Augmentation with Restless Legs

If, in consultation with your doctor or neurologist, you decide to take medication for your restless legs and/or for PLMD (Periodic Limb Movement Disorder), it would be good if you seriously consider the risk of augmentation. Actually, this is a topic to always bring up in the doctor’s office when it comes to dopamine agonists. … Read more

Is Pain a Characteristic of Restless Legs?

In general, pain is not mentioned when you ask fellow sufferers about characteristics of their restless legs. However, some people with RLS do experience pain, or even cramping. It is difficult to put into words exactly what restless legs are. This makes the condition difficult to explain to others who have never experienced these complaints … Read more

Corona and Restless Legs

A fellow sufferer wrote not so long ago that she had had corona and that the complaints of her restless legs had changed greatly after that. I found that an interesting fact. She also wrote that she suddenly no longer suffered from RLS during corona. When she was better, the symptoms returned but differently than … Read more

Compression Stockings with RLS II

My father has been wearing compression stockings for several years. Not because of restless legs, but because of another condition. He had seen my blog about (light) compression sockss and thought it might be interesting for me to test the heavier version of him. He still had two pairs from last year. When visited me, … Read more

Magnet Therapy for Restless Legs

A good friend of mine who lives in Japan recently suggested we try magnetotherapy. I hadn’t heard of that before, but I’m quite open to that sort of thing. He sent me a few pictures and asked me if these kind of magnets are also sold here in the Netherlands. I said I didn’t think … Read more

Does Release417 help for RLS?

In this blog I tell a bit more about my recent experiences with the Release417. The creator and owner of this fabric strap gave me the opportunity to test one. I was happy with that, because the release band is temporarily not for sale due to circumstances and I also have a very tight budget … Read more

Vitamin deficiency and Restless Legs

In previous blogs I wrote that vitamin deficiency can play a role in Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). By vitamin deficiency I also mean deficiency of certain minerals. In many cases, taking a supplement helps to solve such a deficiency. If all goes well, you will no longer suffer from restless legs. However, I know from … Read more