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by martino
Wed May 11, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Extreme pain
Replies: 2
Views: 352

Extreme pain

Last Friday night I was suddenly attacked by the most awful pain in my left thigh. It felt like severe cramp but my thigh muscles were quite flaccid. The pain lasted about 15 minutes and was relieved a bit by standing in a bowl of cold water. I am in England and rather than ring for an ambulance I r...
by martino
Thu Apr 21, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Clonazepam for Sleep
Replies: 63
Views: 2813

Re: Clonazepam for Sleep

I have been taking clonazepam since being diagnosed last year. I was taking higher amounts but am now down to 1,25. For the last 2 nights I have taken 0.75 going to bed and 0,50 when I have gone to the loo in the night. The first night was problematic but last night it worked well and, with an inter...
by martino
Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:04 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: 99.9% copper bracelets
Replies: 11
Views: 3210

Re: 99.9% copper bracelets

Thanks for your comments. That is about where I am! Wearing them I wonder how bad the RLS would be without them. A bit insidious isn't it?
by martino
Sun Mar 20, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: 99.9% copper bracelets
Replies: 11
Views: 3210

Re: 99.9% copper bracelets

I only joined a couple of days ago and have just read about the Halcyon bracelets. I have been using them since last Tuesday totally in accordance with the instructions. I suffer daily with RLS and it is fair to say that so far any benefit has been, at best, negligible. By this I mean that the pain ...
by martino
Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Just joined
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Just joined

Hi I am 67 and started with RLS in April last year. I have had a nuclear brain scan and an MRI and my neurologist has concluded I have severe RLS. I live in Southampton UK. I currently take clonazepam and use a !mg Neupro patch. I have joined to learn as much as I can from other people who have suff...

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