Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Symptoms
The primary symptom associated with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is an overwhelming urge to move the legs when they are at rest. The urge to move the legs is usually, but not always, accompanied by unpleasant sensations.
The symptoms of restless legs syndrome (RLS) are often difficult to put into words, as each person’s experience with RLS is different. Some people use comparisons, such as "like ants crawling through my legs" or "like soda running through my veins" to try to describe the symptoms and feelings to their health care professionals. If you answer "yes" to many of the following questions, you may have RLS and should talk to your health care professional about your symptoms: