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... 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)
Sep 25, 2013
... Can low ferritin/low iron cause RLS. If yes, what can be done to correct this? (1 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
... Deed Toast- I did have my iron checked and my ferritin was 9 So he put me on a lot of iron. I already went through the prescription iron and there are no refills. I still have RLS at night- the cramps have been less so that is nice but I still have to massage them with lotion, apply heat to them and take Xanax and the xanax also helps with my teeth clenching. My spine is... (5 replies)
Is this RLS?
Apr 3, 2013
... vitamin E. Talk to your doc and have them run Ferritin serum blood work and anything below 50 should be treated for RLS. Try the E right away while your waiting for blood results. ... (5 replies)
RLS and diet
Feb 10, 2013
... ks. 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. I have used Magnesium in the past but not in conjunction with Calcium, I'll try it. ... (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)
... 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 have had severe RLS for years. ... (19 replies)
Others with RLS
May 19, 2011
... y miligrams of iron! Too much iron can be toxic and harm you if you are not low on iron, so if you have had your blood tested lately, look at your hemoglobin and ferritin levels. Maybe discuss those with your doctor if you feel they are low. ... (4 replies)
... r. 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. I know this is nothing to do with RLS but I had such a bad experience with Effexor I just felt I had to say something. ... (12 replies)
... I used to have RLS for years but I find that magnesium citrate to bowel tolerance seems to help it greatly. Maybe it will help you too. ... (4 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)
... 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. Started off mildly and then continuely have gotten worse. Primary doc put me on requip. RLS persisted. ... (2 replies)
Oct 26, 2009
... I've had this problem from time to time myself, as does my husband on a more frequent basis. While neither of us have had testing done - I recently read about a woman who had her ferritin levels checked - which I think has to do with iron levels & possibly anemia. She says doctors don't often run tests to determine this as a possible cause but you could do some research &... (4 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)

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