Approaching beach and summer season, a great time, but for many women, and men, suddenly catch up with leg cramps.
Statistics show that from leg cramps affects more than 75% of the inhabitants of the globe. Someone they are rare, someone often. It is often accompanied by severe pain spasms. If seizures occur at night, insomnia guaranteed.
Muscle cramps can occur at any age, even in young, even in the mature.
The reasons for their occurrence
there are many:
- For example, seizures originate from a lack of blood calcium and potassium, with a deficiency of vitamin D.
- Seizures may occur during overheating in the steam room and a summer day in the sun.
- Seizures there are "suburban" - when a person for a long time sitting on his haunches, weeding beds or doing in this position other cases, there is overstrain muscles, they accumulate a lot of lactic acid.
- Same seizures occur in tailors, musicians and people of other professions who are forced to stay a long time in one position.
- Leg cramps can cause a lack of oxygen, osteochondrosis, atherosclerosis, varicose veins and venous insufficiency, fasting and diabetes.
- Seizures can cause hormonal or receiving diuretics, potassium deducing hard, and great loss of salts in vomiting or diarrhea, with profuse sweating and a large reception of alcohol.
- The cause of seizures may be focus of irritation in the motor area of the brain. This happens when infection of the nervous system, such as the flu and other viral infections, starting stroke or in the recovery period after it.
- In healthy people, seizures are under stress, fatigue, a long stay in a stuffy room.
Therefore cramps do not need to be left without due attention. Sudden cramp can last a minute or more. That is,
what can be done
- If there was a cramp while swimming, it is necessary to stop the movement legs and try to straighten the foot with the help of a healthy foot.
- The intense heat cramps occur from dehydration, so experts advise to drink boiled water at room temperature with the addition of salt or mineral water Essentuki.
- In the event of seizures should immediately take the vertical condition, it is best to stand barefoot on a cold floor.
- Either to lie down and stretched out his leg, pulling a sock over.
- Vigorously rub the place where there was pain.
- As a last resort, take painkillers.
- If the spasms are often, then you need to immediately examined by a neurologist and an endocrinologist.
- For cramps in the legs, doctors are advised to adjust your daily diet. Reduce the consumption of sweet, starchy foods, less caffeine and alcohol. It should also give up smoking. But, hard cheese and cottage cheese should be eaten necessary.
- To prevent the onset of seizures, you need every day to do exercises for the legs, even the most unpretentious, and massage.
There are also
traditional methods of healing from seizures:
1. The most popular of them - treated lemon. Squeeze of lemon juice and lubricate them soles of the feet in the morning. Wear socks and shoes can be when the lemon juice dry on his feet himself. At night, it does the same procedure. After drying the juice all night to put on cotton socks on his feet. The course of treatment for two weeks.
2. 1 dessert spoon of dry birch kidneys to brew 1 cup boiling water, leave for 10 minutes, drain, take 1/3 cup 3 times a day before meals.
3. Article 2. spoons of chamomile pour 1 cup boiling water, put on fire, bring to a boil and boil for 10-15 minutes, drain, take ¼ cup 3-4 times a day before meals.
4. Boil the potatoes in their skins, to turn it into a puree and put on two pieces of polyethylene. Apply at night to the calves and tie a warm scarf. Doing so 5-7 days.
5. In the summer there are plenty of boiled and baked potato with the skin.