As most of you know I have had chronic lower back pain for years. Then about 3 months ago I was diagnosed with RLS. Up until Dec. 14th 2015 none of the meds. I was put on for the RLS helped at all. I have been taking 10mg. Oxycodone for my back for ever so long. It was the only Med. that gave me temporary relief for the RLS. Then strangely my back pain improved, and that's when I came down with the RLS. My Neurologist put me on 1-1-2, - 300mg Gabapentin daily. I stayed on that dosage until the middle of last month with a little relief for a few days and then the Gab. stopped helping. My feet and ankles swelled so much I didn't have any ankles any more, and they itched something awful all way up to my knees. I got an appointment with my GP, had blood work done and every thing came back great she said especially for my age ( 69 yr. old male ). My blood pressure however was 175/90 and my iron was very low. Also blood was found in my stool. I will be having a colonoscopy Feb. 17th. Getting back to the weight gain when I saw my GP last she put me on blood pressure med. and iron tabs and told me to take 3 Gab. at night instead of 2. I haven't been bothered with the shakes and aching feet hardly at all for the last week. My BP is down now the last 4 days from any where to 154/76 to 150/75, but I've went from 170 lbs. last Dec. to 184 lbs. now. My ankles have gone down a lot the last couple days. I know that I've posted a lot of this before ( who knows after having unexplained seizers in the past my memory is not as good as it once was ) how many times I've told my story. I just hope that someone might give me some tips about the weight gain or any other thing they might think is wrong with me ha-ha-ha and lol's. GOD BLESS EVERYONE> Blair AKA Old Blue
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