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what is the cause of cramp in my legs when I'm asleep and how can I prevent it?

A: Your body may have to little salt, so try having more salty foods. u need extra magnesium and zinc in your diet this helps your muscles settle down when in bed also iron this will help ya blood travel better through ya body to help stop cramp. also do warm downs when you do sport. if u want to get rid of it just rub hard the area of your body where it is front and back I used to get bad leg cramps at night and had no idea what to do. A friend told me to try chewing a couple Rolaids every night before bed for a few days. It worked! I still get them every now and then. But I know what to do now. It still works. Try it. It can''t hurt! I have always heard it was from not enough potassium in...


what causes Knee Tightness?

A: One of the most common causes of knee tightness is a condition known as chondromalacia patella or "Runner`s Knee," which arises from errors in the movement of the kneecap. The kneecap can slide off its normal track during movement if supporting muscles such as the quadriceps are too weak to cushion the impact. This greatly increases the risk of knee tightness for individuals involved in highly-strenuous physical activities, as the constant pressure fatigues leg muscles to a great degree. It is also possible to worsen Runner`s Knee through inactivity. Other causes of knee tightness include joint inflammation, muscle cramps, and poor blood...


my husband gets numb and tingling fingers femoral muscle cramps and loss of errection after 5 min what could be the cause

A: Numb and tingling fingers, femoral muscle cramps and loss of erection are very serious symptoms that could be any number of conditions that should be addressed and evaluated by a doctor for a correct diagnosis. Men''s health issues, conditions and awareness videos... -------------------------------------------------------------------------------  ...

what causes common menstrual cramps?

A: Menstrual cramps are caused by contractions in the uterus (which is a muscle). The uterus, the hollow, pear-shaped organ where a baby grows, contracts throughout a woman''s menstrual cycle. During menstruation, the uterus contracts more strongly. If the uterus contracts too strongly, it can press against nearby blood vessels, cutting off the supply of oxygen to the muscle tissue of the uterus. Pain results when part of the muscle briefly loses its supply of oxygen....


what causes Legs To Ache?

A: Leg pain may be because of several reasons.It may be because of cramp, muscle pain, knee problem, post pregnancy, obesity.cramps are generally because of muscle fatigue, lack of Potassium in our body, fluid shifts, Vigorous activity lack of proper muscle stretching before starting exercises or poor flexibility To resolve muscle cramp,we need to do a bit of stretching, massage that particular part. frequently. To resolve post pregnancy leg pain, we need to take hot bath and keeping a check on posture, exercises etc.Also include some stretching exercises to improve flexibility. Hi Adam, There may be many reasons for leg ache lik: 1. Fracture 2. Tendinitis 3. Cramp...


what causes Twitching Fingers?

A: Twitching fingers can occur secondary to benign muscle spasms, dietary deficiencies, or electrolyte imbalance. Involuntary twitching might also be a symptom of nerve injury or a more serious central nervous system disorder. Numbness or tingling sometimes accompany the twitching. Affected individuals may seek a definitive diagnosis when the twitching increases in severity, progresses beyond the fingers, or is accompanied by pain.. A relatively harmless condition known as benign fasciculation syndrome might begin with twitching fingers, involuntary muscle spasms of the eyelids, limbs, or tongue. The spasms may occur intermittently or continuously and generally cease upon purposeful movement of the affected area. A positive diagnosis typically...


what causes Thumb Twitching?

A: muscle twitching is the presence of uncontrollable muscle contractions that might be temporary or chronic. When this occurs in the thumb, it can be referred to as thumb twitching, and it might occur for a variety of reasons, including overuse of the muscle from playing video games or texting, nutritional deficiencies, carpal tunnel syndrome or restricted blood flow. Other causes might include neurological disorders, side effects from prescription drugs, anxiety or a chronic state of tension. muscle contractions are very common, and most cases of thumb twitching are benign, but chronic thumb twitching might indicate a serious condition.. Repetitive motion injury is a...


what causes Abdominal Swelling?

A: Abdominal swelling occurs when the area between the ribcage and the pelvis is swollen and hard. There are five main causes for this type of swelling: digestive disorder, food allergies, severe hunger, indigestion, and hormone fluctuations. The severity and duration of the swelling are good indicators of the root cause. The abdomen holds all the digestive organs in the body. These organs are designed to expand and contract as needed and the abdominal wall muscles move outwards to accommodate this movement. Swelling in the abdomen is also commonly called bloating. These terms cover the same basic symptom, physical discomfort due to expanding digestive organs. Digestive disorders and diseases cause difficulty with the breakdown and absorption...

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...


what causes Knots On The Top Of Your Foot?

A: Knots on the top of feet are usually caused by some sort of blunt force trauma and will resolve themselves in time. Shoes like high heels that hold feet at awkward angles can also cause knots. Knots on the top of your foot can range from the benign to serious conditions. Most are benign and are caused by lipomas, calcifications of muscles or tendons, bone spurs, or areas of collagen growth. More rarely can these be associated with cancer. Worrisome knots require a physician''s workup. These knots or raised areas can be bone or fat deposits caused from shoes or infection. Another reason can be from having laces or shoes that are too tight resting on your feet. Knots on the top of your foot could be bunions, certain kinds of arthritis makes knots, or just where you...

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