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A cramp is a sudden, involuntary muscle contraction or over-shortening; while generally ... Cramps may occur in a skeletal muscle or smooth muscle. Skeletal muscle cramps may be caused by muscle fatigue or a lack of electrolytes such as low sodium ...

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A muscle cramp is a strong, painful contraction or tightening of a muscle that comes on suddenly and lasts from a few seconds to several minutes. It often occurs ...

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Mar 31, 2017 ... ... without warning. What causes them, and what can you do to relieve them? ... Muscle cramps can also occur as a side effect of some drugs.

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Muscle cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions that occur in various muscles. ... Your body becomes overloaded with toxins if your kidneys can't do their ...

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Get information on muscle cramps (charley horses), including leg cramps, ... Muscle cramps can occur in any muscle; cramps of the leg muscles and feet are ...

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A muscle cramp is an involuntary contraction of a muscle that occurs suddenly ... Do regular flexibility exercises before and after you work out to stretch muscle ...

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Jun 7, 2017 ... Unfamiliar exercise activities can also cause muscle spasms to occur. Abdominal spasms can occur when a person decides to begin working ...

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Dec 10, 2015 ... Leg cramps are sudden, painful involuntary contractions of a leg muscle. ... If you want to prevent leg cramps from occurring, do not over-exert ...

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 ...