restless legs

    • Anonymous
      April 25, 2013 at 4:15 pm

      Hi, is anyone suffering from restless leg syndrome on the forum ? I had GBS 14 years ago and still have some residuals. Haven’t been on here in a while, nice to be back and see all the advancements !

    • April 30, 2013 at 11:11 pm

      I am a wheelchair bound paraplegic since 2008 thanks to CIDP. The CIDP gave me a bonus form of restless leg syndrome. It’s a twitching, squirmy feeling in my legs. It is not painful, but extremely irritating. It can keep me from sleeping at times. My neuro had me on Requip (Ropinirole) for my RLS but it didn’t help me and I was experiencing some of the side affects from that drug, so I went off it.

      What I found that works for me is a low cost over-the-counter homeopathic item called “Restless Legs Relief” from Magnilife. This works wonders for my RLS symptoms and usually starts working in about 30 minutes after taking it. There are always some that would say this is not a medicine. But, as far as I’m concerned, if it helps remove and/or reduce RLS discomfort it IS a medicine of sorts. I take it daily and it has worked consistently for me for a few years now.


    • Anonymous
      June 27, 2013 at 8:56 pm

      I have it about once a month. Sometimes I will take Tylenol PM and that seems to help.