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by ksxroads
Fri Aug 12, 2005 8:14 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: losing my head
Replies: 7
Views: 2601

It is mid day here, and I usually have trouble with the ole body about this time. and the mind tends to go! Hope that Texas Song Bird is singing a light hearted song. Jesse, believe me there are times I have to remind myself I am a good person, caring and loving. Illness and discomfort can shroud th...
by ksxroads
Fri Aug 12, 2005 5:07 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Rls somtimes or all the time
Replies: 43
Views: 7117

Trying to keep a diary to take to the neurologist. So looking for info on daily symptoms to see if mine apply ... so will take time to read through the links sardsy posted. Thanks for making my search easier. Thought I'd make a comment - a couple years ago I checked into the Reynaud's as I have prob...
by ksxroads
Fri Aug 12, 2005 4:33 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Today is a good day because
Replies: 63
Views: 21108

Oh Donna that is the best news I've heard today! less hungry! My daughter emailed me and I thought this was cute... "I used the blender and blended a whole cucumber and a cup of oatmeal. It feels so nice on my face. Makes my skin feel less tired and tighter and exfoliates all the dead cells, which I...
by ksxroads
Fri Aug 12, 2005 4:27 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: NEW TO REQUIP
Replies: 11
Views: 5252

I took the requip. Honestly lack of sleep in my mind I was terrified of having some horrid reaction ... Took .25 mg at 6pm... the only thing it did was raise my heart rate to 125. Did dishes, and a few things, took shower. Did try to go bed, but didn't feel sleepy or comfortable, so back out to couc...
by ksxroads
Fri Aug 12, 2005 3:55 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: losing my head
Replies: 7
Views: 2601

Dear Jesse, ((((((((BIG HUG))))))))))) Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Daily living can be a major accomplishment, not knowing why you feel the way you do and never really any answers that give lasting relief... the material life has a way of pulling us forward soon we feel as if we are with...
by ksxroads
Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:59 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Cyclobenzaprine Flexeril
Replies: 5
Views: 2381

Can't even remember posting info! How's that for sleep deprivation... Flex didn't help couldn't even tell I had taken it and symptoms are worse or I am just that exhausted and can't fight it anymore, can't go with the flow either. Myhead continually feels like it is going to explode. Blood pressure ...
by ksxroads
Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:24 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: original 'welcome newcomers' post
Replies: 8
Views: 2311

Thanks Becat ... you ladies have been a God Send. My RLS symptoms began to increase in intensity and duration in July. In the first week of August the grounds crew were spraying insecticide and I had a severe asthma attack. Normally I don't have such problems with asthma. Since then I have had night...
by ksxroads
Wed Aug 10, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Cyclobenzaprine Flexeril
Replies: 1
Views: 1229

sorry about double post
by ksxroads
Wed Aug 10, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Cyclobenzaprine Flexeril
Replies: 5
Views: 2381

Sorry about double post

sorry about double post
by ksxroads
Wed Aug 10, 2005 8:50 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Cyclobenzaprine Flexeril
Replies: 5
Views: 2381

Cyclobenzaprine Flexeril

Long story short... Dr never has treated RLS patient. Thanks to the wonderful people here I had a good source of information to base my questions. Conceeded that she would have problems following the Mayo algorithm but she would not be opposed to working with a neurologist. So she didn't want to sta...
by ksxroads
Wed Aug 10, 2005 8:49 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Cyclobenzaprine Flexeril
Replies: 1
Views: 1229

Cyclobenzaprine Flexeril

Long story short... Dr never has treated RLS patient. Thanks to the wonderful people here I had a good source of information to base my questions. Conceeded that she would have problems following the Mayo algorithm but she would not be opposed to working with a neurologist. So she didn't want to sta...
by ksxroads
Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:52 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: massage
Replies: 19
Views: 10747

Terilee, I too find that massage helps to some degree. In this quest I began having weekly massages one maybe two years ago. It is not something that has decreased the indicence of flare ups, but it helps with muscle fatigue and KNOTS. Do others experience a number of knots in their muscles. Initial...
by ksxroads
Tue Aug 09, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Dr put me on Amitriptyline
Replies: 11
Views: 3220

one med closer!

one med closer - Motto for the day! Atleast it is one thing that I will never take again. Last time I looked at the clock it was 4 something... then woke to sunshine around 7am... so I did get some sleep! After six showers and standing in front of air conditioner vent, lavendar lotion, sleeping herb...
by ksxroads
Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:32 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Today is a good day because
Replies: 63
Views: 21108

Today is a good day...

as some thoughtful person started this thread. When I feel lost, sad, alone, dazed, confused, happy, joyful, full of love, I can come here and be reminded of the many things that make life reagardless of physical difficulties, worth while. Hazel
by ksxroads
Wed Aug 03, 2005 1:46 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: ?
Replies: 1
Views: 741

Dear J - I am new to this too, but I read in some of the info from links I found on this site that RLS can be associated with periphial nerve damage. Hope that you have found a dr who will be work with you to manage your symptoms and aleve your discomfort. Hazel

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