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by trevb
Tue Nov 29, 2005 4:58 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Im a new user, just want to say hi to everyone
Replies: 29
Views: 7532

hi beckonwood, lots of people have used requip and found it really works, others dont find it helps. its a matter of chatting wth your dr and finding the best for you, i think that sometimes means giving things a go and seeing if it helps! if you do try requip i think people have said its important ...
by trevb
Tue Nov 29, 2005 4:52 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Exercising at night.
Replies: 9
Views: 2326

hmmm thats a dificult one... some people find excess exercise makes it worse, some find it improves it!!! i guess itll be up to him to try it and decide. have a good look at the 'new to rls' stickys as they have loads of tips and non-medicational/medicational advice for him to try out. if its really...
by trevb
Sat Nov 26, 2005 10:42 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: trev mysteriously vanishes from forum??!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1694

trev mysteriously vanishes from forum??!!

im going to be less around at this forum for a while, 5 weeks untill baby arrives and loads to do.. rooms to finish etc etc etc... then when baby arrives i suspect i will have no time at all!!! just to let you guys know i havent gone and done a runner! will probably be around less and less as the du...
by trevb
Mon Nov 21, 2005 11:04 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: personal update and english doctors
Replies: 9
Views: 2315

well my ferritin was normal but from what i can gather that doesnt mean nmuch if the problem may be to do with the way we cant assimilate iron where its needed (as anne suggested doctors were hypothesising in the orlando conference post) so no news there, but im coping ok without meds still...althou...
by trevb
Mon Nov 21, 2005 9:20 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: RLS Moving To Arm?
Replies: 14
Views: 4759

hi bethy, yes im afraid it can affect the feet and hands too. there are lots of ways to help with the symptonms, non medicational and medicational./ yourll find all the ifno you need tin the new to rls section "stickys" please post of you need any more advice on top of that or any specific questions...
by trevb
Fri Nov 18, 2005 10:15 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: What We Learned at the National Meeting 2005 Orlando
Replies: 43
Views: 16229

hmm, so all rls is caused by the dopamine imbalance due to the lack of iron?? not sure i get this yet....lots of people have blood results with normal ferritin levels... but its not getting to the part of the brain its needed in.... is that right? so i assume "non rls" people have steady release of ...
by trevb
Fri Nov 18, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Only on flights?
Replies: 8
Views: 3622

Anonymous wrote:it'll happen if I'm on a really long road trip in a cramped space when I'm a passenger, but not if I'm the driver. Lisa


yeah i get the same.. i think its when youre driving you are actually doing something and focussing and also using your legs much more.
by trevb
Fri Nov 18, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Only on flights?
Replies: 8
Views: 3622

[quote="Anonymous] On a rare occassion, it'll happen if I'm on a really long road trip in a cramped space when I'm a passenger, but not if I'm the driver. Lisa[/quote] yeah i get the same.. i think its when youre driving you are actually doing something and focussing and also using your legs much mo...
by trevb
Fri Nov 18, 2005 1:14 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Does smokeing marijuana help??
Replies: 17
Views: 12118

horaay :lol: to the 1st amendment... freedom of speech and all that!!
by trevb
Fri Nov 18, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Does smokeing marijuana help??
Replies: 17
Views: 12118

adont worry you are absolutely not against forum rules talking about pot. this a open discussion forum about rls and if people find pot heelps then its ok to write about their experiences btw where do you live so we can send the drug squad round? with regard to your husband, he may be experiencing a...
by trevb
Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:22 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Can anyone tell me what all tests I should have done?
Replies: 4
Views: 1438

jamie, first of all i feel for you in these difficult times. i cant remember if you have said before but what are your symptoms? you stated in different posts "my legs are driving me crazy" "Without my meds my legs and whole body jerks, spasms, and cramps severly." "Then two months later is when my ...
by trevb
Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:16 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Is this a mind thing or what?
Replies: 10
Views: 2466

no zzzz's how did you manage to make such an amazing film with so little sleep?? (i took a peek at your website)
i hope you werent the one flying the helicopter???LOL
by trevb
Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:06 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: rls w/pain unrelenting
Replies: 5
Views: 2311

hi cjbird,
just a quick note to say welcome and your wealth of experience is very welcome here. thanks for posting and sharing.
by trevb
Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:07 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hey, I just joined.
Replies: 1
Views: 855

hi and welcome to the forum!!

the subject of orgasm to relieve rls was quite a hot potato in this forum and got alot of responses... heres the link for you to study in one of those bored moments...

http://bb.rls.org/viewtopic.php?t=1082
by trevb
Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:02 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Can someone tell me the difference between ultram and percoc
Replies: 1
Views: 865

percocet (or oxycodone) is a pain killer which can be used when rls is severe. here is some stuff on it Percodan/Percocet/Percolone/OxyContin (Oxycodone) This drug is amongst the strongest of this class of medications. It comes in 5 mg tablets combined with ASA 325 mg (Percodan) or with acetaminophe...