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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 Coco-Cola Man
    by Rustsmith View the latest post
    Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:19 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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    4847 Posts
    Last post Re: Scratch and Carry Techniq…
    by pamhb View the latest post
    Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:52 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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    2892 Posts
    Last post Re: Another year of relief
    by pamhb View the latest post
    Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:02 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.
    1686 Topics
    22341 Posts
    Last post Re: lorazepam and RLS
    by peanut1 View the latest post
    Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:14 pm
  • Augmentation
    Use this forum to discuss any issues associated with Augmentation
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    248 Posts
    Last post Re: Getting off of Requip due…
    by Ladyslider View the latest post
    Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:11 pm
  • 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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    1390 Posts
    Last post Re: 5 years with RLS and now …
    by Polar Bear View the latest post
    Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:09 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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    1616 Posts
    Last post Re: Lonliness
    by Yankiwi View the latest post
    Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:33 am
  • General Topics: RLS/WED
    For everything and anything else not covered in the other RLS/WED sections.
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    26917 Posts
    Last post Re: What Severe RLS is Like
    by EeFall View the latest post
    Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:50 pm
  • 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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    8036 Posts
    Last post Re: Moving Mayhem
    by Polar Bear View the latest post
    Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:01 am

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