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Crestwood, KY
A 17-year-old male asked:

I sleep 13 hours at night, drink a lot of water, eat very little (1 meal a day) and i'm never hungry and i get muscle cramps a lot. what is wrong?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 38 years experience
Muscle cramps: can occur for many reasons. Check your electrolytes ( sodium and potassium ) as you may be over diluting your blood serum ( and intersticial fluids) with excessive water intake ( this is why sports drinks were invented)
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