It will be on site on monday, 23. September, from 10 to 13 h and from 14 to 17 h, as a contact point for questions from affected people or their families.
Many people don’t even know that there is a name for the complaints they have, according to a press release. About one in ten to 20. Is affected by restless legs syndrome (restless legs). This makes it one of the most common neurological diseases. The typical symptoms were described several centuries ago, but they were forgotten again. Again and again the disease was diagnosed under different names. Middle of the 20. At the beginning of the twentieth century, the swedish neurologist karl axel eckbom coined the name restless legs syndrome and for the first time provided a very precise description of the disease.
Tingling and aching legs
These are sensations such as tingling, itching, ants running or pain, mostly in the legs. In addition, there is a strong urge to move. Movement can alleviate the symptoms (temporarily). These occur mainly in silence, especially in the evening or at night. This disturbs sleep. Sometimes uncontrollable leg movements are added to the mix.
In most cases, the disease is inherited, and those affected usually meet with a lack of understanding in their environment. But you are not alone with this condition, and it often helps to find someone who knows and understands it. There will be an opportunity to do so on 23. September in the brunnen pharmacy in bad bocklet.