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What could cause frequent toe cramps (esp during activities like yoga)? I am female in 30's a runner and vegetarian, otherwise no health problems. Thx

What could cause frequent toe cramps (esp during activities like yoga)? I am female in 30's a runner and vegetarian, otherwise no health problems. Thx

Cramping in Athletes: Cramping in athletes is frequently caused by dehydration and subsequent electrolyte imbalance. Be sure you are drinking fluids that can replace the electrolytes you lose while running. Smart Water and Pedialyte are good alternatives to sugary sport drinks like Gatorade. In addition, try a calcium/magnesium supplement and drinking a bottle of tonic water. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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What causes toe cramps?

What causes toe cramps?

Lots of reasons: Bunions, hammertoes, high arches, flat feet, shoes are some of the reasons. Need more information before a better answer is given. Which toes, any activites when they cramp, type of shoes worn most of the time, foot deformities, overall health. See a podiatrist if it's a real problem. ...Read more

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Does type 11 diabetes cause toe cramps?

Does type 11 diabetes cause toe cramps?

Yes: Dm both types can cause peripheral neuropathy as well as peripheral vascular disease causing narrowing of vessels. Hence get examined by your doctor for intact peripheral pulsations, intact foot sensations and have annual foot examas without fail, if peripheral vascular disease is suspected you may need a doppler scan for arteris of legs .Your doc. Will decide based on exaamination findings. ...Read more

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How common are toe cramps in people who take lipitor (atorvastatin)?

How common are  toe cramps in people who  take lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Can happen: Inform your doctor. Consider cupplementing with co-q10 or lessening dosage of Lipitor (atorvastatin) (this should only be done with your doctors knowledge.). ...Read more

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What does it mean when my foot cramps when i bend my toes? Also the pain gets worse the longer my toes are bent.

What does it mean when my foot cramps when i bend my toes? Also the pain gets worse the longer my toes are bent.

Cramps: Cramping in the foot can be as simple as biomechanical dysfunction which causes muscles/tendons to work harder, thus causing strain and fatigue. Try some good supportive shoes and orthotics and see if correcting your foot position and alignment might correct the muscle strain and fatigue that is causing your cramps. If not, get checked out by a physician for possible neuromuscular problems ...Read more