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marginel 08-20-2011 07:10 AM

I am amazed
 
It's almost weird. Someone suggested putting a bar of Ivory Soap under the bottom sheet on my bed for RLS and leg cramps. It shows how desperate I've been over this, but I actually did it. When I went to bed I thought' "I'm in for it." My legs were already feeling twitchy, but I did it anyway. Within minutes of lying down my legs relaxed and I fell asleep!!!!!!!!! Not only that, I stayed asleep all night and woke up rested. I know that on one night's experience I cannot be sure about this, but the bar of soap will remain in my bed until it proves to be just another old wives tale.:););)

hhale 08-21-2011 07:08 PM

Re: I am amazed
 
I have rls as well, and i will try your ivory soap remedy.....I've tried everything else.!!!

dee088 08-22-2011 02:09 AM

Re: I am amazed
 
I am going to try it too. My requip sure doesnt work! Thanks for the info!

marginel 08-22-2011 09:23 AM

Re: I am amazed
 
I hope it works for you! I've now had three good night's sleep in a row! Who would have believed it?

talley 12-04-2011 03:27 PM

Re: I am amazed
 
[SIZE="2"]A bar of Ivory soap under the bottom sheet seems inexpensive and certainly safe enough to try.

I wish that dee and hhale would come back to this thread and tell us what their experience was.[/SIZE]

marginel 12-05-2011 10:30 AM

Re: I am amazed
 
I have had a bar of soap under my bottom sheet for about 4 months now and have been sleeping like a baby. No more restless legs. I still can't get over it. I am still amazed!


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