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How to Prevent Foot Cramps at Night?

Posted on February 27, 2010 in Foot Care

Foot cramps cause much discomfort and pain. You can get disturbed in your sleep. They usually occur during night when you are asleep or while resting. Dehydration, inadequate sodium intake, calcium, potassium and magnesium cause these cramps. Poor blood circulation, abnormal hormonal or mineral levels, chemical sensitivity, environmental toxicity are other reasons for foot cramps.

Foot cramps involves the painful contraction or tightening in the middle of one’s foot. One tries to crush the foot. The deep muscles located in the foot contract and knot up. They affect people of all ages.

Athletes often experience muscle cramps due to their the nature of work and workouts. Foot cramps are quite common with those having flexible knees or those with flat feet.

How to Prevent Foot Cramps at Night?

Prevention of Foot Cramps
The primary ways in which foot cramps could be prevented are:

Treatment of Foot Cramps
Top treatment methods for foot cramps are mentioned below:

Get relief from foot cramps. Why have a disturbed night sleep? After all, a restful night’s sleep is essential for the next day’s hard work.

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One Response to “How to Prevent Foot Cramps at Night?”

  1. Home Remedies Says:

    I had these foot cramp problems a couple of years ago. I made sure that I did not exert too much, did not wear tight socks, and did very light walking before I went to bed. This really helped me to a certain extent.

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