Hi. This is the first time I've asked for advice on here, but I regularly read all the posts about RLS. I've had RLS for over 20 years and it rules my life... I am tormented by it. I'm 66 yrs old, female, live in the UK and also have Fibromyalgia. One condition fights with the other as Fibromyalgia makes me so tired and RLS stops me resting. Can anyone explain Augmentation to me please. I don't know if I have this or not. I have a night routine where I take 2-3mg of Ropinerole, also 150mg of Pregabalin and Clonazapam two hours before bed. I judge the dose according to how I am feeling. This usually gives me 5-6 hours sleep, but I do sometimes have morning twitching too. What I find strange is that I wake naturally... and then the twitching starts. It's not the twitching that wakes me (although it does sometimes in the night. It's seems that it has a mind of it's own). At the moment I'm getting RLS during the afternoons too because I'm so tired, so if I need to rest, go to the cinema or travel I have to take an extra 1mg of Ropinerole. I'm not exceeding the recommended 4mg so are the morning and afternoon problems Augmentation or is it that the RLS is getting worse as I get older? I would love to have your advice and opinions. Many thanks. Janet10 Xx
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