Remaining hydrated during the day often helps to prevent nighttime leg cramps. Other tips to prevent cramping muscles include limiting alcohol consumption and stretching the leg muscles before going to bed, according to ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Nocturnal leg cramps can be relieved by stretching and massaging the muscle, or by taking a warm shower, explains WebMD. Future leg cramps can be prevented by limiting alcohol intake, drinking plenty of water, increasing... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Leg cramps can be relieved through a number of techniques including stretching exercises, massage, putting an ice pack on the area with pain, painkillers and taking a warm bath to relax the leg muscles. Almost everyone e... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

To prevent nighttime calf cramps, stretch every day before bedtime, drink plenty of water throughout the day and eat a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables, recommends WebMD. If these methods do not work, over-the-co... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Prevent nighttime leg cramps by drinking plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration, stretching the legs before bedtime and keeping the covers at the foot of the bed untucked, advises Mayo Clinic. Wearing properly fitted sh... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

To relieve nighttime leg cramps, sit down, straighten the affected leg and bend the foot up toward the knee, according to WebMD. Placing a towel under the ball of the foot and gently pulling it toward you while keeping t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

An individual may get leg cramps at night due to various reasons, including improper sitting, muscle over-exertion, dehydration, flat feet and neuromuscular disorders, according to Cleveland Clinic. Other possible reason... More » Health Conditions & Diseases