muscle cramps


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Related to muscle cramps: Muscle spasms, Muscle pain, Leg cramps

muscle cramps

spontaneous, spasmodic, sudden and painful contraction of all or part of a muscle; precipitated by muscle fatigue, sudden imposed load/movement, or intramuscular accumulation of metabolites during prolonged or strenuous exercise
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Muscle cramps arise in 33% to 86% of patients on hemodialysis (Canzanello & Burkhart, 1992).
Other treatments are directed toward the underlying cause of the muscle cramps and can include rehydration, electrolyte repletion, hormone treatment and calcium supplementation.
Muscle cramps may have serious consequences for patients who experience them.
Article Inclusion: Abstracts and titles from identified articles were reviewed, and the study was included if there was a prospective clinical trial with effect on muscle cramps as a primary or secondary outcome.
Miller, certified athletic trainer and assistant professor of health, nutrition and exercise science at NDSU, has investigated whether pickle juice affects muscle cramps.
Muscle cramps in the legs that come on with exercise can be a sign of a more serious condisuch tion caused by poor circulation of blood to the legs.
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The other benefits of compression-wear are preventing muscle cramps and helps with blood flow.
More extreme warning signs include headache, heavy sweating, dizziness or fainting, rapid heartbeat, muscle cramps and/or nausea.
CLAIM: Reduces muscle cramps that usually occur at night after over-exertion.