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5. Restless Leg Syndrome

About 12 million Americans are plagued with an irresistible urge to move their legs in an attempt to ease the odd sensations, itching, burning and pain associated with restless leg syndrome (RLS).

It’s likely that RLS is triggered by interruption of the dopamine pathways in the brain—the same thing that triggers Parkinson’s. In fact, people with Parkinson’s often have RLS too.

To see who else is at risk for RLS and how to live comfortably with it, watch this.

 

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