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A 39-year-old member asked:

What leads to chronic muscle spasms?

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Dr. Joyce Vrabec
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Muscle spasms: These could be work related, or due to certain types of exercizing. Dehydration and poor nutrition can lead to these as well. Certain neurological conditions are a more serious possibility. This should be discussed with your physician.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Is chronic muscle spasms in your foor a sign of anything?

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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Magnesium deficiency: Low mag means a true deficiency or relative. I see lots of low back issues and many are linked to tight hams and muscles in the leg/foot. Heat stretching and massage. See a good massage person who will unlock you entire back, gluts, hams, calves and feet. Add in magnesium, epsoms soaking. I love acupuncture and myofasical release w Lidocaine trigger point needling.
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