Leg cramps, especially at night, are very common and cause pain and discomfort in the feet, legs, and thighs, which is detrimental to sleep and general health.
It can last from a few seconds to a few minutes, and in severe cases, it can be up to a few days.
However, it can be reduced and treated with the help of some simple tricks. First of all, you should increase your magnesium intake, by eating foods rich in this mineral, such as yogurt, dates, bananas, dark vegetables, green vegetables, pumpkin seeds and dark chocolate.
* These are the 15 most beneficial foods :
– apple cider vinegar
Sardines and salmon
– green leafy vegetables
However, the following magnesium oil also has benefits. It should be rubbed on the legs at bedtime and left to act during the night.* This is how it is prepared:
° ½ cup of magnesium chloride flakes
Bring the water to a boil and add the oatmeal while stirring. When it melts, remove it from the heat and let it cool.Then pour the oil into the spray bottle.
5-10 sprays should be sprayed on each leg at bedtime.
** Although, we also suggest the following tips:
+ Do stretching exercises
Stretching prevents cramps in the calf by improving blood flow and helps provide oxygen and nutrients to the cells. The easiest way is to use the tip and rest the ball of the foot while the heel is on the floor.
Next, shift the weight over the edge and hold for 2 seconds and rest 10. Do 6-8 repetitions per leg. This way you will modify the calves.
+ More Vitamin D.
This vitamin is important for calcium absorption and is an electrolyte and stabilizes body fluids. The best way to increase the levels of this vitamin in the body is through exposure to sunlight, as well as eating seafood and mushrooms.
+ Electrolyte imbalance
Proper hydration prevents cramps.If this does not work, the electrolyte balance in the body will become unbalanced, and the following beverages will be very useful:+ Electrolyte Drink – Recipe:
Mix half a teaspoon of table salt, 1 liter of water, and 6 teaspoons of sugar. You can replace sugar with honey, in this case, reduce the salt by 1/2 lemon juice and lemon juice, and drink this drink daily.
+ If you have leg cramps, you should:
Walk at a slow pace whenever you can, to improve blood flow
-Cave massage in circular motions
Tighten the stretched leg and bend the ankles, then place the toes pointing up toward the knees, then tighten the feet, and stretch.