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Causes Of Arm Muscle Cramps
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Sudden muscle cramps in arms , legs while swiming , sleeping. What are causes and remedy? A doctor had prescribed steroid in asthematic attack for10day
My muscles are tight I cant move my arms that good. And I get muscle cramps in my back. What muscle relaxer works best?
I have severe bloating, gas, and breathlessness vwith muscle cramps all over body. Water does not help. Severe cramping in left arm from time to time.
See below : You need a medical physician evaluate you with a history and physical exam. ...Read more
My wife has severe arm pain in bothnarms, and burning as well from her shoulders to her fingers. Also muscle cramps in both arms . Leg spasms. Help!?
Sorry I keep on asking , but I'm 22 having twitch all over my body daily , some weakness on arms and hands and muscle cramps , als? Or what can it be?
Not ALS: Whatever it IS.....I am definitely as sure as sure can be that whatever this turns out to be once you've been seen by a doctor and tested....it is NOT going to be ALS. Have you been seen yet as I'm sure it's been recommended? That's what you need ...Read more
Experiencing muscle cramps in jaw, upper arms and legs (both sides) for 6 days with no relief - what could this be, what tests should my dr run?
Causes are overuse: of a muscle, muscle strain or simply holding a position for a prolonged period, dehydration. There may be associated inadequate blood supply, nerve compression, or mineral (potassium, calcium, magnesium) deficiency. Tests might include electrolytes (sodium, potassium, etc), calcium/magnesium levels, iron levels, CK muscle enzyme, aldolase, ALT/AST, thyroid function. Rarely, an EMG (electromyogram) ...Read more
Multifactorial: Assuming you are talking about activity related cramps, i would say that the two most likely causes are electrolyte(salts) imbalance and poor hydration. Gatorade has an excellent site for fluid replacement in relation to excercise. In general you should be drinking 64 oz of fluid per day plus 12 oz for each hour of intense exercise. Avoid sodas and sugary drinks. Finally, ca+ and magnisium sup. ...Read more
Low K cramps: It disturbs the electrolyte ratio of Na K and H in and outside of muscles leading to increased reaction to stimuli making muscles contract. Find cause of low K and correct zinc they will stop. Consult with me as I can help you and your team make it better fast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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