A 45-year-old member asked:
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what should i do when i get a charley horse?

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Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
1, 2, 3: Massage it. Warm it. Walk it off. If cramps are frequent, then try calcium magnesium tablets. If you have weakness, sensory loss or circulatory changes, see your doctor.
Answered on Aug 7, 2013
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Cramp: Stretch, ice, hydrate.

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