Heat cramps

What is Heat cramps?

Heat cramps are painful, involuntary muscle spasms that usually occur during heavy exercise in hot environments. The spasms may be more intense and more prolonged than are typical night time leg cramps. Inadequate fluid intake often contributes to heat cramps.

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Hello, I have a terrible overheating problem.

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Hi,
Thanks for your query.

Overheating is a serious problem. Actually, If you get too hot too fast, your body can't move quick enough to cool...

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I get severe muscle cramps in my rib cage. I can feel the muscle move and I can hardly stand it!!!! I take vitamins, gatoraide, and drink water....

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HI, I DiD review your problem
Your muscle cramps can be due to multiple reasons. I would advice you to get evaluated by a neurologist for any...

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I get severe muscle cramps in my rib cage. I can feel the muscle move and I can hardly stand it!!!! I take vitamins, gatoraide, and drink water....

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My Son has been outside all day today in the hot tempertaures and swetted a lot today. He is at home now and says his hands are shaking and he is...

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I have been instructing fitness classes for almost 3 years. for the first time ever, I became very absent-minded, lightheaded and dizzy from the...

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I ve had a few nights where I wake up with leg cramps. Last night my inner thigh cramped and woke me up. One of the most painful cramps I ve had. I...

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I have been waking up in the middle of the night with muscle spasms in my left leg. However, they are not in the typical gastroc muscle. The...

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I am at my wits end with restless legs and really bad cramp waking me 2-3 times a night. I take clonazapan but this is not working any more. My GP...

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I wake up with a real harsh cramp in my left arm and cant move it for a while. Right now I feel a little cramp at the lower parts of my legs and...

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