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hi, i am very active and do a lot op sport. recently i frequently get cramps in my upper legs to the extent that i am not able to run for a week after that. i am a long distance runner, i play soccer, touch rugby and cycle if this can help?

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Dr. Keith Johnson
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hydration: Anyone as active as you is likely to be dehydrated chronically. Low salt (hyponatremia), low potassium (hypokalemia), low magnesium, and dehydration can all contribute to cramping.
Answered on Jun 25, 2018
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