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How to Solve the Leg Cramps Problem Effectively-The Caregiving Strategist

The leg cramps problem of the elderly The first thing that should be kept in mind is that older people, in particular, are more likely to experience muscle cramps, particularly in the legs. Because of this, people over 65 are more likely to suffer leg cramps than their younger contemporaries. Leg and muscle cramps, sometimes called Charley horses, have the same symptoms. Consequently, most of these excruciating muscle contractions occur during the wee hours of the night. Because they typically happen at night, people often refer to them as nocturnal leg cramps. In other words, this prevents our elders from getting a good night’s sleep and causes their muscles to spasm and hurt all night. How to deal with leg cramps   Leg cramps typically manifest in the calf muscle but can…