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Treatments for RLS
Jun 18, 2004
... Tonic water with Quinine helps me. If I am having a hard time getting to sleep, I will drink 8 ounces of it. It helps me immediately. There is so many different things people try. ... (4 replies)
... Reading your explanation of RLS was informative and much more understandable than any other I've read. Thank you for that. ... (10 replies)
... Well, knowledge is power. So I'll pass along what I know and maybe you can figure out a way to improve your RLS enough to get more sleep. ... (10 replies)

... I have to say about 2 weeks ago I was having a bout of RLS for several night. The day my doctor told me about Tonic Water, he also prescribed Neurontin, which after reading, I've been afraid to take. ... (20 replies)
... Tonic water is definately useful fro RLS. I have had it for years, it's hereditary. ... (9 replies)
... and orgasm should all temporarily relieve RLS because they all cause a quick, short lived, release of dopamine. In essence they are dopamine agonists not much different than ropinerole. ... (2 replies)
... ral 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)
Quinin
Sep 18, 2007
... My husband drinks tonic water for his RLS because it contains quinine. He has severe RLS when it acts up. He spends the night kicking and spazing for hours and hours. But the tonic calms it down more times than not. ... (5 replies)
... I was just reading this thread last night while up with RLS (2 1/2 hours of sleep-yeah! :rolleyes: ) and I was telling my Orthopedic Surgeon about it this morning. He said to drink Shwepps Tonic Water, it has quinine (I automatically recognized the name since I read it last night). Drink one at dinner, one before bed. Even mix a little Gin.. ;) he said. I'll try that... (20 replies)
... Update! I have drank Tonic Water the last 2 nights before going to bed and have not had restless legs. ... (20 replies)
Sleep clinic
Feb 14, 2011
... For the past year i have also had intense burning in my feet and to walk on then is very painful... I have on several occasions filled up a bowl of cold water and plunged my feet in for relief!! ... (2 replies)
... Try drinking a good make of tonic water in the evening, it contains quinine which is used to allieviate rls. Also try soaking feet and legs in epsom salts in the evening that also helps with cramp. ... (10 replies)


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