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A 46-year-old member asked:

Can you please tell me why eating a banana or drinking oj seems to cure night time leg cramps?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Helps potassium: Those foods hekp increase potassium (k) levels. Some people can get cramping with minor fluctuations in serum/circulating k levels, and when they get replenished, the cramping improves/resolves.
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