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by davew
Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Study Examines Possible Link Between RLS and Inflammation
Replies: 0
Views: 3203

Study Examines Possible Link Between RLS and Inflammation

A new scientific study by Leonard B. Weinstock et al. has been published in the January 14, 2012 issue of the Sleep Medicine Reviews Journal titled: "Restless Legs Syndrome - Theoretical roles of inflammatory and immune mechanisms." Here is an excerpt from the study: "The fact that 95...
by davew
Wed Jun 15, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: 50 diseases/conditions that feature a higher rate of RLS
Replies: 16
Views: 2031

re: inflammation as the primary cause of RLS

There are a few disclaimers about the herbs throughout the website. I emphasize the importance to consult with your pharmacist if you're pregnant, on other medications or are scheduled for an operation. I will remove the sentence about herbs having no side effects just to avoid any controversy. I'm ...
by davew
Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:29 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: 50 diseases/conditions that feature a higher rate of RLS
Replies: 16
Views: 2031

re: natural remedies

Ann So many foods are inflammatory, that it creates a unique situation for every person. Something in your diet, or meds you were taking, were negating the healing process. I realize that some people are on meds for secondary ailments, and can't go off of them. But, for people taking meds strictly f...
by davew
Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: 50 diseases/conditions that feature a higher rate of RLS
Replies: 16
Views: 2031

the anti-inflammatory remedy works for everyone

Corrie Actually the anti-inflammatory approach will help every single RLS sufferer. The problem is about 1% of those that suffer are willing to make the large dietary sacrifices that are needed ... which includes additional supplements to help relieve the existing inflammation. There are obvious thi...
by davew
Sat Jun 11, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Scientists identify inflammation as the primary cause of RLS
Replies: 3
Views: 2904

re: inflammation as the primary cause of RLS

Laura There are scientific studies listed on the following website for over 50 inflammation based diseases and conditions, including fibromyalgia. The reason I listed them all is to show people that if inflammation is at the root of Cancer, Parkinson's, Crohn's, HIV, Obesity, ADHD, Depression - and ...
by davew
Sat Jun 11, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: 50 diseases/conditions that feature a higher rate of RLS
Replies: 16
Views: 2031

re: Inflammation

This entire website is dedicated to helping people lessen their inflammation. http://www.rlcure.com Overall, it's a matter of integrating some anti-inflammatory supplements into your diet (the easy part) and then making the dietary sacrifices that are necessary in order to eliminate the inflammatory...
by davew
Sat Jun 11, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: 50 diseases/conditions that feature a higher rate of RLS
Replies: 16
Views: 2031

re: list of RLS related diseases

That's the whole point of the list. It shows that every inflammatory disease/condition that has ever been studied has shown a significantly higher rate of RLS. Pregnancy and the elderly are two other demographics that are known to have higher levels of inflammation as well as higher rates of RLS. Th...
by davew
Sat Jun 11, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Scientists identify inflammation as the primary cause of RLS
Replies: 3
Views: 2904

Scientists identify inflammation as the primary cause of RLS

This is very exciting news for all RLS sufferers! The paper they have written is under review and should be published soon. The paper is titled "Restless Legs Syndrome: Theoretical Roles of Inflammatory and Immune Mechanisms." The paper was written by a team of 3 scientists. One of its mem...
by davew
Sat Jun 11, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: 50 diseases/conditions that feature a higher rate of RLS
Replies: 16
Views: 2031

50 diseases/conditions that feature a higher rate of RLS

At the website listed below are scientific studies confirming that the following diseases feature a significantly higher occurrence of RLS ... Acromegaly Alzheimer's Amyloidosis Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Anemia Arthritis Asthma Ataxia Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Cancer ...
by davew
Tue May 11, 2010 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: RLS and Dopamine Levels
Replies: 0
Views: 2976

RLS and Dopamine Levels

Here is a website where you can find scientific proof that: a. inflammation has a negative effect on dopamine levels b. the most common RLS remedies have a positive effect on dopamine levels c. the most common RLS antagonists (msg, sugar, gluten etc.) have a negative effect on dopamine levels http:/...
by davew
Wed Apr 28, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Doctors receiving perks from Drug Companies
Replies: 4
Views: 2908

Doctors receiving perks from Drug Companies

In an earier post I mentioned that I disagreed with the common practice of doctors receiving perks from Drug Companies in exchange for pushing their product. In this case I was referring to Mirapex. From the responses I got, I felt like I was being treated as some sort of conspiracy theorist. That's...
by davew
Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: RLS Helpers and Hurters
Replies: 6
Views: 3431

re: RLS and inflammation

What anti-inflammatory medication were you taking ... and were you taking any other medication at the time? If it's not a vitamin, mineral or herb .... in other words, if it's an NSAID (nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drug) you're taking, it doesn't count. These are "natural" remedies / anti-...
by davew
Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: RLS Helpers and Hurters
Replies: 6
Views: 3431

re: RLS and inflammation

The information on the website is a collection of scientific facts. It's a summary of what doctors and researchers have found in their studies. It shows that there's an interesting relationship that ALL the RLS remedies and ALL the RLS antagonists have with inflammation. I'm not presenting an opinio...
by davew
Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: RLS Helpers and Hurters
Replies: 6
Views: 3431

RLS Helpers and Hurters

A short while ago I created a "RLS Remedies" page on my website. For days I scoured the Internet looking for forum postings, articles and studies that presented natural remedies that have helped various RLS Sufferers to lessen their symptoms. No name-brand remedies or pharmaceuticals were ...
by davew
Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: Help for Relationships
Topic: Does your RLS increase with human contact?
Replies: 6
Views: 5457

Does your RLS increase with human contact?

I just posted this, but realized that it was in the wrong section (the non-pharma remedies section). I always assumed that everyone with RLS has difficulty with being in close proximity to partners or pets. I usually ended up sleeping in the guest room 6 nights of the week because I couldn't handle ...

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