• Leg Cramps?

    Asked by MarcieB on Thursday, December 9, 2021

    Leg Cramps?

    I saw my PA today and I am fine (yay!). We talked about a lot of things, but, when I told her I have leg cramps (Charlie horse stuff) at night, she advised me to try tonic water before I go to bed. It's the quinine that should help and I only need about a half a glass. I will let you all know if this works! So far, not much has - I tried the Therarelief, but I think I got a faulty bottle, the pump leaks all over my hands and it's kind of a mess.

    6 Answers from the Community

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    • MLT's Avatar

      These are all wonderful suggestions. Thanks!

      5 months ago
    • MarcieB's Avatar

      My doctor also suggested magnesium as a possible answer, but she warned it could cause loose stool, so you just have to consider that if you are prone to any lower GI conditions. I'm not, and I may try some magnesium gummies...? But, last night I did drink about 4 0z of tonic water and had an uneventful night!

      5 months ago
    • ImWorthIt's Avatar

      Marcie, I had always heard about tonic water. Both of my parents use it and swear by it. I had not heard of many of Sandy's suggestions. Great suggestions and great information to have.

      5 months ago

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