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by James333
Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:51 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Sleep Study Question and issues ?
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Sleep Study Question and issues ?

Hello everyone, Its been a while since I last posted I need help and advice with a sleep study I am signed up for and hopefully will show up for at The Stanford sleep disorders clinic in California. I have never had a sleep study done by an Ekbom’s syndrome / RLS specialist. (I still think the disea...
by James333
Sat Aug 21, 2010 6:28 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: -o
Replies: 1
Views: 345

-o

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by James333
Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:35 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: RLS, Hard core Medications, living strategies, + conditions
Replies: 9
Views: 772

You are all mostly right. Dr b's book I have read and I meet him at the regional meeting in San Francisco. I asked him ?'s during break. I probably will buy a ticket and see him now that I can. I hope he can help me. Mirapex and Requip help a little little little bit, But not for mid to sever condit...
by James333
Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:54 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: RLS, Hard core Medications, living strategies, + conditions
Replies: 9
Views: 772

RLS, Hard core Medications, living strategies, + conditions

Well its been a much better new year for me so far since my last posting where I nearly gave up on life. I got Social Security. My RLS and Neurological problems have escalated though to the the point where I am scared to death of them getting worse and worse. Social Security I thought would bring me...
by James333
Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:35 pm
Forum: Help for Relationships
Topic: Dealing with tuff love and people with RLS
Replies: 56
Views: 22884

Thanks everyone for your great support and feedback on this thread I appreciate it. My RLS is a little better this year so far in 2009. I am trying to focus and think about other things in my life. When I think about my RLS I just get depressed but I suppose that’s normal.

James
by James333
Tue Dec 02, 2008 7:12 am
Forum: Help for Relationships
Topic: Dealing with tuff love and people with RLS
Replies: 56
Views: 22884

Dealing with tuff love and people with RLS

Over Thanksgiving I had dinner with a family friend of mine I have know my entire life. Since the begging of this year my RLS has forced me to file for disability because it has become devastating. After a few drinks ( I am not a drinker) I explained about my disability case and were I stood and I t...
by James333
Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:29 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Painful RLS
Replies: 11
Views: 1785

If you look at Dr B’s book on page 29 the third paragraph states “ What complicates The diagnosis of RLS is that a significant minority of people with RLS may have an associated Peripheral neuropathy” My RLS is definitely very painful sometimes and I would not wish it on anyone. One of my neurologis...
by James333
Sat May 24, 2008 11:57 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: I HAVE BEEN MISSING TOO LONG
Replies: 13
Views: 1436

Hello Stitch, It’s so good to see your posting I can relate a lot to it! I think that its great things are going so well for you. My severe to moderate RLS has gone away thanks to mirapex and another medication. On the other hand I am keeping my fingers crossed as well and do not want augmentation o...
by James333
Sun May 11, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Caffeine Withdraw
Replies: 60
Views: 7472

Caffeine

Hello Hos I am so happy to see your posting on caffeine. It has been a major issue for me with my RLS. I try to consume no caffeine during the daytime but need to have it when I drive or have just had a really hard night for the next day. Something that is currently working for me during the day is ...
by James333
Mon Jan 28, 2008 1:08 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: RLS and exercise
Replies: 9
Views: 1196

RLS and exercise

About exercise I want to know what are the best forms of exercise for people with RLS? I need to know what exercises, sports, or routines make RLS worse or better? I hope in the future to develop a new exercise plan since my rls has escalated to a whole new level. Not being able to exercise for the ...
by James333
Mon Dec 31, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: Help for Relationships
Topic: Family & Friends Understanding Pain
Replies: 18
Views: 8529

More ?'s

I thank everyone for there support and suggestions on how to deal with RLS. I hope to see a specialist soon and get some help coping with it since it has been terrible the last 18 months. It is amazing the amount of support I have received so far by becoming a member of this discussion group people ...
by James333
Thu Dec 27, 2007 11:37 pm
Forum: Help for Relationships
Topic: Family & Friends Understanding Pain
Replies: 18
Views: 8529

Family & Friends Understanding Pain

Dear RLS Forum members, I have had RLS since the age of Nine. During my teens it was not that bad it effected me only a few times a month the pain was OK sometimes. I used Ben Gay and mild pain killers to deal with it. As I aged and came into my twenties it became much worse the pain was bad I start...

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