Publications

General Information & Resources

Causes

Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Inside: Detailed information on RLS symptoms, possible causes and available treatment options.

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Quick Guide to Augmentation

Quick Guide to Living with RLS

Inside: This patient handout offers an overview of RLS symptoms, treatment, coping methods and more.

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Patient Symptom Diary

RLS Patient Symptom Diary

Inside: Track daily symptoms, then share with your healthcare provider to help aid a proper diagnosis.

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First Doctor Visit

Your First Doctor Visit for RLS

Inside: Things to consider when preparing to meet with a doctor for symptoms related to RLS.

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Coping

Coping Methods for RLS

Inside: Tips for coping with common RLS symptoms at home, at work and while traveling.

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Medical Alert Card

Medical Alert Card

Inside: This is a card with basic medical information you can carry in your wallet in case of an emergency.

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Advanced Information & Special Concerns

What is Augmentation?

What is Augmentation?

Inside: A deeper look into the causes and signs of augmentation, related to dopaminergic RLS treatment.

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Augmentation FAQ

Augmentation: FAQ

Inside: Answers to the questions most often asked about the common problem of augmentation.

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Quick Guide to Augmentation

Augmentation: A Quick Guide

Inside: The signs and causes of augmentation, a common issue associated with dopaminergic RLS treatment.

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Drug Holiday

Drug Holiday and RLS

Inside: Learn more about the benefits and what to expect when discontinuing a therapeutic medication for a short period of time.

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Mimics

RLS Mimics

Inside: This article discusses several other medical conditions that may produce symptoms similar to RLS.

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Medications 2016

Medications for RLS

Inside: Answers to frequently asked questions about the medication options to manage RLS.

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Surgery - Patient Guide

Surgery and RLS for the Patient

Inside: Special considerations for RLS patients preparing to undergo surgery.

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Hospitalization Checklist

Hospitalization Checklist for the Patient with RLS

Inside: A checklist of things to consider before entering the hospital for testing or surgery.

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Activity

Activity, Exercise & RLS

Inside: Advice on how to incorporate physical activity into your daily life.

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Depression

Depression & RLS

Inside: Special considerations in treating depression in the patient with RLS.

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Iron

Understanding Iron & RLS

Inside: An overview of the importance of iron and the relationship with RLS.

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Cognitively Impaired

RLS & the Cognitively Impaired

Inside: Learn the signs of RLS in cognitively impaired adults.

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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials: What to Know Before You Go

Inside: Important information for those considering participation in a clinical trial.

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Child Healthcare

Healthcare and Your Child with RLS

Inside: Guidance for parents whose child is diagnosed with RLS.

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Understanding Drug Action

Understanding Drug Action

Inside: Medications are used to treat both acute illness and chronic diseases. Learn how drugs work and interact with food and beverages.

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RLS and PLMS

RLS and Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep (PLMS)

Inside: PLMS occurs in up to 90 percent of people who have RLS. Find out what it is and understand the significance.

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Complementary/Alternatives

Complementary and Alternative RLS Medications

Inside: Find out the alternative options available to help improve your sleep and well-being.

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Research Grant Program

Research Grant Summary

Inside: Learn more about the program and priority research areas for RLS.

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Renal

End-Stage Renal Disease & RLS

Inside: This handout will help you understand what End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is and the connection with RLS.

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Children and Teens

Teen Guide

RLS & Teens

Inside: A guide to help teens with RLS take control of their lives as they transition into adulthood.

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Information for Healthcare Providers

Medical Bulletin

RLS Medical Bulletin

Inside: Our current comprehensive bulletin providing the latest information for the care and management of RLS patients.

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Causes

Pregnancy and RLS

Inside: Vital considerations in the care and treatment of the pregnant woman with RLS.

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Children Brochure for HCP

RLS and PLMD in Children and Adolescents

Inside: Experts weigh in on RLS and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder in children and adolescents.

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Depression

Depression and RLS

Inside: Special considerations in treating depression in the patient with RLS.

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Surgery for Healthcare provider

Surgery and RLS

Inside: Special considerations for the surgical team in the care and treatment of the patient with RLS.

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