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by ksxroads
Tue Oct 18, 2005 10:03 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Does Ambien "knock out" anyone here?
Replies: 9
Views: 3941

Ambien never even made me blink. I'd take it and watch the second hand go around the clock ... Just goes to show how we each respond differently to medications. Hazel
by ksxroads
Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:56 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: It's Early, Quality of Life Plea for 2005
Replies: 111
Views: 63343

So happy for Sandygirl's wonderful recovery! Blessings and Joy! Wish I were going to the conference. If wishes were horses I'd ride ride ride... there's a song somewhere in there! There IS that strength in sharing, caring and learning that I sorely want to obtain! Myself I don't often realize the pr...
by ksxroads
Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:33 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Does anyone else get it in thier teeth or fingernails?
Replies: 2
Views: 963

From time to time I do. Especially the finger nail part. It is wierd, but what about this disease isn't. I can relate! Hazel
by ksxroads
Fri Oct 14, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Medications
Replies: 6
Views: 1909

Dear nanawal - {{{{{BIG HUG}}}} RLS is a never ending journey of discovery - you have come to the right place. There are many wise and insightful individuals who have contributed to this message board. There are new drugs like Requip that may be helpful. If you haven't please visit the New to RLS???...
by ksxroads
Fri Oct 07, 2005 4:48 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Iron vs. Magnesium
Replies: 25
Views: 13399

Dear SJ... Sorry that you had problems with the multi vitamin. That is why I do not start more than one new medication or supplement at a time. It allows me to time to discern how my body reacts. Oddly enough, it is possible that you all ready have sufficient levels of certain ingredients... I do kn...
by ksxroads
Fri Oct 07, 2005 3:47 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Does hot weather make anyone's RLS worse?
Replies: 31
Views: 14101

Ann, you and the others are us newbies life raft! Read the posts! Often I spend most of my time reading through posts that I neglect to post! I agree, do not be afraid to try the medications, but listen to your body. Hopefully you will find the combination that works for you. AND I can't begin to te...
by ksxroads
Wed Oct 05, 2005 9:36 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Missing
Replies: 5
Views: 1666

Dear Corrie, SO sorry to hear about the 0 energy, wish that it could be as easy to send ****positive energy**** as it is to send ***positive thoughts****. Ann, hope that you have been doing well. And thanks for the Dr. B. suggestion, he was very helpful. (((BIG HUG)))) Hazel
by ksxroads
Fri Sep 30, 2005 4:03 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Is pounding/racing heart a syptom of RLS?
Replies: 9
Views: 3772

Dear Pixie, While you should have the doctor check this out to rule out any problems with your heart, it is a possibility that it could be related to hormone levels fluctuating due to - peri menopause or menopause - uncertain of your age. Especially since they are primarily at night. Don't have the ...
by ksxroads
Fri Sep 30, 2005 3:42 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Problems with DA's
Replies: 5
Views: 2623

The DAs caused more problems than I had, so even if my current doctor had not prescribed generic loratab, I would not be taking them. I would still be doing the same thing I always had done, the non pharm treatments, warm baths, cold showers, aromatherapy, bio feedback, walking the floors, massage, ...
by ksxroads
Fri Sep 30, 2005 3:19 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: I am so confused
Replies: 8
Views: 2560

P,becat, Mafs,Debbie,viewsaskew Thanks for all your insights. It is helping me to determine just what is the rls and what is fibro. If it weren't for you wonderful people, I'd still be but dr this hurts this hurts... now I can be more specific in my pain journal! and possibly sound some what more co...
by ksxroads
Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:47 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Boo Radley
Replies: 18
Views: 4441

Morning Ann and Randy... May I jump in on this conversation? Have appt with doctor on Monday to discuss treatment protocal ... and have a few questions. After reading what Ann has mentioned about the vicodin I am some what concerned about the hydroco/apap generic lora tab 5; I have for several years...
by ksxroads
Wed Sep 28, 2005 2:14 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Amitriptyline?? Is this ok??
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

Joe, Have only been diagnosed with RLS a very short time. This is my experience. The first doctor I went to prescribed amitriptyline 10mg. At the time my legs and arms were giving me daily fits, and it was the typical 10pm-3am leg sensations/pain so I was not getting more than a few hours sleep. Too...
by ksxroads
Fri Sep 23, 2005 9:33 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Requip
Replies: 18
Views: 7551

Jrowly... hope it continues to work! Be nice to sleep soundly in each others arms at least once in a while! *BG* Betty, knew the other night it was going to be one of those nights, so I decided to try the clonazepam again ... it makes me dream wierdly... I slept evidently not soundlessly, kept Will ...
by ksxroads
Fri Sep 23, 2005 7:42 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Wretched Life
Replies: 75
Views: 19277

You are all in my prayers, regardless of where you are and what your immediate concerns may be, know that I am holding you close to my heart. May your hearts be filled with peace and serenity. May no seed of doubt fill you with dispair. I ask that the powers that be send any tornados to central kans...
by ksxroads
Wed Sep 21, 2005 9:56 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: emotionally numb
Replies: 20
Views: 5254

Dear Shauntario - Don't know if it is the weather changes making the body hurt more, the disease, or stressful life circumstances, but I have been deeply depressed today, good lord did I ramble on or what! Time here is roughly 4:52 CDT. I agree that keeping active helps. I do tai chi exercises which...