The Resource 100 questions & answers about restless legs syndrome, Sudhansu Chokroverty

100 questions & answers about restless legs syndrome, Sudhansu Chokroverty

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100 questions & answers about restless legs syndrome
Title
100 questions & answers about restless legs syndrome
Statement of responsibility
Sudhansu Chokroverty
Title variation
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • 100 questions and answers about restless legs syndrome
  • One hundred questions & answers about restless legs syndrome
  • One hundred questions and answers about restless legs syndrome
  • RLS
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC/DNLM
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Chokroverty, Sudhansu
Dewey number
616.8/498
Index
index present
LC call number
RC548.5
LC item number
.C46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WM 188
Series statement
100 questions and answers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
Label
100 questions & answers about restless legs syndrome, Sudhansu Chokroverty
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158-159) and index
Contents
  • Questions 6-20 discuss risk factors associated with the development of RLS
  • My mother has RLS. I am a 35-year-old woman. Could I get RLS from my mother?
  • If I am diagnosed with RLS during pregnancy, what are my chances of having this condition permanently?
  • Does a patient with RLS develop Parkinson's disease later in life?
  • How do physicians diagnose RLS in children who may not be able to describe their symptoms adequately?
  • Part 3.
  • Symptoms and Diagnosis of Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Questions 21-44 review the symptoms of this uncomfortable condition as well as the diagnosis process
  • Is there a laboratory test to confirm the clinical diagnosis of RLS?
  • Why do RLS symptoms get worse in the evening?
  • Part 1.
  • Is RLS a neurological disorder, a movement disorder, a sleep disorder, or a systemic disease?
  • How do physicians determine the severity of RLS?
  • Part 4.
  • Physical and Psychological Effects of Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Questions 45-65 discuss the numerous ways RLS can affect both the physical and psychological aspects of life
  • I was told that after many years of having RLS symptoms, a person may develop high blood pressure, stroke, or heart disease. Is this true and how does RLS cause these conditions?
  • Do RLS patients suffer from other compulsive behaviors, such as compulsive gambling, smoking, or eating?
  • Does RLS affect short-term and long-term memory?
  • Part 5.
  • Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Basics
  • Questions 66-94 review the different treatment options available to those suffering from RLS
  • How does the RLS specialist decide on treating a patient, including whom to treat and when to treat?
  • What are some of the medications found to be useful for RLS?
  • What can I do for my sleep problem associated with my RLS symptoms? Should I take sleeping medications in addition to RLS drugs?
  • Part 6.
  • Coping and Management Techniques
  • Questions 95-100 explain coping techniques that can assist in managing RLS and help you live a productive, happy life
  • What is the role of exercise and lifestyle changes in treatment of RLS?
  • What is the role of nutrients and certain foods in RLS treatment?
  • How do physicians treat RLS in children?
  • Questions 1-5 provide important, basic information on restless legs syndrome (RLS)
  • What is restless legs syndrome?
  • How common is RLS?
  • What causes RLS?
  • Part 2.
  • Risk, Prevention, and Epidemiology of Restless Legs Syndrome
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 173 p.
Isbn
9780763780944
Lccn
2010025890
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
  • Consumer Health Collection.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2146642-01umb_inst
  • 2242398
  • (Sirsi) i9780763780944
  • (OCoLC)617524555
Label
100 questions & answers about restless legs syndrome, Sudhansu Chokroverty
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158-159) and index
Contents
  • Questions 6-20 discuss risk factors associated with the development of RLS
  • My mother has RLS. I am a 35-year-old woman. Could I get RLS from my mother?
  • If I am diagnosed with RLS during pregnancy, what are my chances of having this condition permanently?
  • Does a patient with RLS develop Parkinson's disease later in life?
  • How do physicians diagnose RLS in children who may not be able to describe their symptoms adequately?
  • Part 3.
  • Symptoms and Diagnosis of Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Questions 21-44 review the symptoms of this uncomfortable condition as well as the diagnosis process
  • Is there a laboratory test to confirm the clinical diagnosis of RLS?
  • Why do RLS symptoms get worse in the evening?
  • Part 1.
  • Is RLS a neurological disorder, a movement disorder, a sleep disorder, or a systemic disease?
  • How do physicians determine the severity of RLS?
  • Part 4.
  • Physical and Psychological Effects of Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Questions 45-65 discuss the numerous ways RLS can affect both the physical and psychological aspects of life
  • I was told that after many years of having RLS symptoms, a person may develop high blood pressure, stroke, or heart disease. Is this true and how does RLS cause these conditions?
  • Do RLS patients suffer from other compulsive behaviors, such as compulsive gambling, smoking, or eating?
  • Does RLS affect short-term and long-term memory?
  • Part 5.
  • Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Basics
  • Questions 66-94 review the different treatment options available to those suffering from RLS
  • How does the RLS specialist decide on treating a patient, including whom to treat and when to treat?
  • What are some of the medications found to be useful for RLS?
  • What can I do for my sleep problem associated with my RLS symptoms? Should I take sleeping medications in addition to RLS drugs?
  • Part 6.
  • Coping and Management Techniques
  • Questions 95-100 explain coping techniques that can assist in managing RLS and help you live a productive, happy life
  • What is the role of exercise and lifestyle changes in treatment of RLS?
  • What is the role of nutrients and certain foods in RLS treatment?
  • How do physicians treat RLS in children?
  • Questions 1-5 provide important, basic information on restless legs syndrome (RLS)
  • What is restless legs syndrome?
  • How common is RLS?
  • What causes RLS?
  • Part 2.
  • Risk, Prevention, and Epidemiology of Restless Legs Syndrome
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 173 p.
Isbn
9780763780944
Lccn
2010025890
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
  • Consumer Health Collection.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2146642-01umb_inst
  • 2242398
  • (Sirsi) i9780763780944
  • (OCoLC)617524555

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