... o have Fibro I am thinking it has something to do with that..It is a awful feeling to..You cant stay still long enough to get to sleep half the time..I never had restless leg its self,and now I have restless body..lol I am also 31 weeks pregnant so I already cant sleep so this stuff is really messing me up.. ... (18 replies)
... Bethsheba, RLS does present itself in the arms, back, shoulders, hands, ribs, etc. It is theoretically possible to present anywhere there are nerves and muscles. (18 replies)
... Yehhhh, :blob_fire:!!!! I hope that trend continues!!!:angel:
Yes, definitely check with your doctor but do read the Lyme Boards before you see him/her. Few doctors have the knowledge and experience to diagnose lyme. And even if they do, they can make mistakes (I have what I would consider to be a wonderful sleep specialist who missed the obvious when addressing my... (18 replies)
... What you are describing is not restless leg syndrome...it is something else. Although magnesium may alleviate your symptoms, it is not going to solve your problem. ... (18 replies)
... found that fibromyalgia is more common among the siblings, parents and children of those who have fibromyalgia than in the general population. I not sure if the Amitriptyline would really help me if it was that ... ... (18 replies)
... Hi , I also have joint pain.....I was trying to go off the Amitriptyline and havent had it in a few days, was trying the magnesium instead. ... (18 replies)
... I have tried Amitriptyline for a long time now and have fibromyalgia which is what they origanally gave it to me for.... But my RSL is awful ... ... (18 replies)
... leg, i put it down to the amitriptyline,but later discovered that i had low iron, talking on the anemia board i found out that a lot of people with low iron has restless legs. ... (8 replies)
... I have had Restless leg syndrome all my life.. ... (2 replies)
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... i tried 5 or 6 drugs for rls (took a long time to diagnose).the last drug simulated parkinsons disease and i had to go an er. then i started taking magnesium with my calcium 2 x a day am and pm. i did find i needed to take "vegetarian chelated magnesium" and have not had a problem in 2 yrs ---unless if ran out of the mag. (18 replies)
... It sounds like you have a few things going on. I would definitely see a cardiologist about the tachycardia. I have fibro, rls, sleep apnea and tachycardia with syncope. My cardiologist says that it is all related. I take Sectral for the heartrate and an amazing side effect is that I have not had a single episode of sinusists since I started taking it over a year ago. My... (18 replies)
... I hate to say it but they are...med side effects cause many symptoms and instead of changing meds, docs prescribe more meds to treat the symptoms.
From what I've read, it takes 1-2 years to replenish a body's supply of mg if the deficiency is severe...so don't give up! I'm assuming you've got your docs "blessing" to supplement...in healthy people the excess magnesium... (18 replies)
... Dream on, tannersmom, dream on! LOL "Practicing" medicine is too lucrative....doctors who don't get it right get repeat business, .
Exactly !! They want that money !! I wouldnt be suprised if some illnesses were given to us on purpose to make more money ! Like Y do they continue to put floride in our water they know it is dangerous !! Among all the other things in it ....I... (18 replies)
... Thanks Blink54 Ill have to check it out ! (18 replies)
... no problem ...yes it seems they are ocming up with more new things everyday ....
I have been pain free so far this morning ...thank God !! Yesterday was a little tough so maybe today will be better !
I am defaintly going to talk to my doctor about the other things when I go next time ...it sure cant hurt to check I know that !!! And if it turns out that it is lyme disease... (18 replies)
... Good morning!
Thank you for telling me about the fibro/familial connection as it has been some time since I've done some reading about fibro. A family member was initially diagnosed with fibro years ago but after a few years the symptoms went away so I haven't paid attention to the current litature. My apologies.
That said, I did a BRIEF search of the literature...I... (18 replies)
Well, I'm glad you're back...that means I haven't scared you too much, :D!
I am so very, very sorry you are in so much pain...just wish you could take a simple pill and have it go away but I guess life is not like that.
Joint pain and muscle pain are common with Lyme (as is with other diseases like the flu)...one symptom I see listed by lots of people with... (18 replies)
I am not doubting your symptoms or your pain whatsoever!! However, I am questioning the diagnosis.
Have your doctors screened you for Lyme Disease? You have lots of the symptoms (some people only have one)...fibro is often misdiagnosed when Lyme is the real culprit. If you were bitten by a tick, it might explain why you have an "over active nervous... (18 replies)
... Beth I forgot to mention the pain in my muscles began when I was 29 it is a deep aching pain that comes and goes. The RSL I have had issues in ,y late 20's as well. I have a very over Active nervous system if you ask me !! And Now believe I have Rosaca as well...My mom had it but passed away this July before mine acted up. I had to red areas right where the cheek bones begin... (18 replies)