Sports drinks or electrolyte-enhanced water help to replace fluids and electrolytes to reduce the chances of a leg cramp. The primary cause of leg cramps is dehydration, according to Nancy Matsumoto for The Wall Street J... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Quick cures for leg cramps include eating a banana, licking a bit of salt or pinching the upper lip, explains Another quick cure for leg cramps is to stretch the muscles of the leg. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Most leg cramps can easily be treated at home by stretching and massaging the leg that hurts. Ice and heat are also recommended for cramps in the legs. Massaging the leg while applying ice is a common home remedy for cra... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Athletes

Sports drinks, such as Gatorade and Powerade, are formulated to replace some of the electrolytes lost during exercise. It's also possible to replace electrolytes with coconut water or with homemade sports drinks. More »

The best treatment for babies with diarrhea involves the use of an oral rehydration solution with electrolytes and fluids to prevent dehydration, according to WebMD. If babies are eating solid foods, they should avoid an... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Diabetic coma is treated with insulin, intravenous fluids and electrolytes, such as potassium, according to WebMD. Diabetic comas requires hospitalization and may lead to death without treatment. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some items that one would need to survive in the desert include clothing that provides both protection from the sun and warmth for cool night weather, a compass, at least a gallon of water for each day, either sports dri... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Outdoor Adventure