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What supplement and dosage will resolve night time leg muscle cramps?

What supplement and dosage will resolve night time leg muscle cramps?

Leg cramps: i would make sure you drink alot of flulds. Gatorade is a great source of electrolytes and fluid. more concerns if you are on a fluid pill that could deplete your potassium or magnesium. for some reason quinine helps pts--u may find some otc pills --if not try a night time dose of tonic water with a lime or lemon ...Read more

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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


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About every night I get muscle cramps in my legs and feet sometimes my toes curl under and Im a debetic?

About every night I get muscle cramps in my legs and feet sometimes my toes curl under and Im a debetic?

Spine vs Diabetes: Could be related to your spine such as spinal stenosis or herniated disk. It also could be diabetic neuropathy. I would suggest if it is bothering you see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Okay- I have been sick about 6 times this winter- night sweats and chills, muscle cramps and tiredness. It comes and goes. Sound familiar ?

Okay- I have been sick about 6 times this winter- night sweats and chills, muscle cramps and tiredness. It comes and goes. Sound familiar ?

Maybe: At 46 you are probably perimenopausal and some of your symptoms could be from that. Also, you live in maine and will be vitamin d deficient unless you take 2000-5000 iu daily and vitamin d deficiency increases your risk of getting the flu and other viral infections. ...Read more

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How to get rid of muscle cramps at night?

How to get rid of muscle cramps at night?

Let me try to help: Muscules cramps at night have many causes, we have to try to find the reason, if we can not her some view tips.Activities that might help prevent night leg cramps include, drinking plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration, wearing shoes that have proper support, stretching your leg muscles, or riding a stationary bicycle, for a few minutes before you go to bed.Good luck thanks. ...Read more

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I have muscle cramps at night in the calf and it is extremely painful. Is there any way to treat this.

I have muscle cramps at night in the calf and it is extremely painful. Is there any way to treat this.

Yes: First, see your physician for a thorough history and physical examination. If other diagnoses have been ruled out( blood clots, gastroc muscle strains, etc.) than certain medications can be very helpful.Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Past few days waking up with bad muscle cramps in the armpit and Brest area. Pain continues throughout the day only not as severe. Quite bad at night?

Muscle cramp causes: Muscle cramps can be caused by many things - overuse/increased activity, muscle strain, being low on fluids, being low on electrolytes like potassium, calcium or magnesium. It is common for cramps to happen at night and those muscles to be sore the next day. If things like resting those muscles, heat, stretching or drinking more fluids don't help an examination can evaluate for local problems ...Read more

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I sleep 13 hours at night, drink a lot of water, eat very little (1 meal a day) and I'm never hungry and I get muscle cramps a lot. What is wrong?

I sleep 13 hours at night, drink a lot of water, eat very little (1 meal a day) and I'm never hungry and I get muscle cramps a lot. What is wrong?

Muscle cramps: can occur for many reasons. Check your electrolytes ( sodium and potassium ) as you may be over diluting your blood serum ( and intersticial fluids) with excessive water intake ( this is why sports drinks were invented) ...Read more

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How can I prevent post-exercise muscle cramps in my legs at night?

How can I prevent post-exercise muscle cramps in my legs at night?

Muscle cramps: Always warm up before exercising. Also do tip-toe exercises or massage your calves. Get good hydration during and after exercise ( gatorade or alike). Try tonic water or magnesium supplements. ...Read more

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I drink plenty of water but I have severe muscle cramps in my legs every night. Why?

You might have: Restless leg syndrome, a neurological disease. Also cholesterol meds can cause leg cramping your thyroid and some electrolytes could be checked as well finally your footwear and standing a lot may be the problem. ...Read more

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Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (Definition)

A muscle cramp is a sudden and involuntary contract of one's muscle(s). Such cramps are usually harmless, and may result from certain medications or from long periods of exercise. ...Read more