Ask The Doctors: Womens Heart Advisor

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Q. I was diagnosed with restless leg syndrome (RLS) several years ago. I recently heard that RLS increases my chance of heart disease. Is this true? A. Yes, the Nurses Health Study shows restless leg syndrome (RLS) increases your risk of heart disease, but its unclear what the mechanism or cause might be. There are some thoughts that poor sleep duration and quality can increase heart disease by increasing inflammation and there are some indications that…
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