Obesity: a possible risk factor for restless legs syndrome

Yildiz D., Buyukkoyuncu N., Kilic A. K. , Cander S. , Yildiz A. , Gunes A., ...More

NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH, vol.39, no.12, pp.1044-1048, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/01616412.2017.1376394
  • Title of Journal : NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.1044-1048


Aim/Background: Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a frequent neurological and sleep disorder. Metabolic disorders are known to be related to sleep disorders. We prospectively evaluated whether obesity and its possible cofactors were related to the presence of RLS.