Muscle Cramps (Charley Horse) and Muscle Spasms |By John A. Daller, MD

I’m sharing this link because I found this article regarding muscle cramps, and spasms, to be quite interesting.  I have been experiencing muscle spasms for a long time now but I have never really read up about what causes them.  I don’t really have a problem with muscle cramps to the same extent as the spasms, but I do get cramps in my feet because of my high arches and Plantar fasciitis.

J A. Daller provides clear and easy to understand explanations alongside how we can help ourselves reduce the amount of cramps, or, spasms we usually endure.  I found the slideshow to be really informative and friendly for people who don’t know much about the subject before reading.

Article:  Muscle Cramps (Charley Horse) and Muscle Spasms

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Opening lines from the article | WebMD / OnHealth  >>>
 
There are three types of muscles in the body. Cardiac muscle makes up the heart. Smooth muscle cells line the blood vessels, gastrointestinal tract, and certain organs. Skeletal muscles attach to the bones and are used for voluntarily movements of the body. Muscle spasms occur when a skeletal muscle contracts and does not relax…
 
(To read more click the link above).

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All in all, I now feel like I understand my spasms much better and I will try to help myself by reducing the risks, and triggers, through making a few changes to my diet and lifestyle.  Hydrotherapy and Pain Management will also hopefully help!
Happy reading and wishing you all wellness and less pain
Xx Carole Sian  🙂
Sources:

Medicine Net  – (This is where I first read the article before finding the original source).

>>>  Article / Slideshow > muscle cramps and muscle spasms pictures

Medicine Net –  Article > Heel Spurs

WebMd On Health –  www.onhealth.com > heart disease

WebMd OnHealth –  www.onhealth.com – muscle cramps spasms

WebMD – Overview >>>  Plantar fasciitis


Source:  Header image  –

medlineplus.gov – Types of muscle tissue

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/images/ency/fullsize/19917.jpg

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