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Muscle Cramps

How to Get Rid of Feet & Leg Cramps

Cramps are involuntary contractions, or spasms, of a single muscle or group of muscles. Feet and leg cramps occur most commonly du...

What Are the Causes of Leg & Foot Cramps?

Cramps in the legs and feet can cause moderately painful reactions that may last a few minutes or longer. Muscle cramps occur when...

How to Relieve Neck & Shoulder Tension

How to Relieve Neck and Shoulder Tension. Neck and shoulder muscles often carry a lot of tension. This tension is a recurring or p...

Leg Cramps and Electrolyte Imbalance

Electrolytes are charged particles found in body fluids that form when salts dissolve in water or fluids. Electrolytes transmit el...

How to Stop Leg Cramps With Bananas

Leg cramps, also called charley horses, are involuntary muscle spasms that typically occur suddenly and for no apparent reason. Th...

Leg, Arm & Back Cramps in Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a wonderful time in a woman’s life. However, being pregnant also means that your body will undergo some dra...

Difference Between a Pulled Muscle & a Cramp

Muscle pain can stop you in your tracks. But is it a cramp or a pulled muscle that's bothering you? Though the terms are often use...

Cramps in the Calf Muscle While Bicycling

The exact cause of calf muscle cramps is still not certain, but several factors appear to trigger cramping. For example, if you're...

Should You Take Calcium or Potassium for Leg Cramps?

A leg cramp, or charley horse, occurs when a leg muscle suddenly tightens, causing pain that at times can be severe. Lack of eithe...

How to Loosen Contracted Muscles

Muscles contract when being used and will relax or loosen when not in use. However, your muscle may sometimes stay tight or sudden...
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