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can too many vitamins cause leg cramps

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Chu
50 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Electrolytes: There may be unrelated electrolytes imbalance. Please see a family dr. And have your blood levels checked. You may also be suffering from spinal ner ... Read More

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Giunta
54 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Tums (calcium carbonate) have a lot of calcium and eating greens also provides good natural source of calcium.
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Dr. Shivinder Deol
46 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Minerals: Trace minerals from sea salt plus extra magnesium & potassium will help.
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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Magnesium, E, B12...: The most common nutrient needed for leg cramps is magnesium, ideally as glycinate, taurate or citrate, but sometimes potassium, calcium & vit e help. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Mosley
20 years experience General Practice
May not need vitamin: Before you start taking any supplement, make sure you have enough water in your body. Drink 2qts daily, everybody knows that already. Now, duplicate e ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
37 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Metformin can cause leg cramps; vitamin B may not eliminate them yet you should not harm yourself if you try it in the recommended dosages
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Vitamin E: I'm not sure of the strength of the clinical evidence showing effectiveness of Vitamin in RLS. However, regarding your question about Vitamin E and w ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: First fix the vitamin deficiency (and address any underlying cause). Let the shin splints heal. Then begin jogging again at a slow pace, respecting y ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Have you checked your serum iron, ferritin, iron biding capacity, and percentage saturation? You may have iron deficiency that may cause restless leg ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: and also get calcium checked, these could all be the source of cramps
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg cramps: Since we can only measure extracellular potassium and magnesium we can't be sure if intracellular levels are ok. That is why I still recommend trying ... Read More
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