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... At one time I only had the leg jerking at night. It would go on for a long time. I was not on any medications except for sleep meds. ... (3 replies)
Jerky legs
Nov 13, 2005
... When I go to bed at night and just about go to sleep my legs start to jerk, I mean I feel like I have to jerk them and I do. I have a strange feeling in the back of my knees. It last a long time. I have to get up and walk or stretch my legs. ... (6 replies)
... causing my brain to make me jerk violently and inhale to start breathing again multiple times per hour. You really lose a lot of sleep like this. ... (10 replies)

... take them for awhile, the dosage has to keep getting increased. Currently, my doctor has me taking .5 of Mirapex. It seems like the more tired I get, the more my legs jerk. There's no way I could not know it. Sometimes I try to control it, but then my leg will just jerk on its own and I will usually end up kicking something. ... (3 replies)
... Although I rub my feet as I start to fall asleep the main issue I have is with my right leg. I too would describe it as a voluntary jerk and it stems from if I have my right heel up and toes down on my right foot when sit at a desk? ... (2 replies)
... I have been experiencing discomfort in my upper legs and calves and eyes for the past 5 years. I characterize my problem as a voluntary but unavoidable twitch, jerk or general movement of my legs and eyes. This is especially true when I am driving long distances or sitting at my desk. ... (2 replies)
... Congrats on getting that sleep study done, deebno! And I certainly wish you luck with your new machine. I knew I was keeping mine the first night I slept with it, but it took me about 3 masks and 3 months of trial and error before I got it "right" so hang in there.... ... (14 replies)
Help please...
Jan 26, 2008
... vere restless leg syndrom...have had for years but requires more and more medication to control all the time. For me, restless leg syndrome is very legs jerk and jerk and jerk....they start out feeling just restless and then boom, they are near charlie horses. ... (2 replies)
... I recently started noticing that my husband's legs jerk and kick all through the night to the point of waking me up. I had heard of RLS but wasn't sure that's what he has. He doesn't notice this happens to him at night and he sleeps like a baby. ... (6 replies)
... caffeine caused me to experience this terrible disorder. I woke up due to "randomly moving", itching and agitated legs at 1am but after walking around it went. ... (2 replies)
Is this RLS?
Mar 25, 2005
... Sounds like rls to me. I jerk every 6 mins at night. Kept my husband awake. I was jerking so bad that quite often he slept in the spare bedroom. But the jerks were like a uncontrolable shock to my legs. ... (1 replies)
Wow! I have RLS
Sep 9, 2004
... As far back as I can remeber my calves have bothered me. Sort of like little lightening flashes that made me jerk my feet. Well the past few years it's gotten much worse, mostly at night. ... (0 replies)
Could I have RLS
Mar 16, 2004
... my legs and I can fall asleep very quickly while she is doing that. ... (2 replies)
... What you're describing sounds like what my husband has, although he doesn't have problems sleeping. Just as he begins to fall asleep, his legs jerk and it wakes him up. This only happens a couple times before he gets to sleep and then he's ok. It wakes me up, though. ... (4 replies)
What is it?
Sep 29, 2003
... Hi there. My husband has RLS, and it drives me nuts at night. While he's sleeping, his legs will jerk and twitch rapidly back and forth, sometimes kicking me or making the mattress vibrate. ... (3 replies)
... Neurontin starts working right away. At first its gonna make you tired, but as the weeks go by you will get used to it. I only take 600mg a day, and it kills my calf pains in an hour. ... (6 replies)
... o female just diagnosed with RLS. I have had trouble accepting the diagnosis because my legs don't twitch and jerk. It started with my feet being on fire and burning. Then my achilles ached at night and now I have burning in my calves and hips. ... (0 replies)
... e. I thought it was due to the baby being on a nerve. On Thursday I went through a ealry labor and lost my baby...the pain in unbearable. Now I'm kept up all night with my legs. They tingle and feel weird during the day, but at night it is much worse. They tingle and jerk and I have no control over them. ... (4 replies)
Could this be RLS?
Mar 29, 2003
... not necessarily at night, but also when I'm quietly sitting, etc. My legs don't jerk or anything like that at night. ... (4 replies)
... i too, have suffered from low blood sugar, and when i would bottom out, my legs would start getting a little more jerky than usual. such an awful feeling. ... (1 replies)

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