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by KonaKathie
Sun Sep 06, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: A disease by any other name is not the same...
Replies: 11
Views: 770

Re: A disease by any other name is not the same...

I disagree with the name change, but I'm a layperson. It seems to me we've just gotten recognition for what "restless legs" are. Now they change it to WED, which has no descriptive charactaristics. How many years will it take before anyone knows what "WED" means?
by KonaKathie
Sun Sep 06, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: Augmentation
Topic: Topic of the Year
Replies: 43
Views: 19248

Re: Topic of the Year

This is why taking some time off from those Dopamine drugs is important. Whatever it is you can find that works well enough to get you through a few nights, then you can go back and take them again. My Dr. just prescribed higher doses, and it's only thru this forum that I learned about augmentation.
by KonaKathie
Sat Sep 05, 2015 1:01 am
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: sativa vs. indica
Replies: 40
Views: 16992

Re: sativa vs. indica

My experience has been different with Indica types vs. Sativa. I prefer the Indicas I've had for RLS. But the main thing is that you should be trying to get the strain with the highest level of CBD in it, versus THC. THC is the element that produces the "high", and it can be very prevalent...
by KonaKathie
Sat Sep 05, 2015 12:37 am
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: If you want to support medical marijuana in the US
Replies: 8
Views: 2718

Re: If you want to support medical marijuana in the US

It DEFINITELY needs to be studied. I have gotten considerable relief from it, especially concentrating on the strains that are high in CBD, which doesn't produce a "high". We need to follow the science, not emotion and "that's the way we've always done it."
by KonaKathie
Sat Sep 05, 2015 12:34 am
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Medical Marijuana
Replies: 502
Views: 51975

Re: Medical Marijuana

I began using Medical Marijuana a couple of years ago here in California. I began because I experienced augmentation when taking Mirapex. Some suggested that I needed to take a "drug holiday" from the Mirapex so that it would still be effective but not cause augmentation. I started with re...

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