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A Wake-Up Call on Restless Leg Syndrome: Common, Life-Affecting and Treatable

A Wake-Up Call on Restless Leg Syndrome: Common, Life-Affecting and Treatable

Neurologist and sleep medicine specialist Liza Ashbrook, MD, presents a quick, thorough lesson on RLS, which often goes undiagnosed, diminishes quality of life and particularly affects pregnant women. Included are a simple set of diagnostic criteria; guidance on treatment selection, including medications; and warning signs that a patient is getting worse instead of better.


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August 25, 2020

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UCSF MedConnection

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Dr. Liza Ashbrook is a neurologist who treats general neurology patients, as well as those suffering from sleep disorders. Her research focuses on circadian rhythm disorders and the impact of sleep-wake patterns during hospitalization. Ashbrook ...

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