Thalamic glutamate/glutamine in restless legs syndrome: increased and related to disturbed sleep.

TitleThalamic glutamate/glutamine in restless legs syndrome: increased and related to disturbed sleep.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsAllen RP, Barker PB, Horská A, Earley CJ
JournalNeurology
Volume80
Issue22
Pagination2028-34
Date Published2013 May 28
Abstract

To evaluate possible abnormal increase in thalamic glutamate/glutamine levels for restless legs syndrome (RLS) indicating increased glutamatergic activity producing arousal that at night disrupts and shortens sleep.

DOI10.1124/dmd.113.052662
Alternate JournalNeurology