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by chelsea
Mon Apr 23, 2007 4:06 am
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: Child with RLS
Replies: 9
Views: 5344

8year old w/rls

Hi ttrolz I also have a 6 year old with rls. Life is really difficult some days. Children who don't sleep are not fun. Our doc is in Edison NJ. Dr Arthur Walters at JFK medical hosp. He is a specialist in rls but only has a few children he treats. We have tried klonopin, requip, with no help. We are...
by chelsea
Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:12 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Child RLS, any ideas
Replies: 3
Views: 1185

Hi I know hwhat your going through. I have a 6 year old with rls discovered through a sleep study. He was also tested for adhd. This disease is very rough on the young because they don't understand the medical aspects of it. Please do as much research as you can for your child. If you can get a slee...
by chelsea
Fri Feb 09, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: 12-yr-old w/ rls
Replies: 8
Views: 5801

Hi again I can't believe the wait for dox appts. We had the same problem at Childrens hospital of Philadelphia. Of course it is the best, but what are we supposed to do in the meantime. My problem is getting things figured out before he starts school all day next year. I sometimes feel like this wil...
by chelsea
Fri Feb 09, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: 5yr old with RLS
Replies: 8
Views: 5903

Hi Coleen
I also have a 6 year old with rls and plmd. It is awlful for children. The lack of sleep is a problem within itself. I would love to chat about our similar situations. Good Luck!
Chelsea
by chelsea
Fri Feb 09, 2007 5:41 pm
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: 12-yr-old w/ rls
Replies: 8
Views: 5801

Hi Kathy I am also Kathy with a 6 1/2 year old with rls and plmd. It is very challenging. We have tried Klonopin and requip. Neither have worked. They made everything worse. I have not yet found anything non pharm but i look for it every day. I hope you have good dox. It makes all the difference. I ...
by chelsea
Tue Apr 18, 2006 1:52 am
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: rls in children
Replies: 2
Views: 4266

rls in children

I have a 5 year old with rls and was wondering if there were any families with a child as young as ours. He is extremely tired during the day and very heper and inattentive. We are currently waiting for a second opinion to see what protocol we should be using. We tried Klonopin which backfired on us...

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