Treatment for leg cramps includes the use of an analgesic patch or balm or a medicine formulated for menstrual cramping, such as Midol or Pamprin. Lifestyle changes such as hydration and including fresh produce in the di... More »

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Home treatment for nighttime leg cramps includes stretching and massaging the affected muscle, having a warm shower, using a heating pad or applying a cold pack atop a cloth placed on the skin, says WebMD. Acetaminophen,... More »

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Stretching or massaging the calf muscle may ease nocturnal leg cramps, as can applying warm water or a heating pad to the area, states WebMD. Placing an ice pack on the leg, taking an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory p... More »

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The effectiveness of treatment for leg cramps depends on the underlying cause of the cramp, but most cramps respond well to self-treatment, notes WebMD. Many are also easy to prevent by drinking plenty of fluids and avoi... More »

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Stretching or massaging the calf muscle may ease nocturnal leg cramps, as can applying warm water or a heating pad to the area, states WebMD. Placing an ice pack on the leg, taking an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory p... More »

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Treatment for severe nocturnal leg cramps involves home care measures such as stretching and massaging the muscles, taking warm showers to relax the muscle, applying ice, taking over-the-counter painkillers and drinking ... More »

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Treatment options for postmenopausal cramps include soaking in a hot bath, applying a heating pad to the abdomen, or the use of over-the-counter pain medications, according to The National Association of Baby Boomer Wome... More »

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