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how do i get rid of a painful charley horse?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Massage: And stretch them, if they persist make sure you are not dehydrated, have no magnesium or potassium defiinncies and i'd taking any meds for cholesterol to speak to your doc.
Answered on May 10, 2014
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