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2022 May 01

J Clin Sleep Med



Restless legs syndrome is associated with long-COVID in women.


Weinstock LB, Brook JB, Walters AS, Goris A, Afrin LB, Molderings GJ
J Clin Sleep Med. 2022 May 01; 18(5):1413-1418.
PMID: 35484639.


Sleep disturbance is common in long-COVID (LC). Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is characterized by sleep disturbance and has been reported after viral infections. Therefore, we evaluated RLS symptoms cross-sectionally in individuals with LC at both current and pre-coronavirus disease 2019 (pre-COVID-19) time points.