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Muscle cramps facts

    • A muscle cramp is an involuntarily and forcibly contracted muscle that does not relax.
    • Almost everyone experiences a muscle cramp at some time in their life.
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There are a variety of types and causes of muscle cramps.

  • Numerous medicines can cause muscle cramps.
  • Most muscle cramps can
    be stopped if the muscle can be stretched.
  • Muscle cramps can often be prevented by measures such as adequate nutrition and hydration, attention to safety when exercising, and attention to ergonomic factors.