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Why do my legs ache at night?

Why do my legs ache at night?

See below : 1. Potassium, magnesium, minerals , vitamin deficiency. 2. Caffeine & alcohol. 3. Drug side effect like antidepressants, cholestrol drugs and others. 4.Lack of exercise. 5. Constipation/irregular bowel movement. 6. Poor dietary habits. 7. Sleep disorders like sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome. 8. Lack of adequate good sleep. 9. High stress level 10.Back pain. See if any applies. ...Read more

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Why do my legs cramp at night?

Why do my legs cramp at night?

Leg cramping: leg cramps can reflect a relative salt deficiency, or potassium deficiency, or calcium deficiency, or magnesium deficiency; extreme over use of muscles can result in nocturnal cramps too; it is unlikely you have a circulatory problem - try a bit more of the above minerals - natural sources are best. ...Read more

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Why do my legs tingle at night?

Why do my legs tingle at night?

Rls: Restless leg syndrome (rls) is a possibility. It is a clinical diagnosis. Based on complaints of funny feeling in legs. It is worse at night and relieved by activity. Other causes of tingling at night can be neuropathy, vascular insufficiency, nocturnal cramps to name a few. ...Read more

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Why do my legs swell and hurt at night?

Why do my legs swell and hurt at night?

Legs swell at night: you are almost certainly eating more salt than your body can get rid of. Go to wikipedia and then get back with us. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more

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At night when im sleeping why do my hips hurt?

At night when im sleeping why do my hips hurt?

Possible Bursitis: Without knowing exactly at where you pain is located - it is impossible to suggest a reason. But if laying on your hip, that is, on your right side cause right hip pain, and laying on your left side cause left hip pain, then you may trochanteric bursitis of both hips. ...Read more

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Why do my knees and feet hurt more at night?

Why do my knees and feet hurt more at night?

Night pain: If you work on your feet most of the day and or have to carry a lot it could be that but gravity will pool fluid to the lower limbs and cause discomfort. ...Read more

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Why do my feet itch at night?

Why do my feet itch at night?

Itching: There can be several reasons. See your podiatrist for assistance. ...Read more

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Why do my arms ache when i sleep?

Why do my arms ache when i sleep?

Pinched nerve: Cervical disc disease possible positional agraveter. Should see physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why are my legs cramping up so bad at night?

Why are my legs cramping up so bad at night?

Muscle irritation: Prolonged standing, excessive exercise, venous insufficiency, electrolyte abnormality(low potassium low calcium, low magnesium) contribute to leg cramping. Try visiting www.Phlebology.Org and see a phlebologist in your zip code area who can evaluate your legs and help you. ...Read more

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Why do I get belly ache at night?

Why do I get belly ache at night?

Could be acid reflux: Try an otc antacid in the evening to see if this helps with your symptoms or not. ...Read more

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Why do my feet feel sore and swollen at night?

Why do my feet feel sore and swollen at night?

Varicose veins?: If you have veins that you can see in your legs, think about seeing a phlebologist (vein specialist). If you don't see any veins, you could try wearing compression stockings during the day. If that helps, i would still see a phlebologist. If no veins and stockings don't help, a visit to a podiatrist might be in order. Seeing your primary care doctor before anyone else is never a bad idea. ...Read more

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Why do I have bad pain in my left leg every night at rest ?

Why do I have bad pain in my left leg every night at rest ?

Back or circulation : There are multiple causes for your leg pain. Could be wear and tear from increased activity, circulation problems like a blood clot or even a lumbar disk herniation. There are other reasons as well so speak to your doctor and good luck. ...Read more

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Why does my tongue tingle at night also why do I feel am eary cold sensation throughout my body sometimes at night before falling asleep?

Why does my tongue tingle at night also why do I feel am eary cold sensation throughout my body sometimes at night before falling asleep?

Normal: This is part of the body relaxing just before sleep. So don't be too concerned about this normal process. But if you have other things going on you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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At night I wake up to my hips hurting what causes this?

At night I wake up to my hips hurting what causes this?

See your doctor.: Hip ache at night time could be many things. First, make sure you're not always laying on the same side and compressing a nerve. Are you stiff or your shoulders hurt too? Then consider things like polymyalgia rheumatica. Sometimes, night pain in bones can mean something more serious like malignancy (especially if only on one side). Bottom line, if not going away, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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My legs hurt at night when im sleeping and when im just laying down. What do you recommend?

My legs hurt at night when im sleeping and when im just laying down. What do you recommend?

Checkup why: Rest, ice, compression, elevation, exercise! get fitted for prescription support stockings. Graduated medical stockings made in wonderful different fabrics and colors for men and women until you can get your venous insufficiency fixed by a phlebologist, vein specialist: www.Phlebolgy.Org put in zip code to find doctor. When you have any break at work lay down and elevate feet above level of heart. ...Read more

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Why do my hands and feet itch at night?

Why do my hands and feet itch at night?

Itchy hextremities: Can be caused for the following reasons: 1) diabetes, 2) eczema, 3) seasonal allergies or 4) vascuar problems. If you try otc zyrtec (cetirizine) or Hydrocortisone creams without relief, then make an appointment with an immunologist or your pcp to have your blood checked for type 2 diabetes. If that is normal, then you may need to see a vascular/cardiologist to assess your bloodflow. Don't delay! ...Read more

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My legs are always hurting. Keep me up at night. They ache, throb, I've no reason why. ?

My legs are always hurting. Keep me up at night. They ache, throb, I've no reason why. ?

See your doctor: Pain in legs can have many causes, pad being one of the reasons. There are also nutritional causes, rls, etc. Best to see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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