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A 41-year-old member asked:

What to do if i get horrible leg cramps in one leg at night how can i stop it?

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
51 years experience
Sugar: Sugar usage can do this. I am a aware of a person that will get bad leg cramps at night if they have any sugar containing foods after 4:00 pm that day.
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