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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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I am active and 44yrs old but have been having leg and feet cramps. How can I help to stop it.?

I am active and 44yrs old but have been having leg and feet cramps. How can I help to stop it.?

Few things : That are common treatments for cramps: make sure well hydrated, magnesium supplements can help and or make sure potassium levels are good. You can try eating a banana or two. If no improvement from the above, i would see my internist. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can cause severe leg and feet cramps on a regular bases?

Please tell me what can cause severe leg and feet cramps on a regular bases?

When does it occur?: If while walking, could be a problem with circulation or a arterial blockage.May also be from dehydration. If at night in bed, may be attributed to low potassium and/or magnesium. See your physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I get leg and feet cramps at night that makes them acke all day and feel like it will happen at any minute. Ive had a sore neck & shoulder blades too?

I get leg and feet cramps at night that makes them acke all day and feel like it will happen at any minute. Ive had a sore neck & shoulder blades too?

Be seen : You may need to be seen for an accurate diagnosis which can include multiple possibilities from metabolic and electrolyte abnormalities, to vascular problems, to even spinal cord compression in the neck. A detailed exam and appropriate studies will likely determine the cause and then specific treatment options. ...Read more

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What can cause leg and foot cramps?

What can cause leg and foot cramps?

Vessels and nerves: If there is intermittent circulation going to a muscle, it is not going to be "fed" properly and the efficiency in the muscle function may be compromised. Twitching is plausible and can result in cramping. Talk to your PCP and a consult with a vascular specialist may be needed, especially if you have other medical history, like diabetes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of leg and foot cramps in the middle of the night?

Foot cramps: Leg and foot cramps can be caused by many different things such as low potassium to nerve problems to circulation problems. You need some blood work and possible doppler to check for circulation problems unless you already suffer from systemic issues you have not disclosed. ...Read more

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Can shallow breathing at night cause leg and foot cramps at night?

Can shallow breathing at night cause leg and foot cramps at night?

Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea, which is shallow breathing, alternating with awakening and gasping for air, can be associated with conditions such as restless leg syndrome. People with sleep apnea often have risk factors for diseases of the arteries, like peripheral arterial disease. Either way, you should have a thorough history and physical examination, by your doctor, to get you started on treatment. ...Read more

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