... for more than ten minutes at a time. I was on two Sinamet at bedtime and the doctor changed it to two during the day and two at bedtime. I hate to take too much meds but I'm desperate to get rid of the feeling of something crawling under my skin and the jerking motion of my legs and arms. ... (2 replies)
... while it may be rare, I have Restless Leg Syndrome up into my "body" as well. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for the info that is helpful. Not to mention since I wrote that note, I have had a sleep study done. I am now using a Cpap machine to breathe each night. Tonight is my first night with it, wish me luck!
DeeBno (14 replies)
... Although I am not a medical person, I do have some experience with restless leg and periodic limb movements. ... (14 replies)
... t I hope someone can help me. I have been suffering with insomnia for about 5 years. I have never had a sleep study done but the doctor has tried me on different meds and the only thing that seems to consistently work every night for me to get to sleep is 1 mg of klonopin. ... (14 replies)
... I was diagnosed with RLS over a year ago, and apparently had the problem quite awhile before then. I have fibromyalgia, and restless legs is a common problem with that. I also have sleep apnea and wear a CPAP machine every night. RLS is miserable if not treated. ... (3 replies)
... I have what the Dr. called restless leg syndrome. Every night when I lay down to go to sleep, my legs just want to move and move and move!! ... (8 replies)
... Cymbalta can be making your RLS worse as well as augmentation from the RLS dopamine agonists. Involuntary muscle movements is a confusing condition to me. You can seek medical advice or you can really work on the RLS and see if the twitches go away as well.
All living things, even bacteria, love and need iron. It is almost no different than oxygen. I have never heard of... (10 replies)
... I've had severe RLS for about 17 years. For at least the last 10 years I've had to take meds every day. If I'm late or forget then my RLS kicks in. The exception to this is when I am sick with a stomach bug or have a fever. ... (0 replies)
... I had to stop taking certain meds though, they were making RLS worse. Things like anti depressants, antihistamines, whole bunch I dont even take now, I tend to stay away from chemicals mostly. ... (10 replies)
... On a side note callmely my sister has a mood disorder and mild retardation and has been through many meds for that. She took a few that caused akathisia which is close to RLS but you feel it all over. There are a few meds they give to counteract it though. ... (3 replies)
... ith my twins last year but the symptoms were bearable and I managed with hot soaks and massages from my husband. After their birth in February I began taking my meds again but had some problems with my prozac so my doctor switched me to effexor. ... (12 replies)
... its me when I am trying to go to sleep and sometimes when I am asleep. It seems like the more I relax the worse it is. It's really messing with my sleep. The RLS meds helped the jumping but not the pain. I'm going for a sleep study Mon. I sure hope they can find something to do for me that works. ... (9 replies)
... A healthy ratio of calcium, magnesium, and potassium are needed for nerves and muscles. Meds can sometimes disrupt the balance of these nutrients, thus causing problems. ... (2 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. ... (18 replies)
... hat info on this board by doing an advanced search. And finally, you'll need to check with your pharmacist and your medication instructions to see if any of the meds you are taking will interfer with the absorption of the calcium or magnesium. ... (18 replies)
... Although people experience different "feelings" with restless leg and with periodic limb movements, your descriptions aren't similar to my symptoms nor are they similar to those of others that I have read about... ... (5 replies)
... If pain is the only symptom, I doubt very much it is restless leg syndrome. ... (1 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....one fine tunes constantly but it is well worth it!
Didn't take the time to address your post yesterday but... (14 replies)
... I'm a 44 year old female and have had restless legs from the age of 4. and it seems to run in familys.Most of my family has it. my 15 year old son also has it. not much seems to help not even meds. ... (12 replies)