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World Sleep 2022 | Current approaches for the prevention of augmentation in RLS

Claudia Trenkwalder, MD, University Medical Center of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany, briefly discusses augmentation in restless legs syndrome (RLS) and how this can be monitored in clinical practice. Augmentation is a significant problem that frequently occurs with dopaminergic therapy. Prof. Trenkwalder explains the best prevention method, which is to keep dopamine agonists at a low dose throughout treatment. This interview took place during the World Sleep Congress 2022 in Rome, Italy.