Periodic Limb Movement (Restless Leg Syndrome)

Periodic limb movement or restless leg syndrome is characterized by an annoying feeling of leg restlessness, mostly in the evening hours prior to bedtime. It can be associated with iron deficiency, nerve damage or other medical conditions.


  • Leg restlessness, which is worse while at rest during the evening hours
  • Usually improved temporarily by leg movement and can cause significant sleep disruption
Learn more about periodic limb movement (restless leg syndrome)​.​