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by Heronak
Mon Aug 02, 2004 4:26 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: My theory
Replies: 11
Views: 5746

RLS & Activity

Hi LL,

Yes, I'm very active, work out 5-6 times a week (cardio & weights), hike and cycle. I've had RLS all my life, and have never correlated inactivity with increased RLS, nor increased activity with lessened RLS. But that's just me, your mileage may vary...

All the best,

Heron
by Heronak
Fri Jul 30, 2004 5:44 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: RLS and Iron Deficiency Anemia
Replies: 10
Views: 7321

Ferritin Update

After 3 months taking 325mg ferrous sulphate 2x daily, my blood test from yesterday shows an increase of ferritin from 12 to 55, back in the normal range. My doc instructed my to continue taking it, but only 1x daily. I am still taking .125mg Mirapex nightly and am happy with the results (no RLS sym...
by Heronak
Fri Jul 30, 2004 5:11 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: RLS increased by HRT's?
Replies: 12
Views: 5470

Way to go, girl! Being assertive and positive really seems to have gotten thru to him, and perhaps turned him into an allie. Nicely done,

Heron
by Heronak
Thu Jul 29, 2004 10:22 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: RLS Clinical Trials
Replies: 2
Views: 1901

Yeah, somehow I don't think the studies include airfare from Alaska!

Heron
by Heronak
Thu Jul 29, 2004 10:20 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: I think I'm suffering from RLS!
Replies: 3
Views: 2281

Nicely Done

I like the condensed, Reader's Digest version, Jumpy! It's nice to have the basics all in one place for folks. Thanks,

Heron
by Heronak
Thu Jul 29, 2004 3:14 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: I think I'm suffering from RLS!
Replies: 3
Views: 2281

Glad you're here, Lyric, and hope you can find some relief by reading and talking about RLS. There's a wealth of info on this site, so settle in, read away and ask any questions you like. All the best,

Heron
by Heronak
Tue Jul 27, 2004 7:17 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: This is not a cure BUT it has helped
Replies: 14
Views: 10133

Becat, how's it working?

Hey there, just wondering how you are and if the Miracle II Neutralizer has given you any relief?

Heron
by Heronak
Tue Jul 27, 2004 7:13 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: RLS Clinical Trials
Replies: 2
Views: 1901

RLS Clinical Trials

Just curious, is anyone here participating in any of the clinical trials listed on rls.org? Does anyone know which "investigational medication" they are testing?

http://www.rls.org/research/studies.html

Heron
by Heronak
Mon Jul 26, 2004 3:40 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: RLS increased by HRT's?
Replies: 12
Views: 5470

Rita, It makes sense to me since my RLS is always worse before my period when estrogen and especially progesterone levels are peaking. I've noticed this for years. I'm not familar with all the nuances of HRT (yet...), but I would guess when we're messing with hormones it will have an effect. All the...
by Heronak
Mon Jul 26, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: My many 'pseudo' remedies.....
Replies: 2
Views: 2482

Hey Joe, thanks for your story. It parallels mine in many ways, and the frustration (to put it mildly!) I hear from you is something I can relate to. That wondering if you'll ever sleep normally, function normally again, how shitty it feels to be a crab-ass all the time because you're exhausted, how...
by Heronak
Thu Jul 22, 2004 6:21 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: ORP: our research project
Replies: 86
Views: 28470

Additional Thoughts for Survey

Along the lines of general health, self care & fitness: Do you exercise? If so, how often and what type (cardiovascular, weight lifting, specifics)? Other than RLS and its affects, are you in good health? If not, what other health problems do you have that are unrelated to RLS? Do you eat a bala...
by Heronak
Thu Jul 22, 2004 2:50 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: feels like earwigs in my ears
Replies: 31
Views: 10059

Hey Lyndarae, I've noticed that when I receive an email notification that there's been a message posted and I click the link to the message, I am not automatically logged in. You can always check the top of the forum page to verify your status. If it says Log Out [Lyndarae] then you are logged in. I...
by Heronak
Thu Jul 22, 2004 2:44 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: I found relief from RSL using the Electro Reflex Energizer
Replies: 6
Views: 3907

Infommercial??

Dean, Sorry to be such a skeptic, but this sounds suspiciously like an infommercial to me. If you're for real, then I'm happy you've found relief for your RLS (even your website has it wrong). If you're plugging this product to make a buck off of RLS sufferers, then shame on you. Let the buyer bewar...
by Heronak
Wed Jul 21, 2004 7:09 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Weight Lifting & RLS
Replies: 3
Views: 2217

Update

Just an update on this thread, FWIW. I eased off the weight lifting for about 4 weeks and have seen no easing of my RLS. I'm back at it again and have found no increase. Of course the variable in all this is that I'm now taking Mirapex, so who knows what it all means?

Heron
by Heronak
Wed Jul 21, 2004 7:06 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Temperature and RLS
Replies: 1
Views: 1601

Temperature

Matt, I have definately found relief from RLS in the past from changing the temperature of my legs by either uncovering them at night until they get really cold, or moving to a cold bed. This worked, along with other techniques, until my RLS increased in severity. Regarding air temp overall, I live ...