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... OK, I'll admit. I've been lurking for a little while now. When I read the post on soap under the sheets I thought you all must be crazy!! ... (16 replies)
... Years ago I read about putting an unwrapped bar of soap between the sheets to help you sleep and to settle the restless legs. I just laughed and went on my merry way! ... (1 replies)
... I used Irish Spring since that is what I have in the house. Is there a special kind to use or not use? ... (2 replies)

... between the sheets to relieve restless legs? ... (15 replies)
... Glad the soap is working for you. The idea has been around for along time. ... (1 replies)
... I am open to a bar of soap between the sheets being a fluke. I honestly can't figure out why it would work. BUT at this point with the pain, I don't care. If it is only working on my mind, I will take it! I haven't given up but I don't think it is helping. ... (15 replies)
... I am wondering if anyone has tried soap in the pockets during the day for leg pain. I tried it once and it seemed to help but I don't know if it was a coincidence. I would like to hear from someone else who has tried it. ... (15 replies)
... This has been in the newspaper many, many, many times. Especially in Dr. Gott's column. Lots of people swear by it, and he has to admit he doesn't know why but it really seems to work. They did suggest not to use dial or dove. ... (16 replies)
... What kind of soap and where do you put it? ... (16 replies)
... It probably is psychosomatic, but who cares if it provides relief for some people? sheeeesh (16 replies)
... e" and has been proven to be of no worth. If it does work for anyone, it is more mind over matter that caused it to be so. But, if that is all you need to stop the twitching, that's great! Who's to say in the end? ... (16 replies)
... under the sheets while you sleep helps with different types of leg pains. No one knows why and I am not sure if it helps with RLS, but it's worth a try. ... (1 replies)
... It's me again. I just wanted to report the latest on the "soap thing". After two nights with the soap under the sheets and NO RLS, I thought I'd try it without the soap. I dozed a little then woke up with the same old sensation in my leg. So I went for the soap again. The RLS stopped and I was able to sleep. ... (8 replies)
Soap trick
May 16, 2009
... There seems to be too many people who don't know what RLS is or the symptoms. RLS symptoms have nothing to do with physical aches, but creepy crawly uneasy feelings in either your legs, arms, torso, or other parts of your body. ... (28 replies)
... My poor hubby has RLS and I put a bar of soap under the sheets on his side of the bed without telling him. I was conducting an experiment.... ... (17 replies)
... Doesn't matter what kind. I use Coast. Makes your room smell good too. Just put them in the bed with you, preferably near the problem area. It does work. ... (15 replies)
... I've posted about this subject before, but don't mind doing so again. I'd like to say about the reference to this being a "mind over matter" thing. NO WAY!!!! I DOUBTED it would work. There was no reasoning as to why it WOULD or COULD work. ... (16 replies)
... one thing that does help me though when I cannot take medicine is extra strength bengay, if you rub that on your joints the sensation is very strong and your brain will begin to focus on that sensation. as nothing really helps me these are the next best things that I do at night. ... (19 replies)
... between the sheet and the mattress or mattress pad. It's been in our local papers many times, when people write in to the local doctor that writes in the paper, and they ask how to do this. I have done it for about a year and a half, and I can honestly say however, and why it works, I have no idea, but it does. ... (15 replies)
... It's one of those old wives tales that has been around for years. For some, it works. Is it in the mind? ... (15 replies)

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