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Does Restless Leg Syndrome Have Anything To Do With Neuropathy

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restless leg syndrome

hi there. I was wondering if there is a connection between hiv, and/or meds and restless leg syndrome?I am pretty sure the RLS started to occur a few years into my taking antiretrovirals. has there been any studies regarding a connection? and is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have had numerous HIV+ patients who have developed restless leg syndrome. In my experience RLS seems more common in diabetics or those who had been treated in the past with the 'D" drugs (such as D4T Read more »

Neuropathy, suddenly

Hello, I have been poz for about 15 years. Am currently on Kaletra, Ziagen, and Viread. In the... Read more »

Muscle spasms in legs- Due to HIV meds?

Dear DoctorI have been on Atripla for just over 1 year. Overthe past week or so I have been... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

... Introduction What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes It? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Is It Diagnosed? How Do You Prevent It? How Do Read more »
The Body

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat With Nelson Vergel on Issues for HIVers With Multi-Drug Resistance

...effects. Since I started with Fuzeon and tipranavir, many more side effects have become apparent: a neurological condition called Restless Legs Syndrome, an overproduction of stomach juices and an alarmingly high cholesterol level. Is this... Read more »
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jerking limbs and restless legs

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV (since June 2006) and Paxil for depression/anxiety (September 2006). I have been experiencing jerking/spasms in limbs and restless legs. Have any of you had this issue? I sent an inquiry to Dr. Henry and will discuss with my HIV Dr but... Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »