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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 Cal
    by Rustsmith View the latest post
    Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:54 pm
  • Physical Treatments
    Please share your experiences, successes, and failures in using non-drug therapies for WED/RLS (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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    5153 Posts
    Last post Re: BEMER
    by Polar Bear View the latest post
    Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:41 pm
  • 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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    3643 Posts
    Last post Re: Poll: Oral iron and ferri…
    by ViewsAskew View the latest post
    Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:12 pm
  • 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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    24440 Posts
    Last post Re: Getting rid of PPIs (acid…
    by stjohnh View the latest post
    Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:53 pm
  • Augmentation
    Use this forum to discuss any issues associated with Augmentation
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    572 Posts
    Last post Re: How long to wean off ropi…
    by ViewsAskew View the latest post
    Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:36 pm
  • Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
    WED/RLS 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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    1430 Posts
    Last post Re: New member - 8 year old s…
    by badnights View the latest post
    Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:26 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?
    101 Topics
    1775 Posts
    Last post Re: How To Get Husband to Und…
    by debbluebird View the latest post
    Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:33 am
  • General Topics: RLS/WED
    For everything and anything else not covered in the other RLS/WED sections.
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    Last post Re: Who is your favorite doct…
    by Rustsmith View the latest post
    Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:42 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: Weight Loss
    by Polar Bear View the latest post
    Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:29 am

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