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Posted on Thu, 3 Aug 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: Have muscle fluttering in myself leg started last night there isn't any pain I have been working out side in the heat.
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Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Management of heat spasms

Detailed Answer:
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Muscle twitching is due to the electrolyte loss and dehydration associated with sweating when working in hot conditions.

Drink plenty of fluids and stay hydrated. You can drink electrolyte-containing sports drinks like Gatorade to help relieve the twitching.

Stay in cool temperature if possible.

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Dr.Lekshmi
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