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by kathleenbutts
Thu Jan 01, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Wellbutrin is not working
Replies: 5
Views: 538

Re: Wellbutrin is not working

Thank you for the feedback. I will definitely watch the Webinar.
by kathleenbutts
Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:26 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Wellbutrin is not working
Replies: 5
Views: 538

Wellbutrin is not working

Is there any other medicine that I can take that will not increase my RLS symptons and help with my depression. The Wellbutrin is so not working on its own. I will be seeing a neurologist in a few weeks after waiting for 4 months to get a first appointment for augmentation. I am currently taking 1.5...
by kathleenbutts
Tue Nov 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Magnesium........does it help??
Replies: 35
Views: 10890

Re: Magnesium........does it help??

Let me try that again............has anyone had success with magnesium?
by kathleenbutts
Tue Nov 25, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Magnesium........does it help??
Replies: 35
Views: 10890

Magnesium........does it help??

Has everyone had any success using Magnesium?
by kathleenbutts
Tue Nov 25, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Help with Augmentation
Replies: 8
Views: 866

Re: Help with Augmentation

I hear you. I have tried in the past to show info from the WED.org and my doctor really didn't even look at it. She is a GP and I'm sure, doesn't see many RLS at all. It seems you have to be very careful not to step on toes when presenting info. Frankly I can see both sides........I'm sure doctors g...
by kathleenbutts
Mon Nov 24, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Help with Augmentation
Replies: 8
Views: 866

Re: Help with Augmentation

Thank you for your advise...........I love this forum!!!
by kathleenbutts
Sun Nov 23, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Help with Augmentation
Replies: 8
Views: 866

Re: Help with Augmentation

THANK YOU!!!!!!
by kathleenbutts
Sat Nov 22, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Help with Augmentation
Replies: 8
Views: 866

Help with Augmentation

I am currently taking 1.5mg of Requip and it has stopped working. My sleep doctor told me I should taper off the medicine. I have tried this once in the past and it was horrible!!!! Emotional, no sleep. I tried for 3 weeks and caved in and took Requip again. I am anticipating trying to taper off aga...
by kathleenbutts
Wed Nov 05, 2014 9:13 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Looking for recommendation of WED doctor in Idaho
Replies: 7
Views: 881

Re: Looking for recommendation of WED doctor in Idaho

Still looking for a doctor in either Idaho, Oregon, Washington............I am desperate...........my legs are driving me crazy and I can''t sleep. Help!!!
by kathleenbutts
Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:38 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Looking for recommendation of WED doctor in Idaho
Replies: 7
Views: 881

Re: Looking for recommendation of WED doctor in Idaho

Hi, I asked the question... I have been to the WED list also. I would like to get recommendations /feedback from others who have already been to a doctor and found them helpful with WED. I'm not having any luck calling the front desk of a doctor's office and speaking to any of the nurses unless I am...
by kathleenbutts
Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:01 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Looking for recommendation of WED doctor in Idaho
Replies: 7
Views: 881

Looking for recommendation of WED doctor in Idaho

Can't seem to get any feedback for a WED doctor in Idaho. I'd settle for one in Utah or Oregon. Please help. Much appreciated.
by kathleenbutts
Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Who is your favorite doctor?
Replies: 118
Views: 41894

Re: WED/RLS Recommended doctors

Looking for a WED doctor in Idaho or WA or OR or Utah.

Would greatly appreciate any recommendations. I live in Boise, but would travel if I had to.
by kathleenbutts
Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:16 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Has anyone tried Mayo Clinics?
Replies: 5
Views: 728

Re: Has anyone tried Mayo Clinics?

I live in Boise and have not had any success in finding or getting recommendations of specialists that treat WED. I would prefer not to travel out of the Northwestern US. I just picked Mayo because that is the most well known..... I would be open to traveling to WA, OR, UT..........any thoughts. I'v...
by kathleenbutts
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Has anyone tried Mayo Clinics?
Replies: 5
Views: 728

Has anyone tried Mayo Clinics?

Can't find a specialist here in Idaho. I need some answers on how to get off Mirapex/Requip and be able to manage the symptons with the onset of augmentation.

Mayo anyone?????
by kathleenbutts
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Augmentation and mood swings
Replies: 16
Views: 1854

Re: Augmentation and mood swings

I started this string a week ago. Went to a sleep doctor this week who was recommended, but he never heard of Willis ekbom or augmentation.............. On his recommendation I am off of Mirapex and on .5 Requip and its 1:00 am and I'm writing this because I can't sleep. If anyone knows of a special...

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