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What do my frequent charley horses mean?
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Dr. Willa Terry
Pediatrics
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In brief: Muscle Cramps
Muscle cramping (charley horse) can be caused by muscle overuse/fatigue and usually responds to stretching and massage.
Frequent muscle cramping may indicate imbalances in the levels of electrolytes (sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium and phosphate) in the blood, or poor circulation.

In brief: Muscle Cramps
Muscle cramping (charley horse) can be caused by muscle overuse/fatigue and usually responds to stretching and massage.
Frequent muscle cramping may indicate imbalances in the levels of electrolytes (sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium and phosphate) in the blood, or poor circulation.
Dr. Willa Terry
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Charley Horses
You may have a magnesium deficiency, ask your doctor to do a mineral/vitamin analysis.
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In brief: Charley Horses
You may have a magnesium deficiency, ask your doctor to do a mineral/vitamin analysis.
Best.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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Dr. Alan Ali
Could be any of the electrolytes. Have that checked.
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