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Restless legs syndrome: FAQs you can use


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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Restless legs syndrome fact sheet. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/health_and_medical/pubs/restless_legs.htm#treatment. Accessed April 14, 2009.

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