DaVita.com Kidney Education http://www.davita.com DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease, or ESRD. Restless Leg Syndrome and Chronic Kidney Disease http://www.davita.com/kidney-disease-overview/symptoms and diagnosis/restless-leg-syndrome-and-chronic-kidney-disease/a/4736

Are there times when you feel an uncomfortable or unpleasant sensation in your legs and get the urge to move them? If this happens when you are trying to relax or fall asleep, you may have a condition called restless leg syndrome (RLS). Many people with chronic kidney disease and those on dialysis have reported having a problem with restless leg syndrome. Restless leg syndrome is annoying and it can prevent you from getting an adequate amount of sleep. Learn more about restless leg syndrome, its causes and what can be done to help you get the rest you need.