Restless Legs Syndrome
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RLS relief after MANY years...

I have suffered for many many years with RLS and now at the age of 41 I think I have come across the first remedy that actually has any genuine benefit for me. I have been taking a pre and pro biotic supplement for about 7 weeks approx and I am honestly baffled but delighted with the improvement in my sleep. Getting to sleep has always been a big problem for my legs and I have frequently opted for the spare bed to spare my partner the significant disruption caused by my twitching, jerking and anger from me at my own body. Early days I guess but for the first time I feel genuinely optimistic that I am getting some relief from the nightmare that is RLS.

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That's great! Long may it continue!

There is a lot of chat about the biome being important. Seems like it's working for you!

Cheers.

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Oh It is really great news May it last long.could you elaborae me about pre/probiotic suppliment.What are those ? those contain .Please name those for my info.I sufering suffering .

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I take a supplement called INNOPURE which is available on Amazon. Lactobacillus acidophilus, and Inulin are the two main ingredients. Essentially it promotes a healthy gut which has a beneficial knock on effect elsewhere including sleep as I have found.

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Interesting. Have you read Michael Mosley's 'the Clever Guts Diet'? Despite the name, not another weight loss diet, but one to restore your innards to good health. There's a website as well.

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It was actually michael Mosley's feature on "trust me I'm a doctor" that promoted me to try the supplement 👍🏻

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Have to say, I find the diet frighteningly expensive, but there are ways to tweak it a bit. Tom Kerridge's Dopamine Diet might be good for RLS too, at any rate, if it doesn't help, the grub's great - his curried cauliflower soup is to die for!

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Thank yuo very much.I would like give it a try.

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Hi

Dr in the house a U.K. Programme treated a boy with low friendly gut bacteria. He was advised to eat baked apples and cinnamon for two weeks to repopulate his gut bacteria quickly. I've been doing that and I also add ground linseed and sheeps live yoghurt. I found a recipe for saur kraut on line as well. I eat organic with ground linseed, nuts etc. I eat a lot of stews with lentils, roasted vegetables, spices inc turmeric. I purchase organic food when it is on offer as vital nutrients are missing from our diets due to modern farming techniques.

I have read that these foods are good for your gut bacteria.

My symptoms have improved greatly.

Hope this helps.

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Hi

I've been doing the same and have noticed significant improvements. My RLS returns if I eat high carb processed foods or drink alcohol.

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Taking pre and probiotics can help microbiome but will fail as long-term solution unless one feeds their gut friends the foods, and especially the fiber they thrive on. Processed foods make them ineffective, animal foods kill them. Pouring water on a fire fails ig gasoline is fed to the flames at the same time. Here is the research:

nutritionfacts.org/topics/m...

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Do you take these at a particular time of day? I'm just wondering if they are best taken just before symptoms usually start

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I just take one capsule each morning but you shouldn't drink hot drinks at the same time as it kills the live stuff 👍🏻

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I have been taking BIMUNO POWDER IN SACHETS know for about 14days (it was a free trail) but I have sent for some more, hoping it will help my sleep problems which is associated with RLS. I know it does say on the brochure that came with the sachets that it will help with your sleep.so I presumed it will help the RLS hope so anyway.

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Its wonderful to hear that at last you are now getting relief.

I do hope others try your remedy.

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Very interesting. I have just had a vascular scan which is the last in a barrage of tests I have had.

Been down every medical road still no answers to my RLS which I have had for 50 years and got worse as I got older. So maybe the answer is in the gut. Can't fault my doctors who have tried to find out what causes RLS. But now I think a different approach could be beneficial.

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Well it certainly is worth looking at the biotics. If nothing else, it is relatively cheap, very easy to manage (I take one capsule a day) and there are NO side effects that I am aware of. I have recommended it to my mum who has also suffered with RLS for a similar number of years. Worst case scenario you will have a much healthier gut 👍🏻. I haven't had to sleep in the spare room for a few weeks now !!

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hi as well as plmd suffer with ibs and I'm on a forum for that as well. Apparently there are only two probiotics that survive getting to the right areas one is called Symprove which is a liquid taken every day for 12 weeks , I've tried it and it really helped but its expensive so I couldn't keep taking it. I'm now making my own Milk kefir which contains millions of bacteria is not expensive so can take it indefinitely.

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