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  • Just Joined?
    Whether new to RLS/WED or new to the site, we welcome you and invite you to share your history and experiences with RLS/WED, introduce yourself, and ask questions. Successful treatment starts with a solid understanding of this disease.
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    Last post Welcome to Gale103
    by Rustsmith View the latest post
    Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:42 pm
  • Physical Treatments
    Please share your experiences, successes, and failures in using non-drug therapies for RLS/WED (methods of relief that don't involve swallowing or injecting anything), including compression, heat, light, stretches, acupuncture, etc. Also under this heading, medical interventions that don't involve the administration of a medicine to the body (eg. varicose-vein operations, deep-brain stimulation). [This forum contains Topics started prior to 2009 that deal with Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, & Diet.]
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    Last post Re: Just found something that…
    by ViewsAskew View the latest post
    Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:15 am
  • Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
    Here you can share your experiences with substances that are ingested, inhaled, or otherwise consumed for the purpose of relieving RLS/WED, other than prescription medications. For example, herbal remedies, nutritional supplements, diet, kratom, and marijuana (for now) should be discussed here. Tell others of successes, failures, side effects, and any known research on these substances. [Posts on these subjects created prior to 2009 are in the Physical Treatments forum.]

    Important: Posts and information in this section are based on personal experiences and recommendations; they should not be considered a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider.
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    Last post Re: Potatoes for Restless legs
    by Rustsmith View the latest post
    Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:58 am
  • Prescription Medications
    Use this section to discuss your experiences with prescription drugs, iron injections, and other medical interventions that involve the introduction of a drug or medicine into the body. Discuss side effects, successes, failures, published research, information about drug trials, and information about new medications being developed.

    Important: Posts and information in this section are based on personal experiences and recommendations; they should not be considered a substitute for the advice of a healthcare provider.
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    21391 Posts
    Last post Re: Ropinerole withdrawal, ox…
    by ViewsAskew View the latest post
    Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:41 pm
  • Topic of the Year: Augmentation
    The topic of the year 2015 for the RLS Foundation is Augmentation. Use this forum to discuss any issues associated with Augmentation
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    132 Posts
    Last post Re: Gabapentin
    by badnights View the latest post
    Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:39 am
  • Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
    RLS/WED occurs more frequently in certain populations, including people with end-stage renal disease, women during pregnancy, and people with iron deficiency. Also, RLS/WED in the elderly and children brings other challenges. Sharing your experiences may be extraordinarily helpful to others.
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    Last post Re: 5 years with RLS and now …
    by legsbestill View the latest post
    Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:10 pm
  • Help for Relationships
    Share how living with this disease can and does impact your relationships. How do you cope? What questions to you have?
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    1574 Posts
    Last post Re: exhaustion provides no re…
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    Mon Sep 07, 2015 1:22 pm
  • General Topics: RLS/WED
    For everything and anything else not covered in the other RLS/WED sections.
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    Last post Re: idea - need help
    by ViewsAskew View the latest post
    Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:44 am
  • Everything Else...just no RLS/WED!
    Anything on your mind that isn't about RLS/WED? It's nice to realize that there is life beyond this disease and have an opportunity to get to know our online family in a different context.
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    Last post Re: Whacha readin?
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    Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:56 pm

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