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by Rustsmith
Sat May 25, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome to Sleeplessinmadison

Saturday, May 25 Welcome to Sleeplessinmadison, whose RLS has disrupted sleep and has caused her to take medication that she would rather not have to in order to sleep. That is something that is common to all of us. Please post a note telling us how you are doing, what you are taking and asking any ...
by Rustsmith
Sat May 25, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome to cbird114gb

Saturday, May 25 Welcome to cbird114gb, whose RLS has created great anxiety in life. It limits what cbird can do, especially in the evenings. At night cbird is very tired, but dreads the thought of being awake all night due to legs and knowing the same experience awaits the next night. Please post a...
by Rustsmith
Sat May 25, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome to Micheleg

Saturday, May 25 Welcome to Micheleg, who wants to learn what others are doing to help with RLS. Compression socks? Medication? It can drive her crazy at times. The discussion board tends to attract the more severe cases of RLS, so most of us are on medication. Please post a note telling us what you...
by Rustsmith
Fri May 24, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Effectiveness of Neupro patch
Replies: 6
Views: 46

Re: Effectiveness of Neupro patch

goberland, what dose of Mirapex were you taking and what size patch are you using now? I transitioned from 0.5mg of Mirapex to a 2mg patch and the transition was pretty seamless. As for the patch, it took some time to figure out where I needed to apply it. As for the symptoms extending from your leg...
by Rustsmith
Fri May 24, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome to Fer5497

Friday, May 24

Welcome to

Fer5497, who needs information regarding RLS to better understand it.

We can definitely help you with information about RLS. Please post a note with any questions that you have and we will try to answer all of them.
by Rustsmith
Thu May 23, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome to mlionberger

Thursday, May 23

Welcome to

mlionberger, who works as the Administrative Assistant for the RLS Foundation.
by Rustsmith
Tue May 21, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Excellent article on opioids
Replies: 19
Views: 195

Re: Excellent article on opioids

For your last ditch effort with the pain doctor, you might try sharing this article from the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The authors are most of the best RLS specialists in the US. I would highlight the sentence in the Abstract that says that RLS is not a pain condition. I would also highlight a couple...
by Rustsmith
Tue May 21, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome to Kevin

Tuesday, May 21 Welcome to Kevin, who has had RLS for a long time and needs more support. You have come to the right place for support. If you will post a note telling us a bit about your symptoms and what you are currently doing to manage them, we can offer you some specific suggestions to improve ...
by Rustsmith
Tue May 21, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome to r10harmsel

Tuesday, May 21 Welcome to r10harmsel, whose RLS has greatly affected his life because his sleep is never consistent. He can usually get about 1-3 hours when he first goes to sleep. Then have to be up for 1/2 -1 1/2 hours before he can go back to sleep. Usually he has to repeat that pattern at least...
by Rustsmith
Tue May 21, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Excellent article on opioids
Replies: 19
Views: 195

Re: Excellent article on opioids

chuas, no problem with the rant. We have all been there. It may be time for you to start thinking about casting your net a bit further to find a doctor. It took me two years to locate a doctor in my town of 100,000 who would prescribe the opioids that I need for my post-augmentation RLS. I had to tr...
by Rustsmith
Tue May 21, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome to kBreese

Tuesday, May 21

Welcome to

kBreese, who says that it takes a village to try to understand and live with this dreaded disease!

So true. You found the village, so please post a note telling us about your RLS, what you are doing to manage it and asking any questions that you have.
by Rustsmith
Tue May 21, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome to Sjm

Tuesday, May 21 Welcome to Sjm, who is pregnant and her RLS is so bad that she is up for days. Please take a look at the info in our Special Populations forum to get an idea of how to manage RLS during pregnancy. And please post a note telling us what you are currently doing to manage the symptoms s...
by Rustsmith
Mon May 20, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome Dougnddeb

Monday, May 20 Welcome to Dougnddeb, whose RLS has interfered with his sleep since he started having this condition in 2015. He is tired all the time and it is mentally and physically exhausted. His quality of life suffers. Please post a note telling us what you are doing to manage your symptoms. We...
by Rustsmith
Sun May 19, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: sleep deprivation
Replies: 11
Views: 210

Re: sleep deprivation

Hi Rustsmith I just took a double take at your reply. you have sleep apenea specific to thin pple? No intention of being instrusive or rude here, but just curious that there is a condition like this? Beth's reply about UARS is the condition that I have. It still remains somewhat controversial, most...
by Rustsmith
Sat May 11, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: MAY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 40
Views: 311

Welcome to Grimley_george

Saturday, May 11 Welcome to Grimley_george, who has not been officially diagnosed with RLS yet, but seems to have most of the reported symptoms, as well as a family connection. It has reduced his normal sleep time but not his usual energy. He has only had it with this intensity for a week. Take a lo...

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