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14/08/2014 16:59 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Restless Leg Syndrome In Pregnancy

Restless Leg Syndrome: Causes and treatment


Many symptoms of pregnancy are irritating. Some – and in particular, Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) – actually make you want to go: "AAAARRRRGGGHHHH!"


What is it?

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is the irresistible urge to move parts of your body, most commonly your legs (although some people experience it in their arms, hands and even face).

The condition is more common in women than in men, and is particularly common during pregnancy – up to 25VIRTUAL-ArticleSidebarVIRTUAL-Gallery-195078%