This article by Alex Bartle examines the underlying pathology of restless legs syndrome, while acknowledging many facets remain unknown. Up to one in 10 people are affected by RLS to some degree, but it is often undiagnosed. GPs are in an ideal position to identify and treat this condition, which may be idiopathic or due to secondary conditions that may be correctable
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