How To Prevent Nighttime Leg Cramps
Nighttime Leg Cramps
Nighttime leg cramps also called charley horses can be caused by a number of different things such as an electrolyte imbalance, muscle fatigue dehydration, or even some types of medications.
People who are more muscular tend to have more leg cramps, this is most likely because of muscle fatigue and electrolyte imbalance.
Leg Cramp Relief
This natural muscle relaxant works great to relieve nighttime muscle cramps.
Prevent Leg Cramps
To prevent nighttime cramps make sure to stretch your calf muscles several times a day and before bedtime. You might also want to start taking a supplement that contains calcium, magnesium and potassium.
It also helps to reduce your caffeine intake and make sure to drink plenty of fresh water. This is especially important during the hot summer months and after sports when you can quickly become dehydrated.
Quick Relief For Leg Cramps
For quick relief drinking some pickle juice for quick relief from leg cramps.
Sounds a little weird but the electrolytes in the pickle juice works quickly to relieve muscle cramps. I've used this many times myself and it does work for all types of cramps even menstrual cramps.
Otherwise you may find relief by walking off the pain and or applying heat and massage to the cramping muscle.