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The relationship between obesity and restless legs syndrome

Fatma Ebru Algul; Ayse Cikim Sertkaya; Sibel Altinayar.

Abstract
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) has been shown to be more common in obese than in non-obese people in many studies. The aim of this study was to investigate passible relationship between obesity and seconder RLS prevalence and severity in the Turkish population. Method: A total of 70 volunteers were included in the study. Of these 44 were obese (BMI≥30 kg/m2) and 26 were non obese(BMI

Key words: Restless legs syndrome;obesity;pathology



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