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by Pedantic
Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Does a mosquito bite sound right? and other topics
Replies: 7
Views: 511

Re: Does a mosquito bite sound right? and other topics

Thank you Beth. The doctor I have currently doesn't listen. In fact, the last appointment was very close to hostile (that may have been my fault--I have never had to tell a doctor that he might be wrong(in this case the gender is correct)). I had an appointment at Mayo but found out that my insuranc...
by Pedantic
Thu Mar 17, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Does a mosquito bite sound right? and other topics
Replies: 7
Views: 511

Re: Does a mosquito bite sound right? and other topics

Thanks Views. I was afraid of that (augmentation). I don't know whether I can afford a different doctor, but I know this; until my RLS is brought under control my life is at a standstill. I sometimes cannot sit for long before the tremors strike, and I can't lay down, period, without tremors hitting...
by Pedantic
Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Does a mosquito bite sound right? and other topics
Replies: 7
Views: 511

Does a mosquito bite sound right? and other topics

I have been suffering from RLS for several years and it is getting worse. In the last year I always get RLS when I am laying down unless I am medicated and I will sometimes get it when I am sitting up. But when I am laying down (here's the interesting thing) before the onset of the RLS episode about...
by Pedantic
Tue Mar 01, 2016 11:44 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Pramipexole Problems
Replies: 87
Views: 14638

Re: Pramipexole Problems

I used Pramipexole for a number of years, increasing the dosage and number of times (Under a doctor's care) and in the end I started having "nap attacks" where I would fall asleep in a moment's notice at any time. I have this hilarious incident where I spent two hours attempting to write o...
by Pedantic
Tue Mar 01, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Financial help
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Financial help

I was planning on making a trip to Rochester to the Mayo Clinic but now find out that my insurance will not cover out of state medical costs. Please, my case is severe. Is there any fund/grant/scholarship/financial plan that can help a retiree pay for the Mayo treatment? I'm on my second neurologist...