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by ksxroads
Fri Jul 21, 2006 3:16 pm
Forum: Everything Else...just no RLS!
Topic: Registration Required
Replies: 7
Views: 2920

Thank you Ann for all your efforts. I just think someday maybe an ex spammer may need us! Bet they never think about that!

*********Positive Energy************

Hazey
by ksxroads
Fri Jul 21, 2006 3:13 pm
Forum: Everything Else...just no RLS!
Topic: Vitamin B-1 deficiency - interesting symptoms
Replies: 1
Views: 1316

Thank you Ann for always finding ways for us to think outside the box, your efforts are truly appreciated! The reinforcement that if you are NOT satisfied with your current medical care find another doctor, do not give up is just what I needed today. Frustration levels can run high when dealing with...
by ksxroads
Fri Jul 21, 2006 3:02 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Now I know I'm Not Going Crazy!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1392

blonde and crazie too! hahaha Welcome to the board! At least now it is a good kind of crazy! Some do find that menopause worsens RLS, there are some theories that it may be in some way related to hormonal triggers. Currently there is no known cause, and it seems that some have secondary RLS related ...
by ksxroads
Fri Jul 21, 2006 2:57 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: ANYONE NEW PLEASE ANSWER
Replies: 112
Views: 33607

Dear Kat, Hopefully through awareness and education campaigns, and medical ads, more and more people will find relief for their *problems*. It takes such a physical and mental toll on RLS sufferers, include me in this, for years of trying to explain, doctors not understanding, self medication ... Re...
by ksxroads
Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:55 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: My secret that I've never told anyone.
Replies: 31
Views: 7377

Dear Ray, Can so relate, I was a desperate woman when I found this discussion group. Everyone is so helpful and it was truly a godsend for me to have others help me focus - it was not always easy, yet with their support and guidance Quality of Life truly has improved for me. Am so glad that you have...
by ksxroads
Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: wanted to share this with the group
Replies: 4
Views: 2649

Dear Charlene, I am so glad that you are doing better! And more energy to boot! That is great! Regardless of who we are I do believe that improving our eating habits can help in many ways. It is all these little tips and tricks together that helps us live with RLS. Hope that you continue to improve!...
by ksxroads
Thu Jul 20, 2006 2:27 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Zofran and Tramadol
Replies: 7
Views: 2353

There has been some speculation that Ultram may cause augmentation but Dr. B from rlshelp.org says he has not seen any problem with this so far. I have found Tramadol/Ultram helpful in managing my daily RLS... Although Ultram/Tramadol does lower the seizure threshold, this is generally only a issue ...
by ksxroads
Thu Jul 20, 2006 2:00 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Restless Leg Syndrome Awareness Week
Replies: 14
Views: 3496

Well I figured there would be more notice here! Good that we are getting more exposure anyways! Love ya Hazey
by ksxroads
Thu Jul 20, 2006 12:51 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Requip - Anything positive to say?
Replies: 65
Views: 21070

Dear M, Iinsomnia was one of the problems I had with Requip... so it might be helpful to take both. I am sure Ann will respond soon and she is more informed than I on this matter. Just did a search recently for another post and body aches is one of the side affects of Requip. Some people find that a...
by ksxroads
Wed Jul 19, 2006 9:56 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: requip is killing me
Replies: 17
Views: 6223

Stacy, Has the doctor checked your ferritin levels (body's storage of iron), those who suffer from RLS may find iron therapy helpful if they can bring the ferritin levels above 50... my regular blood work did not indicate any anemia, however my ferritin level was 5... I have been on iron therapy and...
by ksxroads
Wed Jul 19, 2006 9:45 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Hello from Belgium!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1016

Dear Annie, ***********Positive Energy*********** How goes your patience? After being miserable for so many years, finally hearing a name for the illness, we are all eager for the possibility that our frustrations will be eliminated. Since there is no specific cure, nor do they truly know the cause ...
by ksxroads
Wed Jul 19, 2006 8:34 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: can requip cause Fibromyalgia to Flare?
Replies: 6
Views: 1567

drug digest dot org specifically lists joint and muscle pain as side effects that need to be reported to your physician... m What side effects may I notice from taking ropinirole? (Back to top) Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible: Ra...
by ksxroads
Wed Jul 19, 2006 8:32 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: can requip cause Fibromyalgia to Flare?
Replies: 6
Views: 1567

The online pdr lists the following side affects Abdominal pain, abnormal dreaming, abnormal muscle movements, abnormal vision, amnesia, anxiety, arthritis, bronchitis, confusion, constipation, decreased muscle movements, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, eye problems,...
by ksxroads
Wed Jul 19, 2006 8:08 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Head Movemnet
Replies: 2
Views: 783

Dear Daniel, Welcome to the group and I am certain that someone will be able to offer some insight to your situation. Not certain that I can be of much help, yet I wanted to let you know that I look forward to getting to know you better. You may want to begin with the New to RLS section and review t...
by ksxroads
Wed Jul 19, 2006 4:14 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: Menstrual cycle?
Replies: 13
Views: 6497

I am a post M ... and I do believe there is a cycle... the RLS is daily and painful, but from my journal I have a pattern where my sleep cycle is fairly good restorative, deteriorates, the muscle weakness and such worsens extensively for about a week, then it improves... so I do think that it might ...