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... I have had restless legs syndrome for a long time, but I have never gotten any medication or anything like that for it. Since Thursday of last week, I was having a lot of problems with jumping and twitching in my legs, sitting and in bed. ... (1 replies)
... how much and how often is quinine water taken for restless legs relief (1 replies)
... I've also had good luck with club soda with quinine added. ... (14 replies)

... onths drove me mad, couldnt sleep, i didnt know what it was, i was pacing the floor all night, tried everything from massaging to useing a TENS which only helped for a while because it had a timer on it for only 5 minutes so i gave up with it. i went to my doctor and she put me on Quinine which was wonderful. ... (8 replies)
Oct 23, 2005
... Hi, my husband and I tried the tonic water and found we were awake half the night and thought there was nothing else that could be doing it other than the quinine so we also gave it away. ... (5 replies)
... t helps in her case but a small glass with her evening meal has eased her symptoms and helped my neck cramp we have several other family members who are thankful for the advice. ... (8 replies)
... core narcotics for RLS!! Much of the modern medical system is an absolute mess! Goodness. ... (4 replies)
... Reading your explanation of RLS was informative and much more understandable than any other I've read. Thank you for that. I find it interesting that you mention dopamine 'release' being triggered by iron, quinine, turmeric and potassium. ... (10 replies)
... is the involuntary movement of various limbs, i.e., legs, feet, arms, etc., when sitting or laying down for any period of time. These symptoms usually are not relieved by massaging or hot baths, rather by medication. ... (1 replies)
... drunk at night before bed. I would keep it cold, and add a squeeze of lime or lemon, to make it a little tastier. I have used this in addition to my medication for RLS, which is Requip. I also make a point of staying well hydrated, eating bananas, and potassium rich foods. ... (1 replies)
... and relax our legs and arms. Alas, we with RLS have just a trickle of that dopamine travelling along our spines because our receptors are so defective. ... (10 replies)
... Update! I have drank Tonic Water the last 2 nights before going to bed and have not had restless legs. Even though I still take about 45 min to an hour to fall asleep, it isn't because of my legs. This is great! ... (20 replies)
... ge. The masseuse doesn't actually massage you, and you don't have to take off your clothes. She just touches a couple of points on your body and holds them there for several minutes. ... (8 replies)
Jan 21, 2005
... quinine and the only thing that works for me is Mirapex or hot baths. I'm tired of sleeping in the bath and I get restless legs if I sit longer than 2 hours. It's a curse. It is torture. Know one can understand unless they've had it, and when its severe, meds can be the only option. ... (15 replies)
... eem to have minimised it quite a bit. I take iron and magnesium supplements alternately and a couple of years ago someone recommended tonic water because of the quinine content. ... (4 replies)
Sleep clinic
Feb 14, 2011
... I have had Restless leg syndrome all my life.. ... (2 replies)

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