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Home Remedies For Occasional Forearm Muscle Cramping
Sure: Warm shower or a bath can decrease muscular tension and spasms/cramps. Make sure you are well hydrated and consider a multi-vitamin as these can cause cramping. Green tea and other foods may lessen inflammatory processes. Plenty of sleep also will your body to naturally heal itself. ...Read more
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
Caffeine/eucalyptics: Caffeine can often help and some may use eucalytic oils--rubbing on temples/neck area may help relief headaches. As for belly aches--warm, calming teas and a a heating pad on the belly may help. Tums (calcium carbonate) is not considered a home remedy, but just some calcium so it can help with tummy aches as well. If symptoms persist, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Need diagnosis: Severe abdominal pain is not normal. A diagnosis must be established prior to any recommendation. Possibilities include malignant, inflammatory, congenital, scar, or functional bowel problems. It really depends on the cause, before deciding what the treatment should be. Some home remedies may be effective, but depends solely on diagnosis. ...Read more
Hydration: Need fluid intake and stretching and heat will also help ...Read more
Severe chronic elbow and forearm pain (constant) for 3+ months? What are some treatments for this?
Depends what it is: Seeing your doc will help to sort this out. But, it sound like you could have lateral epicondylitis. Hurts with gripping, grabbing, pulling. Sharp and/or dull pain at the lateral elbow. That radiates up into the arm and down into the forearm. Treat with ice, wrist brace and exercise but ultimately may need a cortisone injection. ...Read more
Many good choices: My favorite home remedy for menstrual cramps is a hot bath with 2 cups of epsom salts; you can also add lavender oil. Also magnesium taurate or glycinate about 400 mg/day helps. Herbs like cramp bark and black cohosh can help too. For sore throats try gargling with 1 tsp cayenne pepper in 1 cup water 4x/day- you can also add apple cider vinegar, raw honey and garlic. See earthclinic.com for more. ...Read more
I am experiencing irregular heartbeat, arm pain and chest pain or discomfort (better by: antacid medications, rest) (side: left) (severity: mild) for around a week. ?
See your doctor: Make an appointment to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
38 weeks pregnant, constant ache in lower back and period like cramping, contractions from 2-10 minutes apart but not very painful. What to do?
I have muscle twitching all over my body, buzzing and tingling, muscle pain (no cramps), tendon pain, no weakness. It is 18 months. Can still be als?
Persistant twitch left arm for 11 days. No muscle weakness and no pain. Worse during daytime and better at nights. Between elbow and wrist.
I've been experiencing lower back pain, mild headaches, and abdominal cramping "menstural like". Are these early signs of pregnancy ?
Having upper left abdominal pain. Similar to a cramp some get with exercise but im at rest. Heavy mensus 4 days through cycle. Upper ab pain worse aftr eating and nausea. Also anemic. ?
LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Started getting random cramping in my feet/hands a few days ago Lots of muscle twitches as well. Not severe, but mild cramps. What can cause this?
Cramping: in the feet and hands can be a sign of dehydration. If it has continued and is unresolved you need to be seen by your provider for an exam, lab work and a proper diagnosis. This can also be an initial symptom of a neuromuscular issue. Get lots of fluids and be sure to eat healthy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach pain, constant eye pain and muscle discomfort what might I do a a home remedy or shake in a blender to fix theses?
See below: I do not think that any shake can fix these problems. You need to know what causing these problems and it is best to see doctor in order to know what is going on. ...Read more
Upper right quadrant discomfort for the past few days. This evening had a strong cramp like pain there for 30 min. Causes?
RUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. An exam is appropriate. ...Read more
Ongoing muscle spasms, pain and weakness in arms & progressed to shoulders, neck and legs. started metformin a few weeks before symptoms. Could there be a Connection? RABDO?
What test would you suggest?
Lactic acidosis: Patients have developed lactic acidosis while on metformin which can cause a host of symptoms including muscle pain and weakness. There is a blood test for lactic acid. Rhabdo can occur and has occurred when certain medications have been added to Metformin. A test also called a CPK can be run to see if muscle inflammation or injury has occurred. seek medical attention now ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
General symptoms...: Having some muscle cramps and/or having some leg aches are considered "general symptoms" and not specific to ovulation or to a new pregnancy. That means women can get these symptoms whether or not they are ovulating, and whether or not they are newly pregnant. If symptoms persist or are bothersome, one's primary care doctor can take a look to help figure out the cause. ...Read more
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