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by Precise
Mon Dec 12, 2016 4:08 am
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: CPAP For RLS Yet No Apnea
Replies: 3
Views: 2759

CPAP For RLS Yet No Apnea

You may have seen my oxygen hypothesis here: http://bb.rls.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=9829 In addition, I've experienced some relief from deep breathing. Then recently I observed that if I drowse in my recliner (which I also spend the night in) my limb pain is low. But if I fall asleep I have sever...
by Precise
Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:52 am
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: RLS and Increasing Circulation in Legs
Replies: 32
Views: 7313

Re: RLS and Increasing Circulation in Legs

I tried the lowest force compression socks available. Withing minutes my legs hurt terribly. I do not comprehend how compression would mitigate poor circulation. I think compression must reduced circulation.
by Precise
Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hello from "Precise" - My First Post and Oxygen Hypothesis
Replies: 5
Views: 1576

Re: Hello from "Precise" - My First Post and Oxygen Hypothesis

I was not aware of any lasting effect. But after the late-morning session in the chamber, I was not in bed or immobile for a long time, until that night -- which felt just like any other night.
by Precise
Sun Dec 11, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hello from "Precise" - My First Post and Oxygen Hypothesis
Replies: 5
Views: 1576

Re: Hello from "Precise" - My First Post and Oxygen Hypothesis

I viewed this as an experiment, not therapy. You spend about an hour in a tube, barely large enough for you. But despite the tight confinement, I had no RLS symptoms while at pressure. About 1/3 of the hour is spent building up pressure, then de-compressing at the end. It was painful to my ears. Hyb...
by Precise
Sun Dec 11, 2016 4:47 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hello from "Precise" - My First Post and Oxygen Hypothesis
Replies: 5
Views: 1576

Hello from "Precise" - My First Post and Oxygen Hypothesis

Hello All, I am 78 years old, male. I was diagnosed with RLS about 15 years ago. I was skeptical because I experience pain in my limbs and upper back when I fall asleep. I did not have the more typical RLS symptoms. However I've since learned that pain is one version of RLS, more so in older people....

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