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by mackjergens
Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:32 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: muscles
Replies: 3
Views: 611

You might wish to go to www.wemove and see the list of movement disorders listed and spend a little time reading about each one, to see any of them fits your symptoms.
by mackjergens
Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:28 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Yet another newbie unlurked/ my story/ need help!
Replies: 23
Views: 3276

i know you can have pain after the shingles are gone, but pain from shingles is usually always just right in the same area as the shingles were. Pain from shingles can last for months! its a cold stabbing pain, that happens in the exact area the shingles were. have you done any research on the meds ...
by mackjergens
Sun Jun 14, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Anyone been told u spend 2 much time talk about your health?
Replies: 30
Views: 3263

Thru the yrs of dealing with rls, I have learned that most people do not understand it and do not wish to learn or hear about it. I am lucky that my husband has always been supportive, but even with him I try not to over do talking about it. I also have a friend that has taught me much about talking...
by mackjergens
Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:31 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: First Post -- Moving to Opiates
Replies: 24
Views: 3030

i have been taking pain meds for my rls for over 10yrsl started out taking 75/650 hydrocodone, for a couple yrs then ask if i could try ultram (tramdol) .50mg . That also stops the creepy crawelies, (I dont have pain with my rls, just the creepies) and both of these meds control my rls. I do not fee...
by mackjergens
Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:06 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hello from IN!
Replies: 63
Views: 9614

What meds are you taking, any other the counter meds, such as allergy meds? you also need to check out the section on www.rlshelp.org That list meds known to make rls worse, also foods known to make it worse Did you start taking a med 3mos ago for something else, alot of meds can cause rls or increa...
by mackjergens
Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:28 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hello from IN!
Replies: 63
Views: 9614

Meds used to treat rls

you might wish to go to www.rlshelp.org and print off the long list of meds used to treat rls, and take it with you,so your Dr will have all the options listed for her. pain meds are also listed as a help for rls. All tho most Drs do not like to give pain meds.
by mackjergens
Sat May 30, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hello From SC!
Replies: 12
Views: 1269

dixie, please do not be surprised if your Dr knows very little about rls. please read and educate yourself as much as possible before going to the Dr, because most of us find that many Drs know very little about rls. know all the meds used to treat rls and the proper dose for rls. Also know the meds...
by mackjergens
Thu May 28, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: what to do?
Replies: 13
Views: 2098

rls/elavil

I would not take the Elavil, its known to make rls alot worse!!
by mackjergens
Tue May 26, 2009 8:33 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Not Taking Any Meds?
Replies: 29
Views: 6566

Different meds

Dale, dont give up there are to many different meds that can help you, yes I know its hard when you find meds that do not work, but if you really want to find away to control your rls, then keep trying different meds, you will find one that will help. So many on this message board has gone thru exac...
by mackjergens
Sat May 23, 2009 4:22 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Dizzyness
Replies: 9
Views: 791

dizzy spells.

Sounds like inner ear problems to me.
by mackjergens
Wed May 20, 2009 4:30 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: rlscuredforever web site
Replies: 10
Views: 1078

RLS information

Save your money on the RLS Cure Books, and get your rls info for free off the web. There are so many great rls web sites just full of very informative and helpful information. Read as much as you can about rls, because the more you know and understand rls the better treatment you can find for yourse...
by mackjergens
Mon May 18, 2009 4:31 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: rlscuredforever web site
Replies: 10
Views: 1078

if you go to www.rlshelp.org you will find a very long listing of all types of things people have tried to help their rls and for some it helped, but usually for only short periods of time, but it does make for intersting reading
by mackjergens
Mon May 18, 2009 4:24 am
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Essential Oil use
Replies: 12
Views: 2550

I personally do not have a problem with anyone posting anythng on this board, but I think we all have the right to also post what we feel about those posting, just like some disagree with some things I have posted. its fine with me, and doesnt stop me from posting.
by mackjergens
Sun May 17, 2009 5:34 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: started methadone
Replies: 32
Views: 6320

Dale, I also have leg cramps. at time really bad charlie horse type cramps, and they hurt so bad!!! I learned from others that taking Calicum and mag vits will help those, if I wake with charlie horses in legs and sometimes they hit both legs and that is HORRID!!! I get up and take a couple calcicum...
by mackjergens
Sun May 17, 2009 5:29 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Not Taking Any Meds?
Replies: 29
Views: 6566

Slueth, Go to the ER of a hospital and tell them what you have told all of us about your rls and how depressed and scared you are. I honestly think they will find a way to help you. you do have medicare and so they will see you and probably will know of some Dr who will take your medicare payment fo...