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Suggest treatment for persistent leg cramps

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Posted on Fri, 8 May 2015
Question: What is cause and treatment for leg cramps
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Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho (45 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Below possible causes of muscle cramps.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.

Common causes of muscle cramps include
overuse of a muscle, dehydration, muscle strain or simply holding a position for a prolonged period of time, low potassium, calcium or magnesium in your blood and diet.

Treatment includes muscle stretching exercises, good hydration, rich fruits diet, and in some cases muscle relaxer drugs.

You should discuss with your Doctor about scheduled exercises and blood levels of electrolytes measurement.

Hope this answers your question. If you have additional questions or follow up questions then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your questions.
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Suggest treatment for persistent leg cramps

Brief Answer: Below possible causes of muscle cramps. Detailed Answer: Hi, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. Common causes of muscle cramps include overuse of a muscle, dehydration, muscle strain or simply holding a position for a prolonged period of time, low potassium, calcium or magnesium in your blood and diet. Treatment includes muscle stretching exercises, good hydration, rich fruits diet, and in some cases muscle relaxer drugs. You should discuss with your Doctor about scheduled exercises and blood levels of electrolytes measurement. Hope this answers your question. If you have additional questions or follow up questions then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your questions.