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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. ... (1 replies)
... 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. maybe it,s the quinine but it works and its drug free and does not cost a lot dont bother with the expensive brands as supermarket own brands works just as good. ... (8 replies)
... @Blacktea- I'm an extreme neewbie here but a long time sufferer (45 yrs). 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. Perhaps for me that is an issue as I am allergic to quinine & iron... (10 replies)

... Hi, My doctor recommended 6 oz. of Tonic water (which contains quinine, and is really cheap and easy to buy), 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... (1 replies)
Quinine
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)
... 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)
... g several approaches I do seem 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)
... Try the Magnesium, chelated form is easier to digest, I think. But yes, what everyone here is saying! You may be deficient. Also try QUININE. It is in tonic water and I think maybe you can find it by itself in a health food store. ... (4 replies)
... I have found that I have had no restless legs symptoms since taking a small glass of tonic water before sleeping. The quinine I expect. Has anyone else found this helpful? ... (3 replies)




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