performing junior high students are most likely to report restless legs at sleep onset. High school students reporting daytime sleepiness ... falling asleep than students with higher grade point averages. restless legs syndrome (RLS) is when you have a strong urge to move your legs. ...

Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces LUVOX CR Launch Plans and Reports Development Pipeline Progress at Investor Day Presentation

... to provide an effective, once-a-day treatment of moderate to severe restless legs syndrome. JZP-7 has been successfully evaluated in one ... to initiate a Phase III clinical trial in the fourth quarter of 2008. restless legs syndrome affects up to 10 percent of the U.S. population. Jazz ...

New Sleep Diagnostic Center Opens at Methodist Mansfield

... specially designed sleep-study suites to evaluate sleep apnea, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy, snoring, sleepwalking, and other sleep ... His sleep training includes obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, insomnia and narcolepsy. "Each patient receives a ...

Sleep Problems Plague the Older Set

... chronic illnesses, including specific sleep disorders like sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome that appear with greater frequency in older populations," ... to improve sleep, he explained. As a result, problems like insomnia, restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea and circadian rhythm disorders are ...

Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results

... for the treatment of fibromyalgia, recurrent acute repetitive seizures, restless legs syndrome and partial epilepsy." Recent Highlights -- Expansion of ... study of JZP-7, a product candidate for the treatment of restless legs syndrome, was initiated in the third quarter of 2007, and Jazz ...

MediciGlobal Achieves Record Number of Awards

... on behalf of five global pharmaceutical clients. The programmes covered a range of medical conditions including: depression, preterm pregnancy, restless leg syndrome, menopause, clinically isolated syndrome (CIS); pre-diagnosed Multiple Sclerosis, and teen migraine. From 2007, MediciGlobal ...

Wyeth's Prevenar 13* Receives First Approval

... events included injection site reactions, fever (greater than or equal to 38 degrees Celsius/100.4 degrees Fahrenheit), irritability, drowsiness, restless sleep, decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash. Risks are associated with all vaccines, including Prevenar. Hypersensitivity to ...

MORE WOMEN SHUN HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY Garden of Life Offers a Natural Solution with Oceans 3™ Healthy Hormones™

... of natural remedies told me about Healthy Hormones. I started taking the product and noticed that my sleep improved tremendously. Compared to the restless sleep I was experiencing before, I was now sleeping like a baby and it seemed incredible. Needless to say, I started feeling much better because I ...

Snoring pregnant women at higher risk for gestational diabetes

... with a sleep specialist," Facco said. In related study, also to be presented at the SLEEP 2009 meeting, Facco found sleep disturbances such as restless legs syndrome and insomnia increase significantly during pregnancy. ...

Stable marriage is linked with better sleep in women

... as compared to the stably married women; however, after looking at specific objective sleep measurements we discovered that these women had more restless sleep than the always married women," said Troxel. "We speculate that these findings may reflect a 'newlywed effect' or simply the fact that these ...

QualityMetric Offers Way to Measure the Impact of Sleep Problems on Individuals and Groups

... recall period. The reliability and validity of the MOS Sleep Scale have been evaluated in a number of disease areas, including neuropathic pain, restless leg syndrome, overactive bladder, and rheumatoid arthritis. It has also been evaluated in the general U.S. population. A recent literature search ...

One in five girls in upper secondary school suffers from school burnout

... absorbed in the work. In basic education, school burnout is caused by a negative atmosphere in school, usually in the form of a stressful and restless working environment. Support from the adult staff of the school, especially the school healthcare services, helps reduce school burnout. Teachers who ...

FDA Grants Priority Review Status to Prevnar 13 Marketing Application

... the most frequently reported adverse events included injection site reactions, fever (less than or equal to 38°C/100.4°F), irritability, drowsiness, restless sleep, decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash. Risks are associated with all vaccines, including Prevnar. Hypersensitivity to any ...

New Treatment Discovered for Restless Legs Syndrome Improves Sleep

... SEATTLE, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A drug widely used to treat seizures and anxiety appears to be an effective treatment for restless legs syndrome (RLS) and helps people with the disorder get a better night's sleep, according to a study that will be presented as part of the ...

Parkinson's Drugs Can Trigger Unhealthy Behaviors

... news release. "It also is worth noting that the affected patients were all taking therapeutic doses. Very low doses, such as those used to treat restless legs syndrome, carry much less risk." "For some patients, a reduction in the dose of the dopamine agonist may prove to be sufficient treatment, ...

Wyeth Submits Marketing Application to FDA for its 13-Valent Vaccine for the Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease in Infants and Toddlers

... events included injection site reactions, fever (greater than or equal to 38 degrees Celsius /100.4 degrees Fahrenheit), irritability, drowsiness, restless sleep, decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash. Risks are associated with all vaccines, including Prevnar. Hypersensitivity to any ...

GUMC researcher creates first Web-interactive CME course for physicians on pharmaceutical marketing

... list of diseases and conditions the course says were created by the pharmaceutical industry such as GERD, erectile dysfunction, excessive sleepiness, restless legs syndrome, overactive bladder syndrome, social anxiety disorder and osteopenia. The authors explain, "We associate these conditions with a ...

Drive Alert, Arrive Safe - Better Sleep Could Cut Serious Road Accidents By A Third

... 45% of the world's population. As well as causing distress to the individual, sleep problems also create significant burden on society. Sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and psychophysiological insomnia are among the most common alterations of sleep. Paradoxically, research suggests that less than a ...

Impulsive Kindergartners May Turn to Gambling

... problem gambling is considered an impulse disorder," she added. Teachers can often see a potential problem in children who are easily distracted, restless and inattentive, Pagani said. "These are things that are problematic in kindergarten," she said. The children in the study weren't children who ...

With the Economy Down, Sleeplessness Is Up

... One-third said lack of sleep caused emotional problems, such as anxiety and depression. 89 percent reported insomnia, 33 percent reported restless leg syndrome, and 14 percent reported sleep apnea. More information For more on sleep, visit the National Sleep Foundation . ...

Reproductive Factors May Protect Women from Parkinson's Disease

... is a doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system such as multiple sclerosis, restless legs syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, narcolepsy, and stroke. For more information about the American Academy of Neurology, visit www.aan.com . ...

'Please Don't Forget Me: Stories of the Survivors': New Spiritual Memoir Shares One Couple's Reliance on God While Facing Adversity

... Forget Me" follows a turning point in Dave and Jane Long's lives, beginning when Dave, a 27-year law enforcement veteran in northern Wyoming, became restless at his job and decided to apply for a position as an International Police Liaison Officer (IPLO) which stationed him in Iraq. Jane, a school district ...

Wake Up Your Relationship With a Good Night in Bed This Valentine's Day

... 4. Problem: Your partner tosses and turns. Solution: It may be your mattress. If your mattress is uncomfortable, it can lead to restless sleep. Mattresses should be evaluated every five to seven years for comfort and support. 5. Problem: Your partner loves to cuddle, but ...

Quadra Cuts the Official Weight Loss Product of Max Muscle Sports Nutrition $25,000 MaxFormation Life Challenge

... is designed for adults to help sustain maximum calorie burning while you sleep. Unlike preparations that leave you feeling over stimulated and restless in the evening, Quadra Cuts Night Time provides the fat burning factors throughout the night and assists you in sleeping by combining gentle, but ...

Pregnancy-related hormonal changes linked to increased risk of restless legs syndrome

... 1 issue of the journal Sleep shows that the elevation in estradiol levels that occurs during pregnancy is more pronounced in pregnant women with restless legs syndrome (RLS) than in controls. During the last trimester of pregnancy, levels of the estrogenic steroid hormone estradiol were 34,211 ...
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