Skip to Content
Home > Wellness Resources > Health Library > Restless Legs Syndrome: What Conditions Can Cause It?
Restless legs syndrome can be a secondary problem
caused by another condition. Researchers continue their efforts to understand
and define the relationship between this syndrome and:
When you are diagnosed with restless legs syndrome, you may also be
tested for one of these conditions if your symptoms suggest a specific cause.
Your doctor may recommend one or more of the following tests:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerKarin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
Current as ofFebruary 19, 2016
Current as of:
February 19, 2016
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2016 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.