A 38-year-old member asked:
What gels can I put on my muscle cramps (in calf) to relieve pain?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Charlene Sojico answered
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Gel packs wth sodium: Prevention is always best.Carrying a salty snack, like pretzels can help prevent cramping muscles.Potassium rich foods fruits, veges, dairy & fish help prevent dipping in to your body's salt supply.Drinking plenty of fluids is another prevention for muscle cramping.Massaging tired and achy muscles is an ounce of prevention for leg cramps, it keeps your muscles in top shape & condition.
Answered on May 14, 2013
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