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Does Anyone Else Get What I Call "Stretchy Legs And Arms?"

Does Anyone Else Get What I Call "Stretchy Legs And Arms?"

It begins as I'm settling to sleep and causes me so much distress. The only way of relieving it is to either stretch out or curl up in a ball, I'm in tears with it sometimes. Last night was different in that my legs felt on fire too!

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Yes @A MySpondylitisTeam Member that's exactly how I feel! I'm going to mention it when I go to the doctors in a fortnight (good job I'm not in agony then eh? That's dripping with sarcasm by the way!) Touch wood it only happens every now and again, but it's awful.

posted about 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

That sounds like Restless Leg Syndrome.
My G.P. prescribed quinine 300mg at night and touch wood it's worked!!

posted over 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

is that where you feel like you need to stretch uncontrollable for hours then yes i have that and yes i suffer from restless leg sydrome. i had to be taken off my med for it. clonipen cause it was effecting me the wrong way

posted about 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Exactly @A MySpondylitisTeam Member!

posted about 2 years ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

It sounds like Restless Legs Syndrome. I take Sifrol Tablets from the Doctor for it. I have not had a problem since. I hope that helps you.

posted over 2 years ago
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