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How Do I Choose the Best treatment for leg cramps?

A: leg cramps occur at some point in just about all people, and they can usually be treated fairly simply and quickly. The best treatment for leg cramps will address the cause of the cramp, which may be due to a lack of conditioning of the muscles, dehydration, overuse of muscles, or prolonged inactivity. Drinking plenty of water before, during, and after physical activity can be one treatment for leg cramps and can prevent leg


I am having a lot of leg cramps and stiffness in my hands. I take care of a cerberal palsy patient who weighs 65 pounds and Im 51.I had a broken right foot couple of months ago.Pl help

A: treatment for leg cramps and hand stiffness- 1. Take 1 tsp of cinnamon powder with 1 tsp honey in 1/2 cup of warm water daily in the morning on an empty stomach and exactly after 12 hours in the evening daily. 2. Take a homeopathic remedy called Cuprum met 30 5 pills once daily for 5 days. Then wait for 10 days without any medicine. Continue with the cinnamon powder remedy as mentioned above. 3. After 10 days take another homeopathic remedy called Rhus tox 30 5 pills once daily for 15 days. Note the changes. 4. Consume 500 gms of bottle gourd juice every day....

What are natural treatments for leg cramps?

A: Although painful, occasional muscle cramping is usually not considered serious enough to warrant a doctor''s visit. It can be treated at home with stretching and the application of cold packs to the affected muscles. However, if the cramps are unbearable and are occurring repeatedly, you may need to see a doctor. A doctor can determine if there is a medical condition behind the cramping and can prescribe medication, if necessary....


What is the best treatment for leg cramps in a 2-year-old girl?

A: A common cause of nighttime leg pain in children is flat feet. The leg muscles are strained during the day because of the flat arch and that produces muscles spasms when the legs are relaxed. Getting shoes with a small arch support may offer some relief. According to pediatricians, the occurrence of...


the cause of leg cramps

A: leg cramps nightly could be caused by restless leg syndrome or RLS. Especially if the cramps keep him from getting a good night''s sleep and make him feel like he has to constantly move his legs around just to get comfortable. This website has lots of information about RLS including symptoms and treatments: http://www.rls.org/NETCOMMUNITY/Page.aspx?&pid=471&srci... of course, RLS may not be the problem. The cramps could also be caused by muscle problems, by electolyte imbalance, by some type of connective tissue disorder, or even by...


ddoes Flomax increase the possibility of leg cramps

A: Hi Joe,   Thank you for your question! I am not familiar with leg cramps being a side effect of Flomax. However, every medication affects different people in different ways. If you find that the leg cramps don''t go away, or become intolerable, I would recommend talking to your doctor about switching your mediation. There are several other medications available for the treatment of incontinence that you could try.   Best of luck, Casey...

leg cramps at night, please help.

A: treatment for leg cramps- 1. Dip your legs in a bucket of hot water; let the water level remain just above your ankles. After keeping in it for 5 seconds remove and dip in another bucket with ice cold water. Do this fermentation process for 3-4 minutes just before going to bed. 2. Drink 1/2 a kg of bottle gourd juice every morning on an empty stomach. Mix 1/2 tsp of cinnamon powder in it. 3. Take a homeopathic remedy called hus tox 30, 5 pills once at bed time daily for 10 days. 4. Follow up with a bio chemic remedy called Mag phos 3x, 5 tablets 3 times daily for 2 months....

What Is the Best treatment for leg Pain and cramps?

A: leg pain and cramps are fairly common and usually are not serious, but they typically are not enjoyable, either. The best treatment for leg pain and cramps involves massage, heat therapy and pain-relieving medication as well as exercises to reduce the chances of recurrence. One usually can treat himself or herself for leg pain and cramps, but persistent instances of these conditions might require a visit to a doctor. Many people have had the experience of waking up in the middle of the night with excruciating calf...


What can I do to prevent toe and leg cramps?

A: leg and toe cramps most commonly occur during the night time and can surprise any sleeping person who finds himself awakening to an excruciatingly painful muscle spasm with tightening of his calf, foot, or thigh muscles. These types of leg cramps, which can last anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes, may be caused from an overuse of the muscles involved, dehydration, incorrect sleep positions (with legs placed at awkward angles or positions), or may be a side effect of certain drugs taken. Unfortunately, there is no one clear-cut answer as to what precisely...


Should I Take Quinine for leg cramps?

A: Quinine is a medication that is formulated to treat a potentially life-threatening medical condition known as malaria. This medication has also been used for several years to treat painful leg cramps, particularly those that occur at night. The use of quinine for leg cramps is known as an off-label usage because quinine is not formulated to specifically treat leg cramps. There have been many reports of negative side effects stemming from the use of quinine for leg cramps, ranging from relatively...

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