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Pain in the legs while sleeping, What may be the reason for this ?

I am 27 years old. During night time I will have pain in my legs.. What may be the reason for this???
Asked On : Fri, 8 Jan 2010
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
1. rule out diabetes, calcium and salt deficiency, any relation of pain with numbness, burning, positional??
2. doing too much of aerobic exercises or standing/sitting for long hours causes calf muscles to get fatigued, which cannot clear the build up lactic acid, resulting in pain while retiring into bed.
3. if your doctor see no problem of muscle fatigue, it could be circulatory problem, under active thyroid.
4. could be nocturnal cramps.
5. advise of Physiotherapist and Ayurveda Abhyang (leg massage) are also useful clinical procedures.
6. start taking omega 3 fatty acids, and Vit.E long term therapy.
Answered: Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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  Anonymous's Response

it is some thing to do with the less in the potassium levels in the body and not in blood. so blood levels will be normal. try consuming more of bananna and tender coconut to keep the potassium level

Answered: Fri, 8 Jan 2010
Homeopath Dr. Subhash Ponkiya's  Response
welcome to HCM,

Though nighttime leg cramps are common, But most of the time it is not because of illness. Some of the things that may cause leg cramps include:

-Getting too much exercise or overusing the muscles.
-Standing on concrete for a long time, sitting for a long time, or putting your legs in awkward positions while you sleep.
-Not having enough potassium, calcium, and other minerals in your blood.
-Being dehydrated, which means your body has lost too much fluid.
-Taking certain medicines, such as antipsychotics, birth control pills, diuretics, statins, and steroids.
-Having flat feet.
-Having thyroid disease.
try to find out what is suit you. and give me reply by mail.

have a good health
Answered: Thu, 15 Mar 2012
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  User's Response
Hi... Pain in the limbs while sleeping can be due to multiple reasons. The cause could be because of vascular problem, neurological problem..
Answered: Mon, 18 Jan 2010
  User's Response

You need evaluation to see if there is any such problems.
Answered: Mon, 18 Jan 2010
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Presence of such problems can lead to severe complications.
Answered: Mon, 18 Jan 2010
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Hence it is better if the complete evaluation can be done and get the treatment done appropriately..
Answered: Mon, 18 Jan 2010
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