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Should I talk to my doctor about restless legs syndrome?

Sometimes, people with restless legs syndrome choose to not tell their doctor, thinking that their symptoms are not important. However, the symptoms of RLS can be annoying and uncomfortable, and they can keep you from getting a good night's sleep. In addition, restless legs syndrome can indicate another health condition such as anemia or kidney disease. Talk to your doctor if your have symptoms of RLS.

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