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    Old 11-10-2019, 01:41 PM   #1
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    Anything to do for leg cramps.

    I have some leg cramps for awhile already. I don't know what would cause this. Does anyone no what can cause leg cramps for no reason though. I have some anxiety about this. Any advice would be nice.Thanks.

     
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    Old 11-11-2019, 01:25 PM   #2
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    Re: Anything to do for leg cramps.

    Many reasons, are you on birth control?

    If you havent seen your doctor, do so and have blood testing for vitamins d, b, b12, calcium, magnesium.

    Hormonal changes can definitely cause them as well as back issues.

    Are you taking any meds, supplements?

    My MIL used tonic water for her leg cramps when they got too much.

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    Old 11-11-2019, 01:40 PM   #3
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    Re: Anything to do for leg cramps.

    being dehydrated......drink more water!
    low potassium.....eat a banana!
    also soak in the tub with Epsom salts, it's magnesium and it can get into your body from soaking in it.

     
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    Re: Anything to do for leg cramps.

    Leg cramps can be caused by vitamin deficiencies; how is your diet? Add more potassium into it, bananas are a good source. Also dehydration can cause it., how much water do you drink per day? Add double..at least 5 big glasses of water each day.

    You can go see your primary doctor for some blood work and they can help..but leg cramps are very uncomfortable and should be treated if possible.
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    Old 11-12-2019, 05:18 PM   #5
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    Re: Anything to do for leg cramps.

    Pickle juice.

     
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    Old 11-12-2019, 06:43 PM   #6
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    Re: Anything to do for leg cramps.

    Gentle stretching helps with my legs cramps. But I know the reason. It's because I was walking more than usual.

     
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    Old 11-14-2019, 05:46 AM   #7
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    Re: Anything to do for leg cramps.

    Have your partner give you a leg massage. That should help out a bit. Drink lots of fluids, preferably water or Gatorade. Also try to walk for about 10 minutes a day. The walking will help with those leg cramps. Feel better soon

     
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    Old 11-19-2019, 02:25 AM   #8
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    Re: Anything to do for leg cramps.

    to be honest if it is bothering you i would see your GP. It could be so many different things. I would say a lot of good advice, magnesium is a good one to take and potassium levels you could be over drinking water and have low sodium so really i would say see the doctor inmho.

     
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    Old 11-19-2019, 05:10 AM   #9
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    Re: Anything to do for leg cramps.

    Seriously-pickle juice. Pickle juice has become a popular remedy for leg cramps over the years — specifically for the cramps runners and athletes get after a workout. ... One long-standing theory for how pickle juice works is its sodium content. The juice contains salt and vinegar, which may help replenish electrolytes. My serious runner friends swear by it.

     
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    Old 11-23-2019, 09:40 PM   #10
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    Re: Anything to do for leg cramps.

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    I have some leg cramps for awhile already. I don't know what would cause this. Does anyone no what can cause leg cramps for no reason though. I have some anxiety about this. Any advice would be nice.Thanks.
    Leg cramps are usually do to a PH imbalance. The best remedy is 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar mixed with 4 oz of tepid water... then down it like a shot. This will help instantly when you are having acute cramps in legs and feet. You can also take this before bed to prevent cramps during sleep. People recommend pickle juice because of the vinegar, but my suggested recipe is a little more potent. I have also heard that you can rub vinegar directly on your muscles during a cramping episode, but I have never done that.

     
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