Restless Legs Syndrome
Relief and Hope for Sleepless Victims of a Hidden Epidemic
By (author) Robert Yoakum
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Restless Legs Syndrome by Robert Yoakum
Book DescriptionWithin these pages is the promise of a long-awaited good night's rest. For decades, millions of people have experienced the irresistible urge to move their legs without understanding why. These disagreeable leg sensations get worse with inactivity, making sitting still and sleep painful and sometimes impossible. If you hold this book, you or someone you love has most likely lived with this constant discomfort, this agitated inability to rest -- restless legs syndrome. You are not alone. According to the American Medical Association, 10 to 15 percent of adult Americans have the neurological disorder known as restless legs syndrome. This underdiagnosed and treatable condition can completely overwhelm a person's life, causing stress, sleep deprivation, career difficulties, and relationship strife. Author Robert Yoakum has suffered from restless legs syndrome all of his adult life. In Restless Legs Syndrome, he has compiled a comprehensive resource on this disease, giving those afflicted with it a voice and creating a community. In addition, many of the foremost medical specialists in the field have contributed their knowledge and experience to make this the most comprehensive and timely source of information on this disease. Restless Legs Syndrome provides invaluable information for victims, their friends and loved ones, and health-care providers. Yoakum informs and advises readers on: * Sleep management and alternative rest options * How to enlist help from others * Possible causes of restless legs syndrome * Criteria for diagnosis * Medical advice and treatment options * The relationship of stress, dopamine, and iron * Finding or creating a restless legs syndrome support group Yoakum combines empathy and understanding with practical, clear-cut information, and helpful stories from others who share their tales of relief and hope.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780743280686
(234mm x 155mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Robert Yoakum
Robert Yoakum has written a syndicated newspaper column as well as articles for the op-ed pages of The New York Times, The Boston Globe, USA Today, and many other newspapers. A founder of the RLS Foundation in Rochester, Minnesota, he now lives in Lakeville, Connecticut.
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