Restless Legs Syndrome
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Anyone use Relaxis Pad?

Hi ...need some feedback on relaxis pad.. it's 700 plus and I don't know whether to get it.. I have primary RLS for a year... Tried several meds and diets ...I am on Ropinerole and slowly augmenting... I probably have periodical bouts of RLS but not constantly.

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Some people have good reports of it.

At that price you would need some guarantee that it works for you. Do they do a trial period offer?

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Yes.. they have a money back guarantee.

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There ye are, so!☺

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Thank-you 😃

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Hi. Are you in the UK? I would like to try also.x

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No ,I'm in U.S..

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I have one. It is not a silver bullet by any means but I am really glad I have it. Sometimes it helps to settle the RLS quite quickly. For some reason it seems to be more effective if I am in bed in the daytime and RLS strikes. If it weren't so expensive I would recommend it heartily as a back-up aid but at the price I would hesitate. On the US RLS website (www.rls.org) there is a webinar that investigates various physical treatments and it claims there is a double blind study that finds the Relaxis has no beneficial effect on RLS. Strangely, the study finds it is effective at inducing sleep. I haven't seen the study itself and I find it hard to credit that Relaxis has no positive impact. It seems to help my legs - I'm just not sure that it helps to the tune of over €1,000 which I ended up paying thanks to an unexpected additional import duty when it was delivered.

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Thanks for replying... If it helps insomnia .. it's for me! I thought I was going to have a nervous breakdown from not sleeping for one week.

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That study confirms my thoughts a while back in a previous discussion.

Would one of these car seat vibrating cushions be as effective and at a fraction of the cost?

Just wondering? I got one in Aldi for about €20. (For my back after surgery- more gentle than impact vibrators)

Cheers.

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The Relaxis is definitely of a more substantial order than anything you'd buy OTC - think medical device standard. I'm not wholly sure why the study found it helps with sleep. I wouldn't have picked it out for that attribute. The webinar gives a very good heads up to another device. I think it was the Restiffic wraps but you'd need to check.

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I will research restiffic.. thanks.

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Well , looked into restiffic.. as it turns out it is not for RLS ers with poor circulation or blood clots so back to Relaxis Pad for me😋

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Please be careful of otc cheaper products .. one I read about was made from carcinogenic ingredients.It is called Relaxin pad and it is a full body pad.

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By the way I love the imaginative names ... Jumpy.. madlegs .. involuntary dancer ... heartwarming to think you have such a #$@&#$!!! Condition but you still have a good sense of humor...❤

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HI, I think a balance/wobble board works to turn the off switch of RLS once it's on the go. No idea if it helps to prevent or delay the next episode during the night or not. I have a neuropathy with poor balance so was given one to help - one of these smallish circular plasticky things which you stand on and try to stay steady. It obviously makes your leg muscles work and I've started getting on it at night instead of just pacing around.

Much cheaper than a Relaxis pad to start with?

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I have posted already about the Relaxis pad to reiterate I used it a few times but did not have much relief and felt an idiot into the bargain I gave it to a young friends husband who was euphoric abou the relief of his symptoms.Again different responses from different people.mayhap one has to approach without scepticism but at the initial outlay it should have convinced one it would be a success.someone has mentioned homopthic medicine and got some rather negative responses I would have thought our Queen would have been enough at 93 to convince anyone of the benefits it is my understanding they all use it as an adjunct to modern medicine.

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