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How can I stop leg and feet cramps.?

How can I stop leg and feet cramps.?

Find: The cause. Go to your dr. They can evaluate this and come up with a plan. ...Read more

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How can i ease leg and hand cramps?

How can i ease leg and hand cramps?

MYALGIAS/CRAMPS: MYALGIAS And cramps need a through W/U. You can ease symptoms and minimize severity with a gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com/gutbliss.com and a variety of vitamins that I recommend on rejuvenation-science.com especially Uniquinol Also follow up for exams and labs with your doctor. Especially VitD/B12/Folic Acid/iron studies. . Meds like lyrica (pregabalin) /cymbalta/savella can help ...Read more

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How can I stop painfull leg cramps?

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How can I stop painfull leg cramps?

Fluids/diet: When are they occurring? During exercise, after exercise, daily activities, at night when sleeping? Cramping can have many causes but some basic things you can do to try to relieve them are staying well hydrated and watching nutrition. Bananas are great for the potassium and so you might want to try eating these. ...Read more

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How do I reduce foot and leg pain?

How do I reduce foot and leg pain?

Shoes, orthotics.: There are many different causes of foot and leg pain, but supportive shoes and orthotics are a good start toward relief. Make sure your shoe has a solid back that holds your heel, and a firm sole (you should not be able to "wring" the shoe, or bend it in half). Use inserts (like custom orthotics) to support your arch and midfoot. ...Read more

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I get night time leg and feet muscle spasms that are excruciating ....What can I do to treat and stop them?

I get night time leg and feet muscle spasms that are excruciating ....What can I do to treat and stop them?

First try: First try eating more potassium (like a banana) try doing this for awhile and if things don't change let me know :]. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Why does my foot and leg cramp when i run? How can I prevent this from repeating?

Why does my foot and leg cramp when i run? How can I prevent this from repeating?

Try stretching: Try stretching and warming up before your run. Cool down, and consider stretching again. You could also try running on different surfaces and with different shoes. If the problem continues, see your primary provider or a sports specialist or a sports physical therapist. ...Read more

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My calves and feet burn and hurt when I walk short distances also my hips what can I do to alleviate this pain bc it discourages me from walking?

My calves and feet burn and hurt when I walk short distances also my hips what can I do to alleviate this pain bc it discourages me from walking?

See your Physician: Several things may be going on here. Start with good examination and work up. If neurological and circulatory status is ok, see podiatrist to assess biomechanics. Try changing shoes. Supportive shoegear and inserts can make a big difference. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my legs from cramping?

How can I prevent my legs from cramping?

Calcium, water: Taking calcium (and sometimes magnesium) before bed may help the charlie-horse type leg cramps that wakes pregnant women up screaming at night. Also, make sure that you drink enough water during the day to stay well hydrated. Massaging and stretching the calf when you get the cramp may help it go away. If you have pain, redness and swelling in one leg only, call your doctor right away. ...Read more

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How can I stop or reduce my restless legs?

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How can I stop or reduce my restless legs?

Restless leg: Consult your pcp for diagnosis & treatment. Some meds. Used are lyrica (pregabalin). ...Read more

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How can I relieve swelling of my legs and ankles?

Find: The cause is important. Elevation above the heart help and certainly compression hose. Could be due to hypertension heart problem, circulation in legs, salt intake alcohol and many others. Get checked. ...Read more

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How do I help stop leg cramps.?

How do I help stop leg cramps.?

Review meds, exercis: It depends on what is causing them. Lots of reasons exist for leg cramps, including medications, electrolyte problems, vascular problems, etc. If it is from a cholesterol drug called statins, then sometimes stopping or changing the medicine can help. Other times, over the counter medicines help, like naproxyn or ibuprofen. Coq-10 is a supplement that can help. Exercise may help too! ...Read more

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Can you tell me why when i walk short distances my feet and legs start to hurt?

Can you tell me why when i walk short distances my feet and legs start to hurt?

Support: Could be due to insufficient support of the foot and ankle. Try to put an orthotic in your shoes to provide increased support. ...Read more

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How can I prevent swelling in my ankles and feet?

How can I prevent swelling in my ankles and feet?

Depends on cause: General swelling of the lower extremity can be lessened by wearing support or surgical stockings. Elevation when ever possible also can lessen it. But needs to be evaluated by doc as to the why. Swelling can be caused by problems with your heart, circulation, high blood pressure, diet, kidney or liver trouble to name a few causes. ...Read more

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