Leg Cramps, are common symptoms of calcium and magnesium deficiency as well as an imbalance of phosphorus to calcium in your blood. You can find many home remedies leg cramps in this page, see below for more information.
Leg Cramps Symptoms:
Aching, painful cramps in the legs when walking, sitting or lying down. You may be awakened from sleep by these cramps.
A painful, red area in the leg may indicate thrombophlebitis (a blood clot in the vein).
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SELF- TREAT: CONSULT YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.
You may have to be hospitalized and on bed rest and hot packs in addition to antibiotics or an anticoagulant treatment.
List of Home Remedies for Leg Cramps
LEG CRAMPS NUTRITION: In addition, eliminate or reduce foods that are high in phosphoric acid, such as meat and sodas. Be sure to get your protein from other sources, such as legumes.
LEG CRAMPS SUPPLEMENTATION: Take your prenatal vitamin or the following supplements daily:
Vitamin A. 5,000 IU Vitamin E. 400 IU Vitamin B1: 1.5 mg Vitamin K: 65 mcg Vitamin B2: 1.6 mg Calcium: 1,200 mg Vitamin B3: 17 mg Magnesium: 500 mg Vitamin B6: 2.2 mg Iron: 30 mg Vitamin B32: 2.2 mcg Phosphorus: 1,200 mg Folic acid: 800 mcg Iodine: 175 mcg Vitamin C: 500-1,000 mg Selenium: 65 mcg Vitamin D. 400 IU In addition, take an additional 1,000 mg calcium with 500 mg magnesium daily and increase the dosage to 1,200 and 600 mg if you do not eat dairy products.
LEG CRAMPS EXERCISE: To relieve a cramp, pull your toes toward your kneecap. Gently put your weight on the leg with the cramp and slowly walk it off.
LEG CRAMPS HERBS: Crampbark (Viburnum opulis), 1/2 to 1 tsp. tincture or one to two capsules as often as every 2 hours, up to 3 doses daily.
LEG CRAMPS HOMEOPATHY: Take one dose of a 6C or 30C potency that matches your symptom picture every 15 to 30 minutes three times, then one to three times daily, following the instructions on the bottle or tube. If you find no relief from your symptoms, this is not the appropriate remedy for your condition
Examine yourself carefully, check the list again, and select a different remedy. If you still find no relief, consult with a homeopathic practitioner for further direction.
Cuprum metallica: cramps in calves and soles of feet, spasms begin in fingers and toes.
Magnesia phosphorica: radiating pains and cramps in calves, worse on a cold night, better with warmth and pressure.
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