The causes of muscle cramps in the legs can be as disparate as dehydration, overexercise, trauma to the muscle, reactions to medications or sitting in one position for too long, according to Everyday Health. While leg cr... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Factors contributing to leg cramps may be as simple as dehydration or muscle strain, according to the Mayo Clinic. Occasionally, leg cramps are the result of other more serious underlying causes. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Causes of foot and leg cramps include muscle fatigue or injury, pregnancy, dehydration, vitamin deficiencies and cold temperatures, says WebMD. Occasionally, cramps are the result of inadequate blood flow, thyroid or kid... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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