Leg cramps are familiar to all of us and especially the night cramps. They are not painfull but disturb your sleep. And this impairs the overall health.
So now you wonder, why does it happen at night? Due to lack of workouts during the day.
Also, little fluids and blood flow of the legs are reasons too. Pain and cramps in the leg last a few seconds to a few minutes. In worse cases, this can even continue to a few days. Sufferers of such cramps are older than 50, but young people complain too. This affects the calves, but also feet and thighs too. With some tricks and tips, you will overcome it.
WHAT TO DO?
- More magnesium- this supplement relaxes you and experts claim it is the best mineral there is for cramps in legs. So, eat magnesium foods: dark greens, veggies, pumpkin seed, yoghurt, dates, dark chocolate and bananas. This is not enough though. You also can get magnesium oil. Just rub a bit on the legs before sleeping and that is it for the night.
HOW TO MAKE THIS OIL?
YOU NEED THIS:
- ½ cup magnesium chloride flakes
- ½ cup distilled water
It is simple. Wait for the water to boil and put the flakes while stirring. After all is dissolved, remove from heat and let cool off. Put in spray bottle and use.