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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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You might also check with physicians in your area familiar with athletes who cramp due to excessive sweating and electrolyte loss.
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.
Muscle cramps begin with fasciculations or muscle twitches and are felt to be related to nerve conduction rather than the muscles themselves (Holley, 2011).
I'm feeling much better now - except for this painful cramp I get after gym and swimming.
Other conditions that cause stomach cramps include constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance (difficulty digesting milk products), celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's disease.
When cramp strikes massage or stretch the affected leg.
Muscle cramps occur when muscles are cold or they become tired from overuse.
No laughing matter, whole-body muscle cramps are debilitating and can sideline an athlete for the day, at least.
She treats patients who complain of cramps with large doses of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen.
NEW ZEALAND-A man drinking up to four liters of tea a day complained to his doctor of muscle cramps and a feeling of pressure in his eyes as well as blurred vision, shortly after switching to Earl Grey tea, reported The Dominion recently.
Roughly half of menstruating women regularly experience cramps.
If the hypothesis of diaphragmatic cramp is true, it is likely to be a painful involuntary contraction of the skeletal muscle component of the diaphragm, akin to muscle cramps common to limb and trunk muscles.
Just what the world needs--another fat substitute that can cause nausea and cramps.
Heat cramps - painful muscle spasms - occur when workers drink sufficient water but don't replace their bodies' salt loss.
Muscle cramps are a result of overuse or they occur when you exercise a muscle that you don't use very often.