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Charley Horse: Causes, Risks, and Treatments - Healthline

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Jun 16, 2016 ... 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.

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

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Nighttime (or nocturnal) leg cramps are usually sudden spasms,or tightening,of muscles ... ... occurs in the legs. A muscle cramp is also called a charley horse.

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

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Jul 21, 2015 ... WebMD explains muscle spasms, cramps and charley horses, ... Poor blood circulation in the legs; Overexertion of the calf muscles while ...

Muscle Cramps (Charley Horse) Causes, Treatment & Symptoms

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Dec 12, 2016 ... Muscle cramps are very common and become increasingly frequent with age. The legs, feet, and calf (the classic charley horse) are especially ...

7 Causes and Remedies for Foot Cramps and Charley Horses

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Oct 28, 2015 ... Whether you call it a foot or leg cramp (aka “charley horse”), it's a common, somewhat mysterious pain that happens when a muscle gets ...

What Causes a Charley Horse in Some People? - Mercola.com

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Aug 26, 2016 ... A muscle cramp in your calf muscle, known as a charley horse, may ... causes of leg cramps and the cause should be found by the process of ...

What Causes Leg Cramps and How Can You Treat Them?

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Aug 1, 2013 ... Are leg cramps cramping your style? If so, here are some ways to make that Charlie Horse gallop away.

Overview - Muscle cramp - Mayo Clinic

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Feb 16, 2016 ... ... overview covers causes, treatment, prevention of cramped muscles. ... by a sudden charley horse, you know that muscle cramps can cause severe pain. ... Prevent night leg cramps · Are leg cramps disturbing your sleep?

What causes a charley horse? | One Medical

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May 1, 2015 ... Q: What causes a “charley horse” and how do I prevent one from occurring ... typically occurring in the calf (gastrocnemius), thigh (quadriceps), ...