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I keep getting cramping in my legs, arms feet and hands what might be causing this?
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First Helper Lasvegas0515
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replied December 5th, 2004
Cramps
I play a lot of sports and get crams pretty often. I sweat a lot and loose a lot of salt. When this happens the cramping starts. To stop this from happening I started taking salt tablets. These are usually found at any drugstore. Also if you drink salt water when you are having a cramp it stops the cram fast with in in 2 min after you drink it. Remember drink a 8oz (regular glass) with plenty of salt. A lot of people cant do it but to get the cramp over with you should. Also if you have high blood pressure this isn't a good ideal.
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replied February 1st, 2005
Re: Leg, Arm, Hand And Foot Cramps
bwashburn wrote:
i keep getting cramping in my legs, arms feet and hands what might be causing this?


have you received any replies? I have similar symptoms.
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replied May 10th, 2010
I have hypothyroidism, but it''s under control with medication. I''m also almost 4 years out with my gastric bypass surgery. I get sudden, horrific cramps in my hands, feet, thighs and calves. Drinking gatorade as a preventative helps some, but not completely. They hit me mostly at night, but also occur to a lesser degree during the day. For instance, when I''m putting on a pair of shoes, my feet will draw and cramp for several minutes, or I may be sitting watching TV midday, and my hands will draw into claws. I take multivitamins 2x a day, calcium supplements, and b12 shots. HELP, somebody!
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