Restless Legs Syndrome
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ALL OVER BODY ATTACK

Hi Everyone. I was just about to start this sentence with, 'OMG .... you won't believe what happened to me tonight'. And then I realised who I was talking to. Of course you'll believe it, half of you go thru it, or have been thru it in the past.

I don't just have Restless Legs Syndrome, I have Restless ' all over body' Syndrome. But I have not suffered from it all over my body for probably over 12 years. Until last night, and I have absolutely no idea why.

It began after dinner, (with me of course not realising what was happening at first).

It began around the back of my neck, and across my shoulder blades. So of course I scratched. I was still quiet oblivious of what was happening. And then it worked it's way down to my waist.

My neck, my shoulder blades, my entire back, and both the left and right side of my trunk were affected. I scratched so hard I was bleeding. It looked like I was covered in welts.

By the time it got to my butt, I was thinking how on earth am I going to sleep. When my thighs began to become affected, a full hour had passed and I began to realise that it had disappeared from the top half of my body. Over an hour of extreme scratching have passed. The itch was insatiable.

It never got passed by thighs and it just stopped. Why did this happen?

The only thing different about tonight was that I had corn on the cob with dinner. I have eaten corn on the cob my entire life, and never had any effect. Why tonight?

Is this not the most puzzling disease in the world? There is no rhyme nor reason for it.

I tell you what tho .... when the itch had gone, the peace was unbelievable.

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What might the corn have been sprayed with pre harvest?

There must have been some mighty trigger for such a reaction.

Sauces , drink, meds????

It looks very like the reaction some get from MSG?

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this happened to me when i wore new shoes the skin under the new leather burned and when i took the shoes off i scratched the skin so hard it bled and i still have the scars i tried ice and cream with no help but finally sprayed rubbing skin alcohol on and they eased a it very frightening

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As compared to the past...much corn today is GMO corn which is heavily treated by glysophate—based weed killers.

Perhaps there lies a connection.

The merchant may know the growing history of the corn you consumed .

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I had that insatiable itch from a drug I was put on for my Barrett's Esophagus. Turned out the drug ingredient was aluminum. They gave me aluminum to digest! No wonder I reacted. Don't know if this bit of info helps you friend. I hope the itching doesn't return. I know how maddening that is.

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It seems you had an allergic reaction to something whether it was the corn or something else. RLS doesn’t just disappear after scratching. I’m curious to read what others have said.

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I believe corn has gluten in it Anything containing corn triggers off severe RLS for me.I don,t know if this is helpful.

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Very helpful. In the US corn is almost always GMO and is in EVERYTHING. Some processed shredded cheese contains corn starch to keep it from becoming sticky!. Shred your own! irina1975

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I have had RLS about 20+years. Been on several different meds, because they seem to top out and become less effective. Or the side effects were unacceptable. I have had them stop in what seemed like instantly. I ran cold / luke cold water in a bath and got in. Stopped the water when my legs were just barely covered with the cold water. I stayed as long as I could, about 15mins. Then drained the tub, refilled it slowly with hot water. I soaked in that for about 30 mins. As soon as I got into the cold water the RLS was gone. After getting out of the hot water, went to bed and didn't have a problem until about 3:30pm the next morning.

Here is a question for everyone that has RLS, have you or someone you know that has RLS tried Cryotherapy? This therapy has been in Phx, AZ, USA, about 6 months. Google Cryotherapy where you live and see if it is available. I have not tried it yet. I live about 125 miles from the closest place that offers it.

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