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How can I prevent my legs from cramping?
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Dr. Ruth Crystal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ruth Crystal
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Exercise
Make sure you are not dehydrated and exercise everyday.

In brief: Exercise
Make sure you are not dehydrated and exercise everyday.
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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