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what causes hand cramps?

A: hand cramps are a common event when the hands are also experiencing muscle spasms. Often very painful, hand cramping can be a sign of a number of different types of diseases, most of which can either be cured or at least managed. In some instances, the root cause for the cramping is nothing more than overworked hands that require some rest in order to allow the muscle tension to subside to normal levels.. People who engage in repetitive hand work are more likely to experience hand cramps from time to time. This includes people who work primarily on computers, typing for most of the workday. In addition, factory workers who use their

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what causes hand cramps?

A: The body is lacking sodium, drink some gator ade every now and than.....the best to you...
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what causes muscle cramps, and is there any way to stop them?

A: Nobody really knows what causes muscle cramps but some researchers believe that they are caused by overexcercise, intense heat,dehydration, or electrolite depletion. You cant really stop them but when they occur stretching the muscle will help. Also stretching before any exercise and plenty of water helps too. staying hydrated and Potassium will help. Bananas are a good source of Potassium. lack of salt or bad circulation always exercise and rub with analgesic cream They are caused by a buildup of lactic acid as a result of not enough oxygen getting to the muscle cells. The cells then need to use alternate methods to make energy, which are less effective and cause lactic acid to be produced. If too much is produced in a short period of...


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what causes Muscle cramps?

A: Muscle cramps are painful spasms of muscles that can occur anywhere in the body. People think mostly of cramps that occur in the legs, sometimes called charley horses, but you can get cramps in your feet, arms, shoulders, hips, hands or back. Muscle cramps are often marked by the body stiffening in the cramped area, and an inability to relax the area for several minutes to sometimes several hours. There are many causes of muscle cramps. You can get them if you have worked out too hard, especially if you donít stretch first. They also can result if youíve used a specific muscle group or muscle, much more often than you normally do. For instance you could get cramps in your arms or fingers after extensive raking of a yard. Kids may...


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what are hand cramps a sign of

A: Hi Sassie, There can be many causes. Would you mind posting a little bit about your history, any other symptoms, and have you been diagnosed with anything? Hopefully then either I or someone with more knowlegde can help you. Take care of you! actually the only thing I have been diagnosed with is Asthma, but I get daily hand cramps and numbness down my arms, and a sore upper back between my shoulders. I don''t work with computers and I don''t do a lot of writing, I aslo do not participate in any sports with a lot of hand arm movement, so I find it wierd that I am getting this. I do crocet and knit but haven''t in a long time. Low potassium if you take Floinef. Florinef can cause a condition...


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what causes hands and fingers to cramp up and immobilize painfully?

A: most likely arthritis. there are water therapy classes, check out the arthritis foundation. focuses on movement of all joints with minimal resistance created by warm water. the water must be 86 degrees. check out pools near you as well. the arthritis instructor could be of some help. a doctors oppinion would be good as well. Answer hmmm... your questions wasn''t specific enough but i get that sometimes. I''ll stretch my legs and straighten them as much as possible then my toes start to cramp up and i cant move them any more.. TEMPORARILY though. for maybe 10-30 seconds and man does it hurt. I''m guessing its your muscle being stretched farther then it is used to or then it can and it starts to stop working to get you to relax. Answer Yeah i would say arthritis, try putting your...
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what causes hand And Leg cramps?

A: They can be cramping from using them lot. You should eat a banana. The potassium will help get rid of the cramps. I tried taking potassium pills but they just didn''t work as well as simply eating the banana....
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what causes a cramp when you rn and how do you prevent it?

A: Either the lack of oxygen or lack of water salt. You can prevent it by stretching properly, and dressing warmly while running in cold weather. If do get a cramp while running, you should stop because you can give yourself an injury, and stretch that part out. The most common places are the calfs and the stomach. For the stomach put your hands behind yourself and lean back a little - relax your stomach. For the calf you should pull your toes towards yourself, no matter how much it hurts thats the only thing that will make the pain stop. '' im a high school varsity runner wikipedia...
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what causes a charlie horse in the calf upon waking up in the morning? How to rid?

A: Many people already have said what may cause it. I will tell you how to deal with it, whenever it happens. Since, you are able to tell when a Charlie horse is about to take place, sit down on your bed immediately, after you feel it is coming. Extend you leg, not bending your knee. Bend your foot with all your might towards the front of your leg, (Not towards your calf) without touching it with your hands. With your closed fist, massage your calf with all your might. You will see immediate results. You probably need to drink more water. lay on your back, with your legs straight, lift or pull your feet up towards your head. or stand up. basically the back of your calf tenses up and you have to stretch it back out. Several people already said...


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what Are Heat cramps?

A: Heat cramps refer to involuntary muscle spasms or cramping sensations that can sometimes occur while engaged in strenuous physical activity in hot weather. Excessive sweating usually accompanies onset, which leads to the body becoming dehydrated. More specifically, the salt and minerals lost through sweat is believed to cause heat cramps directly. Aside from being painful, heat cramps can be a sign of impending heat stroke, so they should not be ignored or their significance minimized. While any set of muscles can be affected, the condition generally targets the muscle groups most often involved in physical labor or exercise. This means that symptoms are most likely to occur in the abdomen, back, arms, and legs. Obviously, common sense and discomfort should encourage the individual to...
 
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