Can we now say that commonalities between restless leg syndrome and migraine exist?
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The recent manuscript by Xinglong Yang and colleagues provided the first relatively reliable estimate of restless leg syndrome (RLS) prevalence among migraine sufferers, which was estimated at 19% (95% CI 14–24%). The implications of the association between the two conditions are wide, and call for further action aimed to address common disease mechanism-associated conditions such as sleep-related ones and associated burden.
KeywordsMigraine Restless leg syndrome Prevalence Sleep
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- 1.Yang X, Liu B, Yang B, Li S, Wang F, Li K, Hu F, Ren H, Xu Z (2018) Prevalence of restless legs syndrome in individuals with migraine: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Neurol Sci. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-018-3527-7