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Waterford, MI
A 52-year-old female asked:

I get muscle cramps in my sides for no reason. i stretch out and pound on the muscle to relax it. it will seize and relax many times. why?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Muscle spasm: It sound like you are experiencing muscle spasm- there are many causes: overuse, exercise, electrolyte or calcium loss, metabolic causes etc. Pound down electrolyte rich fluids like powerade, gatorade, vitamin water, and multivits. Consult your private physician for definitive blood and metabolic testing.
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