The association between restless legs syndrome, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases: hypotheses and evidence from the literature

Stefano Zanigni, Giovanna Calandra-Buonaura, Giulia Giannini, Caterina Tonon, Pietro Cortelli, Federica Provini


Table of contents:

  1. Restless legs syndrome, cardiovascular risk and the pathophysiological link
  2. Association between RLS and hypertension

2.2  Population-based studies

2.2 Clinical-based studies

  1. Association between RLS, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes

3.1.   Population-based studies

3.2.   Clinical-based studies

  1. Summary


restless legs syndrome; hypertension; cardiovascular; diabetes.

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