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by Rustsmith
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Low-Sulfur Diet
Replies: 5
Views: 39

Re: Low-Sulfur Diet

legs, several years ago just after I was diagnosed with severe RLS and was starting my first time through augmentation, my wife and I both went onto modified versions of the ketogenic diet. She went with the strict form and I went with slightly higher carb levels in order to get the calories I neede...
by Rustsmith
Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: June 2017 - New Members
Replies: 33
Views: 354

Welcome to Mtalien

Sunday, June 25 Welcome to Mtalien, who has suffered with RLS for the past 40 years and is having difficulty doing at work due to lack of sleep. Sleep deprivation is a major problem for us. Please post a note telling us what you are doing for your RLS and asking any questions that you have. Many of ...
by Rustsmith
Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: June 2017 - New Members
Replies: 33
Views: 354

Welcome to Marylamere

Sunday, June 25 Welcome to Marylamere, who can't sleep and is getting depressed. Her husband is also irritated. Please take a look around and then post a note telling us what you are doing to manage your RLS and asking any questions that you have. RLS is not only very difficult on those of us who ha...
by Rustsmith
Sun Jun 25, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: June 2017 - New Members
Replies: 33
Views: 354

Welcome to cpancotti

Sunday, June 25

Welcome to

cpancotti, who has moderate-severe RLS and wants to see what others are doing for theirs.

Take a look around to get an idea of the range of treatments we use, and then please post a note telling us what you do and asking any questions that you have.
by Rustsmith
Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: June 2017 - New Members
Replies: 33
Views: 354

Welcome to Sclord2

Saturday, June 23

Welcome to

Sclord2, who has had bad RLS for years.

Please take a look around and then post a note telling us what you are doing to manage your RLS and asking any remaining questions that you have.
by Rustsmith
Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: June 2017 - New Members
Replies: 33
Views: 354

Welcome to canton

Friday, June 23 Welcome to canton, who has RLS and PLMD and both are getting more frequent lately in spite of meds. canton would like to see how others handle this nasty condition and would like to hear if there are ways to moderate the episodes. How do others travel for instance with these conditio...
by Rustsmith
Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Gabapentin vs Horizant
Replies: 20
Views: 1201

Re: Gabapentin vs Horizant

yawny, the primary difference is that Horizant is more readily and reliably adsorbed by the body. Once in the bloodstream, Horizant is converted to gabapentin. As for doses, Horizant is generally a little be lower dose since it is more completely adsorbed. My doctor had me try Horizant (600mg vs my ...
by Rustsmith
Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: What Severe RLS is Like
Replies: 106
Views: 5345

Re: What Severe RLS is Like

Congratulations, you made it!! Now just move on and enjoy life with the added freedom of not having to keep to a schedule other than your own.
by Rustsmith
Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: June 2017 - New Members
Replies: 33
Views: 354

Welcome to PaulaB

Thursday, June 22 Welcome to PaulaB, who suffers from RLS and Wwuld like all the info she can get! Start with the thread "A good place to start" at the top of the Just Joined forum and then take a look through items such as "Published Research" in the General WED forum. And pleas...
by Rustsmith
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Methadone Side Effects Question
Replies: 8
Views: 64

Re: Methadone Side Effects Question

I didn't/don't have any of the side effects that you mention. However, when I initially started out, I was given 5mg and was told to ramp up to 7.5 and then 10mg after a week. Everything was fine until I was at 10mg for about 3 days. I realized that I was sort of zombie/drugged. It wasn't that I was...
by Rustsmith
Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Anyone Using Hot Tubs as Relief?
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Anyone Using Hot Tubs as Relief?

Well, I went and looked at them after work today, now I understand why not many people have them. Man, those suckers are expensive! Of course the store I was at had very good reviews, and the salesman started off showing me the better models. But at those prices, I think I'll have to make do with h...
by Rustsmith
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: June 2017 - New Members
Replies: 33
Views: 354

Welcome to suzanochka

Tuesday, June 20

Welcome to

suzanochka, who is interested in providing information on her experience that will help RLS research.

Please take a look around and then post a note telling us a bit about yourself and the experience that you think would help RLS research.
by Rustsmith
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: June 2017 - New Members
Replies: 33
Views: 354

Welcome to Bensenten

Tuesday, June 20

Welcome to

Bensenten, who is looking for solutions that have worked for others.

Take a look around to get an idea of what others are doing and then please post a note telling us a bit of what you are currently doing to manage your own RLS.
by Rustsmith
Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: June 2017 - New Members
Replies: 33
Views: 354

Welcome to Soleya_12

Tuesday, June 20 Welcome to Soleya_12, who has RLS and is therefore interested in how to deal with it. Please take a look around, especially at the discussion thread "A good place to start" at the top of this forum. And then please post a note telling us a bit about yourself, your symptoms...
by Rustsmith
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: June 2017 - New Members
Replies: 33
Views: 354

Welcome to Tommybeams

Tuesday, June 20 Welcome to Tommybeams, for whom RLS has been a constant nighttime companion for several decades. He has tried numerous prescription and non-prescription treatments with mostly temporary or sporadic success. After you have a chance to look around, please post a note telling us about ...

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