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by Rustsmith
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to Mary Souther

Wednesday, January 16 Welcome to Mary Souther, who has battled restless legs (PLMS) for 40 years and would welcome any helpful information. Please post a note telling us what you are currently doing to manage your RLS so that we can offer you some suggestions. And feel free to ask any questions that...
by Rustsmith
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to slkatanick

Tuesday, January 15 Welcome to slkatanick, who has suffered with RLS for 12 years following a knee replacement and treated with Requip, gabapentin, a medication vacation and now oxycontin 10 mg and gabapentin. Since moving from Baltimore to Hollywood Fl, slkatanick has been unable to find a provider...
by Rustsmith
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Help for Relationships
Topic: Update, Funny but True
Replies: 10
Views: 281

Re: Update, Funny but True

Eefall, been there done that. During the nine months that I was seriously augmented on DAs, I averaged 3.5 hrs of sleep each night. I couldn't drive for more than 30 minutes without pulling over for a 10 minute nap, but during that time I did some of the most technical work that came up since I reti...
by Rustsmith
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Opiates and Non-Texas Prescribers
Replies: 7
Views: 124

Re: Opiates and Non-Texas Prescribers

Qyx, there have also bee a few RLS suicides. At this point, the government and the media seem more concerned about reducing overdose deaths than they do about protecting the rights of legitimate patients. And a large portion of the problem has nothing to do with prescription drugs, but is tied to il...
by Rustsmith
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to LynnA

Monday, January 14 Welcome to LynnA, whose biggest problem is not being able to relax. She usually can't just relax or sleep at night with her husband. She also had problems sitting at her job. Just having the uncomfortable feeling is a big problem. Please post a note telling us what you are current...
by Rustsmith
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to Lapacer

Monday, January 14 Welcome to Lapacer, whose RLS has affected all areas of life. Lapacer has severe RLS and after trying numerous meds the only thing that has helped is opiods. Now with the DEA's interference pain meds have been slashed to almost nothing. So Lapacer hasn't had a good night's sleep f...
by Rustsmith
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to Lasvegased777

Saturday, January 12 Welcome to Lasvegased777, who has had RLS since he can remember. This condition has gone from an inconvenience to debilitating. He is here for knowledge on the subject and may have some insights as well. Please post a note telling us about what you are currently doing to manage ...
by Rustsmith
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to Cather3

Saturday, January 12 Welcome to Cather3, who had recurring symptoms of RLS that are getting worse over time. She is trying gabapentin, advil and ambien, but they are not consistently effective. So she needs other ideas. Unfortunately RLS does tend to get worse with age and gabapentin doesn't work fo...
by Rustsmith
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to alphamare3

Friday, January 11 Welcome to alphamare3, who has had RLS all her life. Her mother thought she was a hypochondriac when she would tell her that my legs tickled so bad that she couldn't lay in bed or sit still. As an adult, her biggest fear is flying. For some reason when she is on a flight, the cond...
by Rustsmith
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: New to this group
Replies: 11
Views: 233

Re: New to this group

Deb, what you can expect during the appointment involves a number of things. You will probably be given a normal neurological exam in order to rule out other conditions. You will also be asked a number of questions about how often your symptoms occur, what time of day they begin and how much they in...
by Rustsmith
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to Kathywhi

Thursday, January 10

Welcome to

Kathywhi, who has found something that stopped her RLS.

We would love to hear about your experience. Success stories are always interesting.
by Rustsmith
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to eladkroy

Thursday, January 10 Welcome to eladkroy, who is looking for ways to improve sleep. Please post a note telling us what you are currently doing to manage your RLS. It would also help to know if medical marijuana is legal where you live. With that info, we should be able to make some suggestions to he...
by Rustsmith
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to Vanwing

Thursday, January 10 Welcome to Vanwing, who has been suffering from RLS for months now and it seems to be getting worse and so would like to join the board to participate in conversations to maybe get better. Please post a note telling us what you are currently doing to manage your RLS so that we c...
by Rustsmith
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: JANUARY 2019 - New Members
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Welcome to Joyce

Tuesday, January 8 Welcome to Joyce, whose RLS is horrible. She can’t sleep much and her medicine no longer works. Sounds like you may be experiencing augmentation. Please post a note telling us what you have been taking and asking any questions that you have. We may be able to suggest things to dis...
by Rustsmith
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Experience with Injectafer?
Replies: 28
Views: 1291

Re: Experience with Injectafer?

I will add my two cents to the comments by the previous two ladies.

Holland, thank you so much for your help and assistance here. You add a level of perspective that the rest of us can never hope to match, especially when it comes to conditions other than RLS.

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