For RLS sufferer Kaiser, for whom these medications no longer work, living with RLS and PLMs requires her to take life one day at a time. And through it all, her husband, Bruce, is still by her side.
"We don't go to the number of parties or functions that we used to -- but I love her madly, so to me, it is what it is."
Dr. Rye has reported receiving consulting and lecture fees from Boehringer Ingelheim and GlaxoSmithKline. With respect to deCODE Genetics, Dr. Stefansson has a financial interest in the diagnostic products and patents that may result from this study. Dr. Winkelman has reported receiving financial support for research, as well as consulting and lecture fees, from Boehringer Ingelheim and GlaxoSmithKline. Dr. Woloshin has declared no conflicts of interest.