Print this page and use it to record your answers. Read the following descriptions and make a note – yes or no – whether they match your symptoms.

I have an urge to move my legs, and this urge is usually caused or followed by unpleasant sensation in the legs.    
The symptoms begin or worsen during periods of not moving such as sitting or lying.    
The symptoms get better if I move (e.g., walk or stretch), for at least as long as I keep moving.    
The symptoms bother me most in the evening or at night.    

If you answer "yes" to all 4 of the above statements, you may have restless legs syndrome, and you should discuss this further with your doctor.