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A 37-year-old male asked:

I take a multi vitamin but i also drink a boost every day, i seem to be getting leg cramps more often. is it possible i'm getting too much of something?

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Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Usually it is a lack of certain vitamins and/or minerals that can result in leg cramps. However, If you take too many vitamins in a single form or in a group, this can also cause cramping 2° to vitamin/mineral toxicity, but they would not be confined solely to your legs. Another explanation could be dehydration caused by ingredients in your boost. Make sure that you are properly hydrated.
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