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What Causes Leg Cramps at Night (and How to Prevent Them)

cramps in lower legs at night

By Scott Hogan Nocturnal leg cramps can be a literal pain in the a** (though they more commonly affect the muscles of the lower legs and feet). Unlike typical muscle cramps, they’re usually NOT caused by dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, or even overuse. In most cases, there are several variables causing this sleep-interrupting nuisance. In this […]

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