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Charley Horse
Charley horse is another name for a muscle spasm. Charley horses can occur in virtually any muscle, but they are most common in the legs. These spasms are marked by extremely uncomfortable muscle contractions. The muscles don’t relax for several seconds or more, and the pain can be severe. Charley horses are generally treatable at home, especially if they are infrequent. However, frequent muscle spasms are often linked to underlying health conditions that need medical treatment. More »
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Cramp - Wikipedia

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Is this topic for you? Nighttime leg cramps are different from another common nighttime leg problem called restless legs syndrome. With restless legs syndrome  ...

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Jul 21, 2015 ... WebMD explains muscle spasms, cramps and charley horses, including symptoms, causes and treatments.

Muscle Cramps: Home Remedies, Treatment & Causes - MedicineNet

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Get information on muscle cramps (charley horses), including leg cramps, causes (vitamin deficiency, drugs, lactic acid, dehydration, low calcium, potassium or ...

How to Stop Leg Muscle Cramps - Healthline

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Jul 7, 2015 ... Cramps can be a real nightmare, especially when they wake you at night. Leg cramps most commonly hit your calves and hamstrings, though ...

Leg Cramps: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments - Medical News ...

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Symptoms and causes - Muscle cramp - Mayo Clinic

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Feb 16, 2016 ... Most muscle cramps develop in the leg muscles, particularly in the calf. Besides the sudden, sharp pain, you might also feel or see a hard lump ...

Overview - Muscle cramp - Mayo Clinic

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Feb 16, 2016 ... A muscle cramp is a sudden and involuntary contraction of one or more of your muscles. If you've ever been awakened in the night or stopped ...

Muscle Cramps - MedlinePlus

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Jul 13, 2016 ... Have you ever had sudden, painful cramps in a muscle? These muscle spasms ( also called charley horse) are very common. Learn how to ...