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by Dancing Donna
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Published Research - Pharmaceutical
Replies: 153
Views: 49713

Re: Published Research - Pharmaceutical

to update this thread, a great web site to go to is http://www.rlshelp.org which is Dr. Buchfuhrer's web site, a medical advisor to the board of the RLS Foundation. The treatment page is golden, updated all the time, and also the list of "Drugs and Foods to Avoid" is on that same page so a...
by Dancing Donna
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: More About Posting Rules
Replies: 6
Views: 9881

Re: Non-Pharm Posting Rules

If the word "cure" is used, it should always be in quotation marks, because we all know there is no "cure" for RLS, but lots of treatments to try. I am passionate about getting the fake "cures" off the internet and have done so to a few. Takes lots of work and persevere...
by Dancing Donna
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: new diet
Replies: 35
Views: 14077

Re: new diet

Peanut, a good list of meds to treat RLS ae on the web site http://www.rlshelp.org Go to the treatment page, and then see the list of DRugs and Foods to Avoid. That will be ahuge help. I have been taking opiates for over 10 yrs for my RLS without ever upping the dosage, and it taes care of MY RLS 80...
by Dancing Donna
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Going insane
Replies: 11
Views: 3963

Re: Going insane

I hope it works out for you. Like they said above, sometimes the first med we try is not necessarily the right one, and I dare say that most of us who have been through the RLS ringer, have had to play with doses, and different meds. It is all trial and error and what works for one person does not n...
by Dancing Donna
Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Antidepressant that doesn't make EkD worse?
Replies: 18
Views: 4394

Ann, where can I find the research that you are referring to about SSRI's NOT bothering us with RLS. So far, in my groups, that has not changed a bit in over a decade, as far as member comments, etc, about their experiences. Was it a bi study or one of those little 8 week studies?
by Dancing Donna
Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Soap in bed
Replies: 6
Views: 1707

HI, Folks, I moderate several online roups for RLS/WED, and out of about 3,000 people, most of which have refractory primary RLS, I have found 2 people that use soap in any effective manner. I was a little upset with the piece on Dr. Oz'a show. He spent 4 mins on RLS, and 2 of then were used to show...

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