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We are thrilled to unveil the Foundation's newest project - here is the first installment of RLS public service announcements!

Share this video to help spread RLS awareness & stay tuned for even more!

#Cure4RLS #YouAreNotAlone #RLSAwareness

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Please register for Coping with RLS on March 9, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. Pacific | 4 p.m. Eastern at:

Join us for an educational presentation by Dr. Philip Becker. Dr. Becker will discuss restless legs syndrome (RLS) as a chronic medical problem based on severity, how RLS impacts the individual and family, and effective strategies to cope with RLS.

Dr. Becker is the founding partner and president of Sleep Medicine Associates of Texas and served as medical director for the Sleep Medicine Institute at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas for nearly 25 years.

Currently, Dr. Becker serves as a Clinic Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

All webinars are recorded and made available in the Member Portal at

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Why is #AmplifyATX important to us? Because the RLS Foundation is supported nationally & powered locally.

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Want to know how to make an individual fundraising page for #AmplifyATX? This blog post tells you how!

Your fundraising page allows loved ones to help you support a cause you care about. Amplify with us on March 2-3, and bring us closer to finding a #Cure4RLS! #YouAreNotAlone

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Why do you Amplify Austin?

Learn about #AmplifyATX and how you can help fund research for a cure! 

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Click play to view the next installment of our RLS public service announcements! #Cure4RLS #YouAreNotAlone

Join the nearly 400 subscribers on our YouTube channel to be the first to know about a new video! :)

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Check out this webinar from the Foundation's 2016 series featuring John Winkelman, MD, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, a certified RLS Quality Care Center.

Depressive disorders are common in adults living with RLS and are treatable. The likelihood of developing depression in adults with RLS is increased by 2-4 times when compared to other adults.

In this webinar you will learn to recognize:
· Signs of depression
· Management Strategies
· When to seek a professional opinion

All webinar archives can be viewed in the Members Only portal of our website at

The upcoming webinar schedule can be accessed in the "Education & Events" section of our website here:

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It's that time of year again! Mark your calendars for March 2-3 for Amplify Austin!

And guess what? This online day of giving is not just restricted to the Austin area! This 24 hour period celebrates local nonprofits, and encourages donations from supporters everywhere!

Visit our Amplify page here:

Stay tuned for more info. #Cure4RLS #YouAreNotAlone #AmplifyAustin

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A message on raising RLS awareness from board member and support group leader Linda Secretan is up on the blog!

Linda served on the Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board (SDRAB) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) last year.

Learn more about this important work and what it means for RLS awareness and advocacy. #Cure4RLS #YouAreNotAlone #Advocacy
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