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... SI joints as well as legs. Be sure you are not anemic, iron deficient or Vit D deficient. Serum ferritin and Vit D levels can be checked. ... (2 replies)
... I do have symptoms though and I suspect it has mainly affected my thyroid and adrenals or possibly my pituitary. ... (4 replies)
... I see the sleep dr. Tuesday who diagnosed me with sleep apnea and RLS. ... (1 replies)

... low Ferritin and my symptoms are, I just have to move my legs. This comes on when I'm extremely tired and it's bedtime. I don't get the little creepy crawly sensations. Mine is from iron depletion. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, anything that competes with dopamine such as alcohol, melatonin, SSRIs, Benadryl will make RLS worse it seems. My symptoms came way down after stopping the aforementioned. Now I have mild RLS whereas before it was restless body. ... (10 replies)
... I would make sure your blood tests done initially included a ferritin level. There is increasing evidence that low ferritin in the brain is associated with RLS. That is stored iron. If low, iron can be taken orally to bring it up. To be ideal, ferritin needs to be over 100. ... (12 replies)
... I would ask for a copy of the actual lab results. An important test is ferritin, the stored iron in your body. It can cause RLS if low, and above 100 is ideal. ... (12 replies)
Is this RLS?
Apr 29, 2013
... So he put me on a lot of iron. I already went through the prescription iron and there are no refills. ... (5 replies)
Is this RLS?
Apr 3, 2013
... g for over a year now but I have found some relief. First, I don't know how old you are but my imbalance of hormones plays a big role. I also got my iron checked and it came back normal but on the low end. I think it was a 34. My doc suggested to take an iron supplement to see if that helps and boy did it ever. ... (5 replies)
RLS and diet
Feb 10, 2013
... Thanks. I have seen the alcohol be an issue, and sugar as well. I've tried Sinemet in the past and it was short lived because of the augmentation it caused. I've had ferritin levels checked. ... (3 replies)
... I take methadone for severe back pain, it happens to completly releive very severe RLS. I used to take sinemet and ropinerole which were very short lasting. ... (19 replies)
... I have had severe RLS for years. ... (19 replies)
Others with RLS
May 19, 2011
... thought maybe it would go away and get better on it's own, but it didn't. ... (4 replies)
... Please be careful with the Effexor. My husband took that for a short while and put on loads of weight and then when he tried to come off it he nearly killed me. ... (12 replies)
RLS when tired?
Mar 14, 2010
... I did a lot of research at one time on RLS and the theory seems to be that it is an inability of the black matter in the brain to absorb iron properly. ... (4 replies)
... I'll condense a long year worth of problems very short and if you have questions I'll be more then willing to provide details. About this time last year I was having RLS symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... At any rate, the RLS was really annoying, but as soon as the pregnancy was over, it went away again. ... (10 replies)
... I was taking lexapro and started having RLS symptoms, I have switched to Celexa 20mg,and symptoms subsided. I also take Melatonin 5mg with no problem. Good Luck! ... (6 replies)
... I have tried every antidepressant, including Lexipro, and finally had to forget it because of the severe RLS I experienced. I had to triple the amt of Mirapax I took if I wanted to take it and became so overmedicated I couldn't deal with it. ... (6 replies)
... Over the past 3 weeks my RLS has intensified, it's been taking hours for it to subside. ... (6 replies)


Associated Tags: anemia, anxious, augmentation, body, gabapentin, hemochromatosis, iron overload, legs, rebound, restless leg syndrome, rls, sleep anxiety

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