What Do Leg Cramps Indicate In An Elderly Indicate During Strenuous Activity?
muscle inflammation or electrolyte disorders can contribute
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Over exertion or increased use of muscles can cause muscle spasms to occur. It can also occur if there is loss or inadequate intake of fluids or electrolytes.
Abnormal levels of sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium can also cause cramps to occur.
Inflammation or irritation of the muscles can also cause this symptom.
You can continue the tonic water with quinine, may need to consider using 1 or 2 sport drinks since these contain electrolytes, in case this is contributing to your symptoms.
You should also consider the use of anti inflammatory medication such as naproxen or ibuprofen for 1 to 3 doses even if there is no pain (if you can use these medications) to help relieve any inflammation that may be present.
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