Periodic Limb Movement Disorder News and Research

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Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) is a condition that involves involuntary movement of the skeletal muscles while sleeping. These muscle movements occur periodically throughout the night, resulting in a persistent disruption of sleep, which may lead to sleep deprivation
New radar system can wirelessly monitor vital signs of patients

New radar system can wirelessly monitor vital signs of patients

New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disorders

New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disorders

People with restless legs syndrome at higher risk for stroke, heart and kidney disease

People with restless legs syndrome at higher risk for stroke, heart and kidney disease

Sleep experts advise people to reset sleep habits when they reset clocks

Sleep experts advise people to reset sleep habits when they reset clocks

Children with chronic sleep problems may develop mental health disorders later in life

Children with chronic sleep problems may develop mental health disorders later in life

Study: Left-handed people may have increased risk for periodic limb movement disorder

Study: Left-handed people may have increased risk for periodic limb movement disorder

Restless legs syndrome common and troublesome in children and adolescents

Restless legs syndrome common and troublesome in children and adolescents

First comprehensive description of sleep and wake patterns of cancer patients using continuous polysomnography

First comprehensive description of sleep and wake patterns of cancer patients using continuous polysomnography

Sleep disorder diagnosis and treatment

Sleep disorder diagnosis and treatment

Effective management of insomnia begins with recognition and adequate assessment

Effective management of insomnia begins with recognition and adequate assessment