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... PLMD. About a year later, my jerking got worse instead of better. After I stopped the gabapentin, I tried every other treatment out there including Mirapex, Lyrica, Requip, Savella, etc. ... (0 replies)
... My boyfriend has had non stop body, arm and leg jerking the past two months. It use to just happen when he fell asleep but now it happens every hour of the night, continually. ... (5 replies)
... 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)

... My jerking is caused (I think) by the opiate medication (Methadone) I'm taking. They are very brief and only last a second, but it involves the entire body. It might be described as "seizure like", but it's just once and then it's over. It does involve the entire body though. I have been sleeping very lightly (just falling asleep) and had them, so I know what they are... (3 replies)
... I'm afraid I don't have much knowledge of medication such as methadone, but I can relate to the jerking certainly. ... (3 replies)
... I've had a couple doctors say, that what I have is RLS. Somehow, I don't think it is. I tend to do full body jerks throughout the night (like you do sometimes when you're just about ready to fall asleep) 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. I'm on a lot of meds due to Chronic Pain... (3 replies)
... one to see if I have RLS. I am just learning about it. It have severe insomina and cannot sleep without sleeping pills but that alone does not guarantee a good night sleep. I have found even with the sleeping pills I toss and turn all night long especially in the morning hours. ... (18 replies)
... is found that can relieve the jerking and pain. ... (30 replies)
... akes you feel the need to move your legs to relieve the sensation. I am awaiting an appointment with neurologist in July to hopefully find me some relief from my night time jerking and kicking. My wife says its like I get electic shocks and it wakes her up as I'm jumping about in my sleep. ... (3 replies)
... just kinda going thru these postings and found this. I have the same trouble with my legs at night.when falling asleep and while sleeping. The jerking and twitching really bothers my wife also. i do not take any meds for this, dont really like taking stuff. ... (3 replies)
... Many nights I keep my partner awake with my night time jerking and convulsing and unless i take high doses of cocodamol at night one of us will end up sleeping on the settee. ... (0 replies)
... I've had rls for too many years. It effects me day and night and All over my body, not just my legs. I take a prescription called 'Mirapex' three times aday, the last one at bedtime...This has been a MIRALCE DRUG for me!!! ... (5 replies)
... If I don't move them they jerk on their own. I have sleep apnea and diabetes too. I am currently not using a CPAP because I just take it off sometime during the night and wake up with it on the floor. ... (0 replies)
... rking, thrashing about in bed, keeping my husband awake too. I find massage helps and heat and when all else fails, I get up and do something, hence my middle of night posts on the healthboards. ... (2 replies)
30+ years of RLS
Dec 26, 2012
... I wanted to add this runs in families but is more severe in some people than others. (15 replies)
30+ years of RLS
Dec 26, 2012
... to someone. I also am on Mirapex. At first I took it at bedtime now the dr. has me takeing three aday, the last one at bedtime. It had become a Constant day and night torture for me that did take over all my body, Not just my legs like the disease is said to be..Restless LEG Syndrome. NO, it can Everywhere on your body. ... (15 replies)
Is it RLS??
Jan 31, 2012
... mine is an uncontrollable urge to move my legs while I am still ,sometimes with crawling sensations and feeling as though I have on hose , somtimes lying still at night I get a jerking which can be felt on any part of my body my neurologist treats mine so, I guess its neurological, I was diagnosed when I had a sleep study , these are by doctors that specialize in sleep... (3 replies)
... One thing that I do, is walk around the house a bit. It will not stop the jerks, but they will go away for a few minutes, and, of course, there is no jerking while having weight on my legs. ... (18 replies)
... What is your body type? If you are of large body - have you been tested for sleep apnea? You could be jerking yourself awake when you stop breathing for certain lengths (long) of time while asleep. It is documented that patients with sleep apnea have RLS and vice versa. I do. I need a CPAP machine to force air into my breathing so that it doesn't close down by itself and... (10 replies)
... hough you don't need this doc for any reason other than to get that med you have to go see him anyway and I just cannot afford it so I have been struggling every night with my legs jerking and crying and very very tired. I went get some quinine pills and didn't feel relief and then went on the computor to see for help. OMG! ... (2 replies)

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