Hello, everyone. There seems to be a bit of a disagreement between my sleep health doctor and my neurologist. While my neurologist doesn't think I have RLS, my sleep health doctor does. Anyway, I've been really tired a lot during the day and was worried my sleep apnea had come back, so I did another sleep study. I got the results today and luckily I don't have apnea again. The doctor said my tiredness during the day was likely because I wasn't getting good sleep at night because my legs were moving all around all the time, most likely because I wasn't on any RLS medication. Long story short (too late), since we've tried everything else with no luck, he wants to try 2.5 mg of methadone twice a day. I haven't done any research yet, but that sounds extreme to me and I'm a bit reluctant to try it. In my mind, methadone is a serious drug with dangerous side effects and risks. But maybe this dose is small enough to be effective yet safe? I don't know. What are your thoughts/opinions? I'll hang up and listen.
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