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by Rika
Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Newly possible RLS member!
Replies: 12
Views: 700

Re: Newly possible RLS member!

Yikes, kidney stones are horrible. What kind of surgeries are you having? Good on the iron labs and sleep study! I have to apologize - I read over my previous post and I really can't guess whether you have WED/RLS. You could tell, not me. Did you try not moving one night? Based on the iron labs, th...
by Rika
Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Newly possible RLS member!
Replies: 12
Views: 700

Re: Newly possible RLS member!

So long overdue update

I am getting a sleep study done in December, and the sleep doctor ordered an iron blood test! Been dealing with BAD kidney stones and such recently, and going thru 2 surgeries going on a third next month.
by Rika
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: BEST MATTRESS FOR RLS
Replies: 11
Views: 701

Re: BEST MATTRESS FOR RLS

I feel comfortable in my current bed, and it is a twin. The good mattresses are super expensive and I cannot afford it on a fixed income.
by Rika
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Newly possible RLS member!
Replies: 12
Views: 700

Re: Newly possible RLS member!

My recommendation: take the prescription if they offer you one, but don't fill it and don't take any medication. Make sure they check your iron status, including ferritin, and try taking oral iron (or, if your ferritin is below 100 and transferrin saturation below 45, intravenous iron if they'll gi...
by Rika
Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Newly possible RLS member!
Replies: 12
Views: 700

Re: Newly possible RLS member!

Hi Rika, Welcome to the group. From your comments, I gather that you don't notice any leg jumping in the evening or when you are trying to sleep. Assuming that is the case, you probably don't have RLS. It is possible that you have PLMS, Periodic Leg Movements of Sleep. This is somewhat related to R...
by Rika
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Newly possible RLS member!
Replies: 12
Views: 700

Newly possible RLS member!

Hello, I am from the USA in IL. I'm 29 years of age, and have been told I might have RLS alongside sleep apnea. I was told during a recent surgery I wouldn't stay still and it made it longer to perform the surgery. It was a stent in the left side in the ureter. I got referred to see a sleep speciali...