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... and my wife says they are somewhat better now, but when I started doing it about three years ago, I would keep her awake at night. ... (3 replies)
I have the "Jerks"
Feb 15, 2005
... ack surgeries. I can't recall if they started before or after the pain medications but I believe it was before. I know the " jerks" have kept me awake many times at night but I don't often get them during the day. I did discuss these "jerks" with my doctors and they assured me it was not due to my condition or drugs. ... (27 replies)
I have the "Jerks"
Jan 27, 2005
... There are many medications that can make RLS worse. If your moving that much at night, you may have PLMD as well as RLS. ... (27 replies)

... Mine i a lot similar ,my mom noticed when I was a teen , hard sleeping and sitting in class, not until I was in my early 40's was I given a sleep study and that's when they diagnosed it and I was prescribed requip 2 mg at night ,helped but made me dopey ,hated the way it made me feel, then I was prescribed cymbalta since I also had pain from spinal stenosis, my insurance will... (13 replies)
... Hi there ,I can sympathize with what you're going thru,I have had RLS all of my life,first noticed by my mom when I was in my teens, I am 59 so that's how long I've dealt with it, I was only diagnosed about 8 years ago because the doctors kept saying it was nerves , a sleep study revealed mine, since then my neuro has prescribed a dopomine (requip) some doctors hesitate to... (13 replies)
... I have been to the docs several times regarding the problems i have whilst sleeping or trying to!!! Basically my left leg really really aches not just at night but during the day to, this is coupled with an aching left arm to and was put down to anxiety problems... ... (7 replies)
... and that is a need to stretch my legs, a very hard full leg stretch from every muscle at the top of the thigh down to my feet. This happens when I wake up also. It is uncomfortable, almost painful, and I can't seem to NOT do it. ... (2 replies)
Could I have RLS
Mar 16, 2004
... Hi Since a young child I can remember having funny feeling in my legs and feet. I have often had these when sitting or lying. I always have the need to scrunch up my feet or tense the muscles in my leg to ease the sensation. At night I always need to wrap the sheets around my toes so I have (2 replies)
... and mirapex. Both helped a bit, but the side effects were horrible. I take a large dose of gabapentin, but most nights, I wonder why I take it. I also have my jerks day and night. ... (19 replies)
... ********* post note**** caved in & took the mirapex after 8 ativan, I really cannot take it anymore. Am going to have a hot bath & pray that does the job. Anyone every been so wiped out on meds & still no relief? this is stupid..a nd am not repeating this nite! I have things to do with grandchildren today. god bless..hope all is doing better than i. thanks for listening (10 replies)
... feelings of major anger, my whole body would jerk and sounds coming out of my mouth, but I kept taking them, because they did help to get me into the sleep mode. Sometimes like tonight. ... (10 replies)


Associated Tags: insomnia, restless leg syndrome, rls, sleep deprivation

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