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It worked!

Crazyleggs
Crazyleggs
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Three weeks ago I started a diet that excluded dairy, caffeine, wheat, etc. I also added B Super Complex, turmeric, magnesium and calcium. I reduced my dose of Pramipexole to 2 with the help of hydrocodone 2 doses a day. I was panicked at the thought of traveling and I had a trip to Paris coming up. It was about a 11 hour non-stop plane trip. GREAT NEWS --- I DIDN'T HAVE RLS for the first time in years. I am so grateful. Now that I'm back home I will focus on completely freeing myself of Pramipexole One step at a time. At least I feel I'm on the right path and I had a wonderful trip

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moonhunt18

Oh wow!!! That is truly fantastic! Congratulations and thanks for the info!!

I will hope and pray that it keeps up for you, but it sounds like you found the key to your RLS!! YaY!!

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raffs

Great news, long may it last.

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Joolsg

Brilliant news. So glad the hydrocodeine is helping with withdrawal from prami.Good luck getting off the last 2 doses. Let us know how it goes.

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Jumpey

Brilliant result! What B complex do you use and where do you get it?x

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Crazyleggs
Crazyleggs
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To Jumpy. Nature Made Super B Complex. I got at drug store.

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Jumpey
Jumpey
in reply to Crazyleggs

Thank you. How long did it take for the dietary changes to take effect? i don't think I have food triggers but it may b worth a try.x

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Crazyleggs
Crazyleggs
in reply to Jumpey

To Jumpy. About 3 or 4 days.

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Jumpey
Jumpey
in reply to Crazyleggs

That's quick.Great.x

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Crazyleggs

I should add that with the minerals I take the recommended dose but I take 1/2 in morning and 1/2 in evening I only take the B in morning. I read somewhere that this gives your body the full advantage of minerals. By the way it's 2:30 am I have jet lag - so I'm up but no RLS. YEAH

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2everett

That's fantastic news. I love these types of posts. Diet works for some, some of the time so it's worth trying.

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Peter-caribe

The website rlcure.com advocates what you have done successfully. It is good to know other sufferers who have been helped.

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Hidden
Hidden

Finding your food triggers can be good where RLS is concerned so glad you seem to have found yours. But not everyone has food triggers, me being one of them. Only trigger for me is alcohol which i avoid completely.

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rlsandibs

Congratulations. So happy for you. Can you please tell us what was excluded in addition to dairy, caffeine, wheat? Thank you!

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Lin22

So pleased for you! Diet is a definite trigger for me ... Sugar is the worst, as well as processed carbs. I try not to have those after lunch time. If I eat sugar-free and low-carb, as far as possible, I have no RLS. Last night I had a sweet biscuit after dinner and my legs played up. It's just not worth it!

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Crazyleggs
Crazyleggs
in reply to Lin22

I agree

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Crazyleggs

Some have asked about diet - I am following the fodmap diet.

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Graham3196

Hi I was very pleased to see that you were having such success. Is it continuing? Can we call you brainy legs?

I hope you are sleeping 8 hours per day like you deserve.

Cheers

Graham

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