cramp


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Synonyms for cramp

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a violent, excruciating seizure of pain

to check the freedom and spontaneity of

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a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

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a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles

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secure with a cramp

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prevent the progress or free movement of

affect with or as if with a cramp

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suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle

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NEW YORK -- Leg cramps can be a real nightmare, especially when they hit sufferers at night.
amp;nbsp;Drink plenty of water or consume vitamin drinks such as Gatorade that help ease leg cramps.
According to the NHS, three out of four cramps occur at night during sleep.
In that way the stimulus to the production of cramp is rendered ineffective.
Try to flex your foot up and down to help stretch the calf muscles as this will help to ease any pain and the cramp.
Surviving this, and the war, with barely a scratch Mr Cramp gave back all his kit when he retired including his green beret.
They reviewed seven clinical trials and concluded that magnesium supplementation is unlikely to provide cramp prophylaxis to older adults experiencing muscle cramps (Garrison, Allan et al.
4) The primary treatment of a muscle cramp is to relax the affected muscle.
Cramp is a very common condition and there are two main types - idiopathic leg cramps which appear to happen for no reason and also secondary leg cramps which can occur due to an existing health condition.
Immediate effect of shakuyaku-kanzo-to on muscle cramp in hemodialysis patients.
He also revealed that he had simply taken advantage of a recently changed law by asking for a runner for cramp-hit Jonathan Trott - - previously cramps had not been deemed a serious enough ailment to warrant such a request.
Cramp911 is a roll-on muscle re-laxer that rapidly alleviates muscle cramps resulting from athletic activity, nighttime cramping, neck and back spasms, dehydration, and even cramping associated with chronic conditions such as multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia.
Anyone can develop a cramp but infants, the elderly, the overweight, and athletes are at the greatest risk for muscle cramps.