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Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome usually strikes at night, causing a sensation of numbness, "pins and needles," combined with achiness. It affects about 15% of the population, and is common in middle-aged women. Relief from the symptoms can often be found by simply moving the legs.
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