L Tyrosine may be helpful
My next attempt at relief is to try L Tyrosine is a non essential amino acid that is the precursor of the neurotransmitter, dopamine. Tyrosin...
A second medication
I'm looking for something I can take for RLS a couple of times a week that it not an opiate....
I attended the 2017 AGM in London yesterday and learnt about Isometric exercise. I learnt how it increases muscle mass and as a consequence, ...
This what my neuro dr. told me today
C/L long use is causing dyskinesia - nonsense; dyskinesia is caused by the advanced PD - not enough cells to store/produce dopamine left; he ...
Anxiety with PD and the treatments?
However, after some internet research and liaising with my PD nurse, the verdict appears to be more that this will need to be tackled with an...
Chronic BOREDOM? Dopaminergic in nature?
Hi, all. Does anybody else here suffer from lack of enthusiasm?...
Risk of long-term levodopa/carbidopa side effects
I recently came across an article produced by the Cleveland Clinic which was an eye-opener. It said " While Sinemet is the most effective med...
Mystery Solved! Solution is in your hands.
And we with RLS don't so much need to get our stores high, as we need to get it across the BBB. That's hard to do when you have RLS every nig...
Tremor when excited/involved/emotional
Can someone please help me understand the science behind why I get all shaky when I'm in the spotlight? I'm not nervous or afraid, and it's o...
If You're Thinking of Switching Out Your DA for Lyrica...
In my personal opinion and experience you want to be able to gauge your RLS on a day to day basis and take meds accordingly. Besides the horr...
Hi guys Can I ask if anyone who treats their rls with dopamine agonists notices an increase in their shopping habits ie overspending for item...
excess dopamine, very interesting article.
The exercise conundrum
Why do some say they feel better after exercising and some say worse? The latter group argue that the exercise has used their dopamine up and...
I recently went to the pharmacy to pick up my medication, in which I usually get a 90 days supply, but the pharmacist told me that I can only...
hi, my name is greg, I've been suffering with rls for 10yrs now I'm currently taking 4mg a day of mirapex and it's getting worse, my neurolog...
Augmentation, opiates, benzodiazepines
I read a lot on here about the danger of augmentation with dopamine agonists and of switching to opiates. But from what I read, opiates are a...
Hi all, does anyone have any success stories on using DA's? I'm sure my Neuro is going to try and steer me this way soon but I'm wary having ...
My husband was recently diagnosed so am fairly new to the medication side of things. He is on neupro 4mg patches, which I believe are dopamin...
Agonist versus Levadopa
Is this combination of an agonis and levadopa a common treatment for pd?...
I've defeated my loss of levodopa benefit that happens after eating protein
So I decided I would try what I used to do when I messed up when I was taking Sinemet, take more....
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