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A 67-year-old female asked:

I get occasional body and leg cramps?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Common: Occasional leg cramps are common. Staying well hydrated can help. if they bother you, ask your doctor to check your electrolytes and kidney function.

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A 67-year-old female asked:

How do I take care of occasional body and leg cramps?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Leg cramps: Your magnesium level may be low. Please see your doctor and ask to have it checked. Some people take a glass of club soda prior to sleep to help as well. Peace and good health.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Can doctors tell me what does your body tell you when you always get leg cramps?

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Dr. Francine Mosley
General Practice 20 years experience
Lots of things -: Out bodies need at least 2 quarts of water each day to do all the biochemical processes, then another quart or more to balance out the soda pop and sugary food we eat each day. If we don't drink enough water, the muscles of our body cramp because they need a good flush - so give it to 'em! drink 2qts water daily then duplicate any non-juice beverage ounce per ounce with water.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What to do if I am getting woke up by leg cramps.?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Could be many things: Make sure you are not dehydrated, take a daily multivitamin, decrease or stop carbonated beverages. If no help see a doctor.
A 35-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have been getting a lot of leg cramps what can I do about it?

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
Podiatry 8 years experience
Cramping: Making sure that you are getting enough electrolytes such as potassium from bananas in your diet for one, as well as water. If the cramping continues i would see your pcp.

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Last updated May 25, 2018

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