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Ginny

I've been reading through all the remedys that everyone has posted. Some are interesting and some are strange, I will definatly try what I have not yet tried. This is my situation;
I'm 35, I've had RLS since I can remember. As a kid (8ish) I can remember laying in bed crying for all I was worth because my legs were crawling and I interpreted it as pain. When I was pregnant it was horribe through all three of my pregnancys. Seems like the older we get the worse it gets, with everyone who suffers from this horrible disease. I can go weeks and even months without symptoms, them BAM, Hell reborn on my feet, legs, arms, and hands. I'm on my 15th day of little to no sleep. I've tried Miripex, Requip, Lyrica,and Gabapentin (neurontin). I've been on Klonopin, Xanax, Valium, an trazadone. I've tried Ambien, Seroquil and Lunestia. I've tried hot and I've tried cold. I have had my thyriod removed, cold hurts way to much and hot isn't much better. I've tried massage and wraps. I've tried vitamins and supplaments.I've been on Vicodin, Ultram, Percocet, Morphine and methadone. Nothing has helped very much for very long. Miripex has actually, after some limited success, exhaserbated my condition. I've tried lotions and rubs. I'm at a point where nothing works. Walking helps until my legs hurt so bad I don't want to move. Then were back to square one. My Grandfather, Mother, Sister and both Brothers have RLS, Two of my Three children have also had symptoms. It runs in my family like hair or eye color does. Recently I've been having muscles swell and hurt, it's insane. Also a pattern. I have the swollen muscles for about a week, when the swelling and pain subside, I have a RLS episode for however long. I am going to make an appointment to get my iron and vitamin levels checked. But, I've had so much blood work trying to find out why I'm having the sudden swelling. I'm at a loss and I'm frustrated. It's 2am here im Michigan and sleep does not seem like it's going to visit me anytime soon. I haven't had a true night's sleep in IDK how long. I'm exhausted. I pray every single night that some remedy will be found and soon, because, I'm at a point I do not know how much longer I can handle this. I do know that my inflamatory markers are through the roof,and that my WBC is also higher than is good.I've been tried on antibiotics to try to remedy that situation and also no success. Someway, somehow all this is linked. I pray that I will soon find a doctor that actually will listen to me for once and not think that I'm drug seeking. I just want to sleep and feel normal. I don't think that's to much to ask. Sometimes smoking Pot helps, but, that's limited as I don't like the way it makes me feel. I'm not sure what else I can try.

I'm always avalible to talk or open to some suggestions. You may email me at sunnyshine_23@yahoo.com

Thanks for at least letting me vent. I wish that I did have a suggestion that turned out to be a miracle for someone and aliveate them of this awful disease. Ginny

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Anonymous

Inflammation is believed to be a key factor when it comes to Restless Legs Syndrome. A new study was published in the January 14, 2012 issue of 'Sleep Medicine Review Journal' that supports this theory:

You can view the results of other related scientific studies and learn about some helpful solutions by doing a Google search for 'restless legs syndrome' and 'inflammation'.

Emma UK

I know someone who may really be able to help you. Sherry Brassica see her website at 'Great taste no pain'
Email her, if she doesnt know straight off, she will definatley look into it.
She is a ledgend :)

Annette

Ginny, I have just been given 'Restful Legs' by Hyland's which is a homeopathic remedy for RLS. You can buy online or at a health food store. I don't have a bad case of RLS but when I sit for awhile my legs jerk and sometimes my arms. I've taken it twice and it seems to stop the constant jerking.

Maria

Have you tried Acupuncture. There are great results with chinese medicine. It is all natural and effective.

joan


Ginny-I just read this last night...was @ my wits end.

Mustard..Frenches 1 Teaspoon, stopped them in there tracks.

I also learned it is the ingredient.TURMERIC and they sell it in pill form @ the health food store...I'm going out to get the pills today.

Maksim

try to remove MSG from your diet. That releived my symptoms of RLS.

Jennifer

I have to ask, do you have Celiacs?

karoli

I hear you! I have had RLS for years (runs in the family), but now when pregnant it is a nightmare - I am afraid of the evenings since 98% it will be a sleepless night due to my legs. Every night I try all the home remedies possible - hot bath, cold water, carrot juice (potassium) or banana (potassium), tonic water, magnesium, yoga and stretching, night time walk outside, valerian pills. Even orgasm does not work! From this forum found suggestion for turmeric - will try that now. Did you find anything that worked for you?

Kerrie

I'm 55 and nothing worked for me, had restless leg since I can remember - it was always called 'my achy leg' when I was little - lots of midnight hot baths a frustrated mother and useless doctor... same old story! Tried magnesium iron acupuncture none of them worked and lotions (which worked to a degree), all kinds of Sure Fire rememdies. Quack stuff off the internet - cost a bomb but 'worth a try' (not really!) Anyway we had earthquakes here in Christchurch NZ several years ago and I took Executive B to help with stress and my RLS is no where near as bad now. That's about 18mths ago. I think it's creeping back now though not chronically like the first 53 years of my life so am going to try tumeric......... The sad thing is now I have hot flushes keeping me awake and interrupting my sleep instead of RLS!!! That's mean really but at least I know it's only a few years and they'll go away.

VAL (ZAMBIA)

HI, JUST READING YOUR RLS EXPERIENCES, I LIVE IN AFRICA, SO THE CONDITION IS ALMOST NOT RECOGNIZED HERE, LUCKILY I HAVE A FRIENDLY PHARMACIST, AND HE SUPPLIES ME WITH THE REQUIP WHEN IN STOCK, UNTIL THERE IS MORE RESEARCH, BELIEF, UNDERSTANDING AND REALIZATION OF HOW SERIOUS IT CAN BE, I DO NOT BELIEVE ANYTHING WILL BE DONE, AS THE SYNDROME IS NOT LIFE THREATENING, IT IS OFTEN TREATED AS BEING MORE IN THE 'HEAD', AND SO US LOT, WHO MOST PEOPLE NOT SUFFERING BELIEVE ARE NUTS ETC, WILL HAVE TO JUST FACE UP TO IT, WE NEED TO GET MORE RESEARCH DONE AND REALISATION OF THE EFFECTS, WE WILL CONTINUE TO LIFE IN OUR OWN LITTLE HELLS, WOULD GIVE ANYTHING FOR A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP WITHOUT MEDICATION

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