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Articles categorized as Leg Cramps

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Can Soap Chips in Your Socks Ease Leg Cramps?

A reader who loves long hikes reports that putting soap chips in her socks prevents leg cramps. We have a possible explanation.

Terry Graedon - November 27, 2023

Soap Under the Sheet Can Prevent Nocturnal Leg Cramps

Joe Graedon - September 11, 2023

Home Remedies or Drugs? A Surprising Smackdown!

Joe Graedon - September 4, 2023

What to Do When Quinine in Tonic Water Doesn’t Ease Leg Cramps

Joe Graedon - August 21, 2023

Busting Myths and Offering Unique Leg Cramp Remedies

Terry Graedon - June 12, 2023

How Can You Find Quinine for Leg Cramps?

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Terry Graedon - May 7, 2023

How to Ease Leg Cramps with Mustard

Active people sometimes suffer from muscle cramps. Many report that they ease leg cramps with a spoonful or two of yellow mustard.

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Terry Graedon - December 19, 2022

How to Use Soap in Bed for Nighttime Leg Cramps

To see whether soap in bed will protect you from leg cramps at night, unwrap a bar and put it under the bottom sheet or apply liquid soap.