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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Regular stretching : Try stretching exercises before going to bed.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Do you take any: Medications? If so which? Try asking a magnesium supplement once daily and see if that helps....the massage may if been coincidental...
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Fruit and vegetables: Increase your intake of fresh and dried fruits, especially juices: high in potassium. For magnesium: green vegetables, whole grains, nuts, beans and s ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretching.: Stretching your muscles for 10-15 minutes prior to activity is helpful. Also, warm up slowly and gradually, to loosen up.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, @ least once: It you're talking about a muscle spasm, use heat/massage ; stretching exercises. Sometimes muscle relaxers. But if it keeps happening, probably ther ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
32 years experience Integrative Medicine
Massage soreness: Make sure you are drinking enough water to cleanse the toxins from the muscles. Also NSAIDs should help!
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Malitz
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Cramps: Sometimes cramps are from a lack of vitamin k or calcium or magnesium or water. The key is moderation, keep well hydrated, eat a banana and at the fi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
work those muscles: Unsure if u have a primary muscle problem or you just feel like you are losing your muscle tone/strength over time..? If it is the latter exersise you ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle soreness: Calcium, magnesium and zinc along with co q 10. Minerals need to be in forms that are well absorbed. Cal mag zinc in hydroxy acid oratates is good. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Bend at the knees.: Bending at the waist when lifting is a sure fire way to strain your back...Eventually. Bend at th knees, one in front of other, and limit the weight ... Read More
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