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Leg Cramps too much Calcium




By Lena Hilltorp

If you are suffering from leg cramps, you may be having more of problem that what you think. There may be a simple reason for your leg cramps. For some people, they may not being getting enough exercise or movement for their body. The leg cramps may be trying to tell them that they are not doing something right for their body.

Leg cramps can be a result of having too much calcium. For some people, they are drinking a lot of milk and eating a lot of dairy. This is usually a good thing and not a problem for most people. However, some things are going on in a person's body that may cause them to have the leg cramps because they are having too much calcium.

Leg cramps or spasms are a painful tightening of the muscles in the leg. Staying in bed for long periods can sometimes cause the muscles in the leg to cramp up. This is something that is very usual and you will have to find a way to deal with the problems. If you are having sudden pain and discomfort in your legs or feet, you should try and find a way to help the situation.

You can most often find a way on your own to take care of the leg cramps due to too much calcium. Changing your position often is a good way to take care of the problem. You should try to do some form of leg exercises to help ease the cramps. You can try stretching, moving around so that you can get your legs moving, and the blood pumping. This will help you with your leg cramps so that you are not dealing with the pain.

You may also want to apply heat to your legs if approved by your doctor. You can first visit your doctor to make sure that you are using the right methods to help the situation. Once you have the ok, you can then begin the hot compresses to help absorb the pain and discomfort. You can also take a muscle relaxant if you cannot seem to get the help that you are looking for any other way. This will help you to relax and calm your body down. You should not take this type of medication without asking your doctor first.


Copyright 2006 Lena Hilltorp
 
 
About the Author
Lena Hilltorp is a freelance publisher based in Sweden. She publishes articles and reports and provides leg cramps resources on
http://www.leg-cramps.info/legcrampsinmiddleagedmen/index.html
and http://www.leg-cramps.info/vitaminsforlegcramps/index.html

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