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Not possible to tolerate these legs anymore. Any suggestions, treatment?
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I’ve been on LOTS of sites gathering info and I see now that you must avoid certain foods, such as SUGAR!! I believe that ,in many cases, a person’s brain lacks an appropriate amt of dopamine, so foods that aid in giving this to the brain, PLUS exercise (I bought an exercise bike) seem to help. Certain exercises that stretch the backs of the legs also help. Pain pills don’t help as it’s NOT a pain that I have……it’s the sensations in the legs that make being still horrible! Any thoughts on what I have written here?
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I never eat sugar, I am a vegetarian and still have RLS. I don’t take pain pills or anything for it from the doctor because my doctor wanted me on antidepressants and said they would help my RLS; I tried for a few weeks and it didn’t help. Now I’m trying herbal supplimets. No one understands why we are not rested when we get up. I have had people criticize and make light of it likes it’s in my head and I feel like wishing they had it so they would know how I feel. Not to nice to do that though.
Thank u lovinJesus. Yeah it IS exactly as u described, it starts at the bedtime and never finishes up to the morning which is work time and u still need to sleep. Do u use massagers or pain killers? How do u live with these legs?
This is the muscle roller I eoll on the calves of my legs before I go to bed. Sometimes it help but it always comes back later at night.
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0009MGLIE/ref=asc_df_B0009MGLIE2088093?smid=A1FY8UWLDFX952&tag=dealtmp710696 Only 6.00. I got mine many years ago at a All natural health food store
Oh, very interesting. I did try the curcumin in a Homeopathic (pellets that disolve under the tongue) but it didn’t help as far as I know. You have to wait weeks and sometimes months to see results for Homeopathic Remedies to work because they are very slow. They don’t coverup the problem nor fix the problem, however they do teach you body to do what it’s supposed to do. That’s why Homeopathic Remedies are so slow. Since peoplewant to make fun and say it’s all in my head, maybe I should just stand on my head fr a few minutes a couple time a day and get some things unclogged. LOL
Tonight i tolerated the worst pain i had experienced in last year. I hate traveling as it makes this pain to be more sever.
i take Mirapex (pramipexol in generic)
Works like a charm for me!
Best of luck
I ll try it as soon as get back home. Thanks.
Oh, that’s is not good. I would think traveling would make things much worse; not being able to stretch and walk when you get tired. I feel for you; I really do. I pray you can somehow get some relief. Smiles to ya, Gerri
Just found this. I think it’s glorious news. http://chealth.canoe.ca/drug_info_details.asp?brand_name_id=5348&rot=4 Is used for Parkins Disease and RLS. Smiles to ya, Gerri
hi lovingjesus nice to meet you. I’ work as a high care aged worker. I work with people who have parkinsons, dementia stroke etc. I think that it’s good if people are made aware of medications that may assist them. However no medication should be changed or taken unless prescribed and advised by their GP. Take care Piglit
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Hi I too experience leg pain due to another problem. When travelling if you are flying it’s may help to get up and move the legs and also if your’e driving take breaks and walk around. Only a suggestion hope it helps Piglit
You are very welcome
Hi piglit, Its good to meet you.
. Yes, I fully agree. Smiles to ya, Gerri
Hi Gerri it’s good to meet you too. Smiles back Piglit
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