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Dave

I have suffered restless legs since a child, which I tolerated into my 40's before it became a significant problem. My most recent med was mirapex, which helped but I had side effects only slightly better than the original symptoms. I recently was advised by my chiropractor to take a good quality Magnesium Citrate from a health food or nutrition store. With some experimentation I have found a dose of 400 mg every morning with breakfast has given me near complete relief. I have been off mirapex for three months and have far better control. I do find if I work outdoors in the heat I need one additional capsule. I tried drug store magnesium oxide but had lesser results at double the dose.

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liz

I also suffer daily with rls and am going to try a few ideas seen on this website, but here is my question to you. How long do you think it took before you noticed relief from the rls symptoms?

Dave

I don't really know, my hopes were to simply reduce my symptoms. I never expected to get of my regular med. It was a few weeks later that i woke up and realized I had forgotten my med the night before and not had problems. I went med free the next night as an experiment and have taken only Mag Citrate since. Hope it works for you. I suspect RLS is a common symptom to many different problems.

JoDa

Magnesium in our body actually works as a sedative and muscle relaxant. Before taking excessive doses talk to your doctor, and specifically make sure your kidneys are working properly as magnesium is excreted by them. If the kidneys aren't doing their job right you'll end up too sedated and we don't want that :) Good luck to all!

JoDa

Magnesium in our body actually works as a sedative and muscle relaxant. Before taking excessive doses talk to your doctor, and specifically make sure your kidneys are working properly as magnesium is excreted by them. If the kidneys aren't doing their job right you'll end up too sedated and we don't want that :) Good luck to all!

Jan-I

Should I stop my medication before trying magnesium?

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