Some of the techniques to use in preventing leg and foot cramps include massaging the legs and feet, placing an ice pack on the affected area, consuming a lot of fluids, taking a bath and putting a heat pad on the affect... More »

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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 »

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Legs may cramp at night for a variety of reasons, including too much exercise, sitting for a long time or sleeping in an awkward position, according to WebMD. Underlying conditions of night leg cramps include pregnancy, ... More »

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 »

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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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Leg cramps can be overcome with hydration, application of warmth (especially via a shower or bath), application of an ice pack, or medicines. A warm shower or massage is the quickest way to get rid of a cramp, states Web... More »

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Treatment for nighttime muscle cramps, which causes pain in the leg, thigh or foot, includes stretching and massaging the muscle, applying a heating pad, or taking acetaminophen, ibuprofen or naproxen, according to WebMD... More »

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