Muscle cramps can be caused by intense physical activity, stress, fatigue, dehydration or diuretic medications.
When they are located only in the foot area they can also indicate lack of potassium, calcium or magnesium. It can also be caused by certain medications (those for regulating blood pressure, oral contraceptives, antipsychotics and steroids). If you have frequent muscle cramps, you should see a doctor, because leg cramps can also be a sign of atherosclerosis.
So, to get rid of leg cramps naturally, you need to prepare a natural drink as it follows:
– a glass of hot water
– 1 tablespoon of honey
– 1 tablespoon of vinegar
Consume it in those situations when muscle discomfort doesn’t disappear in seconds or minutes. If the pain reappears after a few hours, you should definitely drink this natural remedy.
Another remedy is to apply hot compresses and massage the painful area with essential ginger oil.
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