Leg Pain

Varicose Veins

Veins carry oxygen-depleted blood back to the heart.  Normal, good veins do not present any obstructions to the blood... Read More
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Pulling Up My Socks

For many years, amma did not even know she had varicose veins. Appa’s knowledge of health was based on... Read More
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Restless Legs Syndrome

Diabetes is well known, and for good reason too, as one in ten adults have it worldwide. 116 Almost... Read More
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Painful Companion

Amma had had RLS for as long as I remember. My sister says she must have had it for... Read More
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Lucky for a While

After our visit to the vascular surgeon in 2005 that resulted in amma wearing varicose veins stockings, I took... Read More
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Hard Lessons from Strong Medicines

Restless legs syndrome is a real curse. People with severe RLS can spend considerable portions of the night twisting,... Read More
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Sleepless Nights

I knew she was crying out at night only because there was real pain. I knew I was supposed... Read More
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Helplessly Hurtful

During some of these nights, my actions likely hurt her a lot more than they helped. Some were really... Read More
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Fleas.com

Starting sometime in 2013, I became a bit more serious with my explorations of treatments for RLS. If the... Read More
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A Sucker a Minute

During my online research for non-drug based, natural solutions to RLS, I came across some really funny, even downright... Read More
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Physics and Chemistry

I spent a bit more time on less ridiculous ideas for amma’s RLS treatment. Use of magnesium was said... Read More
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A Million Massages

The one natural treatment I used everyday for amma’s RLS pain relief was massaging. 136 I do not remember... Read More
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Achilles Leg

A couple of years back, I realized something interesting – a lot of what happened to amma revolved around... Read More
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A Walking Pharmacy

Amma had blood pressure (hypertension). She had a weak heart (heart failure, in medical terms) She had serious problems... Read More
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Leg Pain

LEG PAIN 52. Varicose veins 53. Pulling up my socks 54. Restless legs syndrome 55. Painful companion 56. Lucky... Read More