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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Multiple potential : Causes from overuse of muscle, electrolyte or salt imbalance/dehydration to vascular issues, neurologic issues, metabolic issues like thyroid conditi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Beer is not a treatment for leg cramps.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience in Phlebology
Muscles irritated.: Tired/irritated muscles cramp up, and they get that way with strenuous exercise, prolonged standing, sitting, venous incompetence where the venous val ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ranji Varghese
16 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Yes: Although most commonly affecting the lower legs, restless leg syndrome can also affect the lower back and arms. The symptoms tend to be worse at night ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cramps in sleep: Multiple causes of leg cramps in sleep; blood becomes more acidic Mineral deficiency like calcium & magnesium Vitamin B complex deficiency Dehydr ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Diet or lifestyle: It could be several things. Fitrst look at your diet. Are you getting enough of the minerals you need. Next consier your lifestyle. If niether of ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Cramps related to st: Pravastatin a satin medicine may cause leg cramps Try Co Q 10 200 u once daily, make sure to drink plenty of fluid. This might help, also have your bl ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience in Bariatrics
It's possible: Wearing high heels stretches the muscles and tendons and the increased tone it causes can lead to cramps.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
39 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Magnesium!: Leg cramps are usually due to a magnesium deficiency. I would suggest 400 mg of either magnesium aspartate, magnesium citrate, magnesium glycinate, m ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Leg cramps: Low magnesium MAY be the cause of your leg cramps. Also, drinking Club Soda relieves leg cramps for some people. Please see your doc to make sure a ... Read More
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