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Does restless legs syndrome get worse with age?

Your body can get used to the effects of certain medication, which can cause a need for your dosage to be increased.  Restless leg syndrome can also get worse with age.  You need to make an appointment with your physician to discuss changing your dose.  You should not change anything about your medication without talking to your doctor first.

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