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Possible causes of cramps in the feet include poor blood circulation in the legs, muscle fatigue, nutrient deficiency and not enough stretching before exercise, according to WebMD. Muscle cramps are also a side effect of... More »

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Cramps in the legs, feet and toes that occur at night often have no distinct cause and are generally harmless, according to Mayo Clinic. However, some specific conditions and disorders have been linked to nighttime cramp... More »

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Hydration, stretching the muscle if possible and applying heat are common remedies for calf and foot cramps, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. There are also over-the-counter medicines that can alle... More »

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Some remedies for cramps in the legs and feet are stretching the muscle, flexing the foot, taking a warm bath, applying ice to the cramp and pulling the toes upward, says WebMD. Standing on the cramped leg and massaging ... More »

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Individuals prone to muscle cramps in the toes and feet can minimize the risk by stretching and warming up before activity, engaging in good posture during strenuous activity, and stretching after exercise or intense act... More »

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