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What is the cause of cramps in legs at night?I do not smoke. Is it true that banana reduces cramps? Or what can I take?

What is the cause of cramps in legs at night?I do not smoke. Is it true that banana reduces cramps? Or what can I take?

Try bananas: It is thought that leg spasms may be from low potassium. Bananas are a good source of potassium. You can also drink orange juice. Realistically unless you see a doctor during the spasm it is hard to know exactly the cause. It is simple though to eat a banana and see if it helps. Those cramps do hurt though don't they? ...Read more

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What are the cramps? What are the causes of cramps in muscles? How can I treat it?

What are the cramps? What are the causes of cramps in muscles? How can I treat it?

Nutrients: 20's male with recurrent muscle cramps first needs a medical evaluation to rule out a metabolic disorder. Adequate calcium and magnesium intake are to be considered. If exercise regimen is being initiated then go low and slow. Hot tub bathing and massage might help. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cramps 3 days before my periods can this be pregnancy?

What are the causes of cramps 3 days before my periods can this be pregnancy?

It would be: More likely to be premenstrual cramping or it could be from GI origin. ...Read more

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What could be causing leg cramps / anxiety?

What could be causing leg cramps / anxiety?

Leg cramps: Could be restless legs syndrome or electrolyte imbalance or induced by substances. Best to get medical clearance first by your pcp. ...Read more

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I am having cramps that feel like period cramps. Had sex for first time in years 2 days ago. What could be causing the cramps?

I am having cramps that feel like period cramps. Had sex for first time in years 2 days ago. What could be causing the cramps?

Any medications?: are you taking oral contraceptives? in the case that you did achieve orgasm it stimulates the uterus into contractions and sometimes accelerate the menstrual cycle ...Read more

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My period was 9 days late, it lasted 6 days. Now mild cramping, week after period. What can be causing the cramps?

My period was 9 days late,  it lasted 6 days. Now mild cramping,  week after period.  What can be causing the cramps?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be causing stomach cramps? I already know for sure i'm not pregnant.

What could be causing stomach cramps? I already know for sure i'm not pregnant.

Variety of things: A lot things can cause cramps. Periods cramps, or even pms cramps just before your cycle. Bladder spasms. Gas pains. Constipation. ...Read more

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