Injuries, poor blood flow, overuse, spinal nerve compression and dehydration can cause leg cramps or spasms, according to Healthline. Leg spasms, often called "charley horses," also occur in people with low levels of cer... More »

Muscle cramps in the thigh may be caused by excessive use of the thigh muscle, muscle injury, reduced blood flow to the legs, inadequate calcium and potassium, and conditions including alcoholism, kidney failure and hypo... More »

Thigh cramps at night have various causes, including unknown reasons, muscle fatigue, nerve problems and drugs, according to Mayo Clinic. In rare cases, diseases such as peripheral artery disease, diabetes and spinal ste... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Inner thigh cramps can be caused by straining or overusing a muscle; deficiencies of dietary minerals such as calcium; insufficient blood circulation in the muscles; and dehydration, according to MedlinePlus. Extended pe... More »

The actual cause cramps in the legs and feet is not known, but it may be caused by conditions or activities such as overuse of muscles, dehydration, nerve compression, mineral deficiency and cold weather, according to Ma... More »

There are many possible causes of hand cramps and spasms including dehydration, thyroid conditions, abnormal levels of electrolytes or minerals, nerve damage, and hyperventilation, according to MedlinePlus. The cause of ... More »

Exercising, overuse of muscle, pregnancy, blood flow issues and dehydration can all lead to charley horses, or muscle cramps, states WebMD. Potassium and calcium deficiencies can also cause these muscle cramps. More » Health Pain & Symptoms