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by dixielee
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2935

Re: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!

Thanks for sharing your 'bag of tricks'. i will check out downward dog stretch as my calves are really tight too.

i will consider the ice pack idea, especially these hot summer nights!

Always hopeful,

Dixielee
by dixielee
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Non-prescription Medicines, Supplements, Diet
Topic: Another year of relief
Replies: 54
Views: 13653

Re: Another year of relief

This thread is very interesting and I would like some more information please. Is there a website that lists food that are high oxalate foods? Also what is the recommended level of oxalate those with RLS should have? Thanks for sharing your stories. I love to hear good news! Always hopeful, but slee...
by dixielee
Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2935

Re: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!

Thanks Steve

When you soak your legs in the tub how long do you stay in, like 5 minutes, is enough for it to work?

Thanks for recommending that book. I will order it!

Always hopeful, but sleepy tonight

Dixielee
by dixielee
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2935

Re: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!

Back on line and interested in learning more and connecting with others who know RLS. My RLS is moderate and I have a "bag of tricks" that usually works for me. I don't sit a lot in the evening as I find walking and standing is much better than sitting. I try to always have an evening walk...
by dixielee
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2935

Re: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!

Thanks for those of you have responded! I spent some time today reading the various threads and gleaned all kinds of good info.
I am off the grid for the next week. Taking vacation and a break from technology too.

I look forward to connecting with you again.

Always hopeful!
Dixielee
by dixielee
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2935

Re: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!

Thanks Betty No that book is not one I have read yet. Thanks for the suggestion. I have read another one by Buchfuhrer and Hening called Restless legs syndrome coping with your sleepless nights. It was the most helpful so far. Appreciate your insights. I am an upbeat and positive person :) by God's ...
by dixielee
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2935

Re: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!

Thanks for this good information! I don't feel so alone in this struggle. I look forward to many more interactions with you good folks! i live in Northern Ontario, Canada so I will check into kratom and gabapentin. Just back from my 3/4 hour walk- so many good benefits from having to walk! When I he...
by dixielee
Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2935

Re: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!

Thanks I appreciate your insights. I do want this medication to continue to work as long as is possible.

It's pretty cool that people from all over the world can support each other with this common ailment.

Blessing back to you,
Dixielee
by dixielee
Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally somebody that understands RLS!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2935

Finally somebody that understands RLS!!

I am relieved and excited to chat with other people who have RLS and PLMD. My Dad used to talk about not sleeping well because of "jumpy legs". Now I know what he was talking about. My RLS has gotten worse in the last 5 years, I am in my 50s. I limit my caffeine and aspertame and have a he...

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