For approximately 25 years, I have dealt with an issue best described as intense leg itching. I have found that stressful situations increase the intensity of the itching. Also, heat and humidity tend to play a role in causing this unbearable situation. I have ruled out any allergic reaction to any soaps, fabrics, and other items that may come in contact with my legs. The only remedy that I have found that works is scalding hot water applied to my legs, either in the shower or tub. This seems to dull or cause a sensory overload to the nerves in my legs. Also, an increase in adrenaline seems to help speed the episode to completion. When the episode is over, I am very fatigued. I also have been taking an anti-depressant drug for the last 8 years that has shown to help in a broad sense but not cure the problem. Are there any suggestions or anyone dealing with this same issue that may help? Thanks.Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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