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Does Drinking pickle juice help with leg cramps

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Pickle juice is loaded with salt, salt helps you retain water, when you pee, you lose potassium, low potassium can cause painful leg cramps. Taking Potassium supplements is much better for you than pickle juice, sodium can cause your blood pressure to rise to a dangerous level, and make you retain water. But care must also be taken with potassium, potassium that is too high can interfere with the hearts electrical signals. A banana has little potassium and you must eat quite a few to have a noticeable effect.
I had very painful leg cramps every night caused by low potassium due to Congestive heart failure. The only thing that helped was potassium.

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No, but bananas do and right away. I play basketball so yeaa I get them

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Yes

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miramar

Now why would you think that ?

I think I saw it on a cartoon once years ago.

Nope, pickle juice is just water, vinegar and spices. Nothing there will cure leg cramps.

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Pickle juice contains salt, calcium chloride and vinegar. The basic ingredients are similar to what you would find in isotonic drinks. Where pickle juice has acetic acid, isotonic drinks contain citric acid, like the sports drink featuring the name gator and power in it.
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miramar
That may be, but they would have to drink large amounts of pickle juice if that was the case to have any effect, and the cost of buying the pickles- tossing the pickles and drinking jars of the remaining juice makes no sense at all.
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miramar...couldn't we eat the pickles too?? Please! :)
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Haha I eat the pickles but good thought. A little bit of pickle juice actually works for me. I have EDS (joints dislocate daily) and suffer big time cramps from it. The green juice works wonders lol!
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Also there is a company that makes a pickle juice drink for this reason. A lot of athletes use it during marathons or sporting events. I guess someone else was disturbed by all the pickle waste lol
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I doubt it. Bananas are great for it due to the potassium. Potatoes are good too but bananas are better.

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Absolutely works for me. I have a genetic condition that causes my joints to dislocate so I experience a lot of cramping. Pickle juice always worked for me. There are many foods that work...try googling it.

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