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can more bananas get rid of charlie horse cramps?

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Dr. Bradley Wiener
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Dehydration issue: Eating a banana is to replace your potassium levels. Low potassium may be one cause for muscle cramping or "charlie horse." most often, dehydration can be the culprit. Drink a glass of water along with the banana. If you have a fever or severe pain, you should contact your doctor.

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Last updated Jan 29, 2019

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