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www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/tc/nighttime-leg-cramps-topic-overview

Nighttime (or nocturnal) leg cramps are usually sudden spasms,or tightening,of ... for a long time, or putting your legs in awkward positions while you sleep.

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/nocturnal-leg-cramps

Nocturnal leg cramps are pains that occur in the legs during the night. They usually cause awakenings from sleep, but they may also occur while awake at night ...

www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/night-leg-cramps/basics/definition/sym-20050813

Aug 13, 2005 ... Night leg cramps, also called nocturnal leg cramps, are painful, involuntary contractions or spasms of muscles in your legs, usually occurring ...

www.healthline.com/health/pain-relief/how-to-stop-leg-muscle-cramps

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 ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/180160.php

Dec 10, 2015 ... Leg cramps, also known as night leg cramps, especially calf-muscle cramps, are fairly common. Some people experience cramps in the ...

www.everydayhealth.com/pain-management/what-causes-leg-cramps-and-how-can-you-stop-them.aspx

Aug 1, 2013 ... Leg cramps - also know as night cramps or Charley Horse - are painful spasms that typically occur in the calf muscles. Leg cramps tend to jolt a ...

www.davidwolfe.com/legs-cramp-at-night-reason-why

Leg cramps that happen during the night usually come in the form of a sudden spasm or tightening of the muscles in the calf, feet, or thighs. They often occur just  ...

www.clinicaladvisor.com/the-waiting-room/treating-nocturnal-leg-cramps/article/416289

May 22, 2015 ... Leg cramps typically occur in the calves or in the feet, although I have ... The cramping may be so severe that it wakes patients from their sleep ...

articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-04-13/lifestyle/sns-201204131600--tms--mayoclnctnmc-a20120413apr13_1_leg-cramps-restless-legs-syndrome-calf-muscles

Apr 13, 2012 ... Night leg cramps are sometimes confused with restless legs syndrome (RLS). With RLS, you feel throbbing, pulling or other unpleasant ...