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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 Ian Foster
    by Rustsmith View the latest post
    Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:25 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.]
    644 Topics
    5099 Posts
    Last post Re: Orgasm as treatment and/o…
    by ViewsAskew View the latest post
    Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:03 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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    3521 Posts
    Last post Re: new ideas for RLS
    by ViewsAskew View the latest post
    Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:10 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.
    1789 Topics
    23897 Posts
    Last post Re: Gabapenten used thru the …
    by ViewsAskew View the latest post
    Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:32 pm
  • Augmentation
    Use this forum to discuss any issues associated with Augmentation
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    456 Posts
    Last post Re: Augmentation again (of …
    by oceanwalker View the latest post
    Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:19 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.
    153 Topics
    1404 Posts
    Last post Re: restless legs caused by m…
    by stjohnh View the latest post
    Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:13 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?
    100 Topics
    1770 Posts
    Last post Re: I'm tired of fighting
    by leggo_my_legs View the latest post
    Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:00 am
  • General Topics: RLS/WED
    For everything and anything else not covered in the other RLS/WED sections.
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    28198 Posts
    Last post Interview with Dr Winkelman
    by Rustsmith View the latest post
    Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:45 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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    8371 Posts
    Last post Re: Very Sad
    by debbluebird View the latest post
    Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:46 am

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