Hi all, thanks for all of these post on here, it serves as the best source of information out there. And my goodness, some of you have suffered for years, and for that, I am sorry, but also applaud you for your ability to keep on fighting. What has been happening with me is that I go to bed, and within 45 minutes I start getting the tingling, electrical pulses in my arms, shoulders, chest. I have to sit up, or get up and walk around for these sensations to abate, but within minutes after getting back in bed, it all starts again. So it is up and down all night long, and finally around 5am or so I can get 2-3 hours of sleep. Fortunately I am retired, but I am a zombie during the day. My doctor prescribed Trazodone (sp) and Melatonin, but the side affects of drowsiness are terrible, and the effectiveness is not that good. I have two knees that need to be replaced, but BMI issues and up and down A1c numbers have made my medical team reluctant to do the replacements. The hydrocodon is the best medication that will eventually ease these symptoms, but then I run out about a week and a half before next refill, because the use at night, plus daily consumption. And of course you don't want to be relying on that. But I guess that is why I am here. For some help from all of you as to what are the best ways to get sleep, and to ease the symptoms. Thank you In advance for any help, and for all of you struggling with this, I wish you the best of luck.
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