Georgina

511d

What are some at home remedies for RLS? it's driving me nuts!

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    • Poe

      415d

      @Jb33 Marijuana actually helps a lot of RLS suffers get complete symptom relief. One of my doctors even suggested for me to see if it would work for me too. Unfortunately it doesn't help at all. 🤗

    • Bruxine

      511d

      Epsom salt bath at bedtime, iron rich foods, avoid caffeine nicotine alcohol sugar, daily walks.

    • Bruxine

      511d

      I also tried Yoga look up beginners hip openers.

    • Jb33

      509d

      Iron supplements, no alcohol, no marijuana, drink enough water, walk during the day, less sugar, less caffeine,

      • Poe

        415d

        @Jb33 Marijuana actually helps a lot of RLS suffers get complete symptom relief. One of my doctors even suggested for me to see if it would work for me too. Unfortunately it doesn't help at all. 🤗

    • Jb33

      509d

      Legs up the wall helps some

    • Jb33

      509d

      If you’re on an SSRI talk to a provider about maybe switching meds

    • LSneiderwine

      505d

      I found that my weighted blanket helps quite a bit.

    • Wigglychic

      504d

      Have your Ferritin checked, if it’s super low you can get an iron infusion. Try magnesium supplement, a powder called Calm on Amazon is helpful at night to relax. No caffeine, no alcohol (Kombucha a fermented drink reacts like alcohol too). Some meds can augment after time which I’ve experienced.

    • Wigglychic

      504d

      Also Antihistamines are aggravators per RLS specialist, i had to stop them.

      • Kayla612

        489d

        @Wigglychic I’ve Found this too. I can’t Take Tylenol PM. Makes it way worse

    • Sheeba

      503d

      Soaking in the bathtub with oatmeal, long hot baths after it starts, excersize walk for thirty minutes, rub your legs, use a weighted blanket if you can, make your bed warm. RLS loves cold, always take your RLS meds. If I miss it I am in a world of trouble. No sleep. Also no caffeine after six it generates it.

    • Bruxine

      500d

      I noticed last week or so when I’m overtired but pushing too much my RLS presents itself more. Getting proper rest has helped. My sleep schedule has had outside disturbances and it’s effected my RLS symptoms increased them.

    • Sheeba

      497d

      Tiredness and stress can bring it out more. I take pramapexole for it and it has been a really big help. However if I miss it I am up all night long.

    • HenriettaHeadache

      459d

      I've read that yellow mustard is good for RLS, but I haven't tried it personally. And I know this is going to sound weird, but I've found that orgasms help relieve my symptoms.

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