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by lbpederson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: New member - 8 year old son diagnosed at 6 with RLS/PLMD
Replies: 18
Views: 5517

Re: New member - 8 year old son diagnosed at 6 with RLS/PLMD

Hi, lbpederson Try skipping rope. My son is 6, he also have RLS from 2 years ago, I shake his feet 5 -15 minutes when he start night sleep every day. I tried a lot ways to help him to reduce his RLS when sleep, but nothing work. In one month ago, I tried Chinese medicine, and doctor gave us trandit...
by lbpederson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: New member - 8 year old son diagnosed at 6 with RLS/PLMD
Replies: 18
Views: 5517

Re: New member - 8 year old son diagnosed at 6 with RLS/PLMD

lpederson - I'd call the Foundation. The staff are so accessible. If Karla is around, she will talk to you. She is in the medical field and her daughter had terrible RLS as a child. She devoted herself to finding help for her daughter as well as all other children. It isn't an easy road because the...
by lbpederson
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: New member - 8 year old son diagnosed at 6 with RLS/PLMD
Replies: 18
Views: 5517

Re: New member - 8 year old son diagnosed at 6 with RLS/PLMD

Since you went to Mayo, you might give some consideration going to Dr Shalini Paruthi at St Lukes Hospital in St Louis. She has RLS herself and one or her special interests is RLS and other sleep disorders in children. Also, the RLS Foundation has a number of publications on pediatric RLS. This is ...
by lbpederson
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: New member - 8 year old son diagnosed at 6 with RLS/PLMD
Replies: 18
Views: 5517

New member - 8 year old son diagnosed at 6 with RLS/PLMD

Since my son was born in 2011, he has not slept well. We first noticed he wouldn't nap or sleep through the night the way most babies eventually do. By age 3 we knew based on his behaviors something was not right. At age 5-6 we went to a psychologist and had him evaluated and he was diagnosed with u...