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what causes muscles spasm & leg cramps?

A: Hello, Muscle spasms and cramps in the calf are commonly caused due to lack of calcium in the blood. Youshould take calcium supplements and drink plenty of milk. Also you should test your blood for calcium levelsand consult a physician for complete evaluation....
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what causes leg cramps and which are some of the natural remedies for leg cramps?

A: If you are faced with the problem of cramping legs, the first thing you need to do is increase your water intake. Sometimes, when muscles are exercised and there is a paucity of water in the body, they will tend to cramp in protest. So make sure that you drink plenty of water to begin with. Remember that water is your best bet. Juice or aerated drinks will not have the same positive results that water will have on the good health of your muscles. In a hurry to get to the game, athletes also sometimes neglect to do a proper warm up. This is important because it is a preparation of the body to get ready for exercise. You need to loosen up normally stiff muscles by stretching them and exercising them mildly before you run out for football practice. It is also...
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what causes leg cramps?

A: leg cramps are muscle spasms anywhere in the leg. They usually occur at night and can result in sudden, painful spasms. If you are frequently bothered by leg cramps, check with your doctor to rule out medical conditions that may be causing the problem. Many different factors can promote cramping, including low blood levels of calcium, magnesium, or vitamin E. Circulation disorders, anemia (a low level of blood cells), and improper functioning of the thyroid gland can also cause leg cramps. Other causes include dehydration, heat stroke, inactivity, and strenuous exercise. Cramps can also occur for no apparent reason. Here are a few tips that may help prevent

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what cause muscle spasms, and are they noxious?

A: MUscles are pressing against adipose tissue (fat) and this surrounded by turn presses on the muscle called the diaphram. This control inhalation of lungs- Reduce the number and start slow- your body requests to work out the kinks it is not use to. Some spasms are due to lactic sour building up due to anaerobic metabolism related to glucose usage- I do not think this is your problem- As all right, dehydration can lead to potassium level declining which could organize to increased spasm response- I do not think this is ur problem- but try potassium surrounded by gatorade and bananas to rule this out- its do to a lack of sodium and river try adding more to your diet. no serious impair done by them though just really uncomfortable.I don''t know if those are spasms. My dad had a through...


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what causes leg cramps at night? and how can I get rid of them? (I am not pregna

A: leg cramps, or muscle spasms at night, are nearly always relieved by large doses of magnesium. The Mg is a muscle relaxant, and often the spasms indicate a deficiency of certain elctrolytes, most of which are easily replaced with food in a regular diet. All but magnesium. Even if you are not deficient, the natural relaxation provided by that mineral is usually all that is required for the condition. It's best taken in it's citrate or chelate (Key-late) form, and with calcium. You can't overdose on the mineral, and it's safe for any age. http://www.digitalnaturopath.com/cond/c4... http://www.mothernature.com/library/book... http://thyroid.about.com/b/a/172897.htm... Perscription and over the counter drugs can also deprive you of minerals, as can...
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what causes leg/arm muscle spasms?

A: This question doesn''t mention anything about incontinence - is it categorized incorrectly, or are you also experiencing some kind of leakage?...
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what Is The Cause Of leg spasms?

A: There can be many causes of leg spasms, including muscle fatigue, a calcium or magnesium deficiency or dehydration. Gentle stretching of the affected muscle can relieve simple leg spasms. Mineral or electrolyte supplementation can relieve more severe spasms, but your doctor should be consulted first. More serious disorders, such as narrowing of the arteries or diabetes can also cause spasms. leg spasms are caused by numerous reasons. Some are due to involuntary contraction of muscles. Other may be due to nutritional deficiency and/or nervous system related issues. Improved diet may well correct symptoms, however, it symptoms are continuous and/or painful advice should come from a physician....


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what Is The Cause Of leg spasms?

A: There can be many causes of leg spasms, including muscle fatigue, a calcium or magnesium deficiency or dehydration. Gentle stretching of the affected muscle can relieve simple leg spasms. Mineral or electrolyte supplementation can relieve more severe spasms, but your doctor should be consulted first. More serious disorders, such as narrowing of the arteries or diabetes can also cause spasms. leg spasms are caused by numerous reasons. Some are due to involuntary contraction of muscles. Other may be due to nutritional deficiency and/or nervous system related issues. Improved diet may well correct symptoms, however, it symptoms are continuous and/or painful advice should come from a physician....


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what causes Pain When Sleeping?

A: A person may experience pain when sleeping for a variety of reasons, including sleeping on a mattress that does not provide proper support or using a pillow that doesn`t support the head and neck properly. Side sleepers may also experience shoulder or arm pain without proper support and spine alignment. In some cases, medical conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and shoulder tendinitis also may cause pain when sleeping.. When an individual feels stiffness or joint pain while sleeping or upon awakening in the morning, he might not associate this with his mattress or pillow. In many cases, however, a mattress that sags or a pillow that doesn`t provide proper support can cause aches and pains. While there are other causes of pain when sleeping, replacing a worn or...


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what Can I Do For Canine leg spasms?

A: First, make a trip to the vet to be sure there isn''t a serious health problem involved. Your dog may be cold and shivering, if so, get a blanket. Or the dog may be dehydrated and having trouble with muscle cramps. Be sure the dog is getting plenty of water and quality food. If the dog gets lots of exercise and is just tired, try giving it a massage on its legs and see if that works. You can try massaging the leg, use over the counter joint cream or you can look up common physical therapy exercises for broken or injured legs. Make sure your dog is eating a healthy diet. Muscle spasms can be caused by a lack of potassium. Physiologically, potassium ions act as regulators of muscle control. A deficiency of potassium...


 
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