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Just wanted to share that after battling rls for years, every night, taking supplements ruining holidays and dreading to try sleep,taking 900 nueronin which all did nothing. My therapist randomly gave me buspar for anxiety. While it did nothing for anxiety, it completely eradicated my rls. Gone, haven't had one ever again . completely changed my life!

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    Thanks for letting us all know about this.    Do you know of any sidwe effects of Buspar?

    I have been on a FODMAP elimination diet for years and that does a good job of preventing symptoms but at the cost of a very limited range of foods     Its worth losing some food flexibility in order to live with my brain awake and working but if Buspar is safe and works it would be wonderful.

    Thanks again

    Grtaham

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      There may be a strong relationship between RL and stress as I notice people, including yourself, are sometimes symptom free while on holiday. Also there is a Clinical Trials to do with RL and stress indicators in the brain taking place at the moment in the States

      Buspar was sounding promising but I have found on the web a large number of people who have had terrible withdrawal symptoms when they stop.

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      Thanks Sue

      I will be interested to see the results of the stress trial.

      I didn't see anything about withdrawal problems from Buspar so I thionk I'll rely on my diet for a while longer.

      A possible side effect of Buspar is suicidal thoughts so I had already decided that I would leave it.   I am surprised how many drugs include such thoughts as a side effect.   Probably a rare event but I would like to try other things first.

      Cheers

      Graham

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      In case others are interested the Withdrawal comments are at the bottom of this blog:

      http://mentalhealthdaily.com/2014/05/02/buspar-buspirone-withdrawal-symptoms-how-long-do-they-last/

      This is the mention of a Stress Hormone Study which was in 2015 but I can't see the findings on the Yale website.

      http://rlsfoundation.blogspot.co.nz/2015/10/new-clinical-trial-researchers-at-yale.html?m=1[/b]

      Thanks Graham for all your input to this forum.  

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    Do you m,ind sharing other information?

    What dose are you taking?

    Does your doctor agree with you taking this on a long term basis?     I saw that some people took it for a year without showing any problem.

    Arte you taking any other medicines?

    Thanmks

    Graham

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