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Cramp - Wikipedia

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A cramp is a sudden, involuntary muscle contraction or over-shortening; while generally temporary and non-damaging, they can cause mild-to-excruciating pain, ...

Nighttime Leg Cramps: What Causes Muscle Spasms and Late ...

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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  ...

Muscle Cramps, Charley Horse, and Muscle Spasms: Causes and ...

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Jul 21, 2015 ... Almost everyone experiences muscle cramps, which come without warning. What causes them, and what can you do to relieve them?

What Causes Leg Cramps and How Can You Treat Them?

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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 ...

How to Stop Leg Muscle Cramps - Healthline

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Jul 7, 2015 ... Most cases of muscle cramps do not indicate a worrisome underlying condition. People who are 65 and older are at more risk for them. Cramps ...

Symptoms and causes - Muscle cramp - Mayo Clinic

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Feb 16, 2016 ... Muscle cramp — Comprehensive overview covers causes, treatment, ... Most muscle cramps develop in the leg muscles, particularly in the calf. ... Older people lose muscle mass, so the remaining muscle can get overstressed more easily. ... Prevent night leg cramps · Are leg cramps disturbing your sleep?

House Call Doctor : When Should You Worry About Leg Cramps ...

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Oct 7, 2016 ... The cramping of the calves during exertion is something called claudication, which heralds the presence of ... Keep reading to learn more about leg cramps and what to do about them. See Also: How to Get Rid of Leg Cramps ...

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

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Dec 10, 2015 ... Leg cramps, also known as night leg cramps, especially calf-muscle cramps, are ... Supporting your toes when you sleep can help prevent cramps. ... Approximately 40% of people who get leg cramps do so at least three times ...