Muscle Cramps

How to Stop a Muscle Cramp in its Tracks

Do muscle cramps sneak up and grip you with pain at the most unexpected times? A muscle cramp or strain occurs because you may have inadvertently irritated a muscle or muscle group. They strike in places where there is “soft tissue,” such as near the spine, thigh, calf muscle, abdomen, etc. Besides…

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Safe Alternatives to NSAIDs

…capsaicin and bromelain are terrific therapies. Turmeric also works for muscle sprains and strains. * For fibromyalgia, malic acid and magnesium can be effective. Magnesium is also particularly effective for migraines. * And for muscle cramps, try Traumeel and DMSO. Now it’s your turn: What natural therapies…

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Padma for Heart Health

…symptoms of cardiovascular disease, intermittent claudication, involves numbness, pain, aching, and extreme muscle fatigue or cramping when walking. It generally starts in the calf muscles but can be felt in the feet, thighs, and even the buttocks. If you stop and rest for a minute or two, the pain…

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