Show 1054: The Scientific Explanation for a Weird Remedy (Archive)

For years, we’ve been hearing from listeners who swallow a shotglass of pickle juice or a spoonful of yellow mustard to make a muscle cramp disappear. They often report relief within a few minutes. How could such a weird remedy work so quickly to alleviate muscle contraction? Muscle Cramps Strike at Sea: Neurobiologists Rod McKinnon … Continue reading Show 1054: The Scientific Explanation for a Weird Remedy (Archive)