Bad cramps

A cramp is an unpleasant sensation caused by contraction, generally of a muscle. It can be caused by cold or overexertion. Illness or poisoning can also lead to cramps, particularly in the stomach, which is referred to as colic if it fits particular characteristics. There are mainly two basic causes of cramping. One is insufficient oxygenation of muscle, and the other is lack of water or salt. Rapid deep breathing, as well as stretching the muscle can get better cramps from poor oxygenation. Cramps from lack of salt and water can be treated by stretching the muscle, and of course drinking water and escalating salt intake. Pounding on the muscle can add to soreness. Applying a soft massage on the cramped muscle, stretching the muscle and applying heat or cold in exacting can treat muscle cramps. Heat improves superficial blood circulation and makes muscles more flexible, so some people find that heat is supplementary soothing for muscle cramps than applying ice.

Disturbance in the bad cramps

Electrolyte disturbance may lead to cramping and tetany of muscles, particularly hypokalemia and hypocalcemia. Menstruation also is highly expected to cause cramps of varying severity in the abdomen. A good number of this is attributable to the passing of coagulated blood through the cervix. Menstrual cramps can be treated with ibuprofen, stretching exercises or the application of heat through such way as warm baths or heating pads. Menstrual cramps that do not react to self-treatment can be a symptom of endometriosis or other health problems. A woman experiencing severe cramps should seek advice from a gynecologist. Writer's cramp, or mogigraphia, refers to a disorder of the hand, due to extreme fine motor activity, such as writing or playing the piano. It is suggested to medically as task-specific focal dystonia of the hand.


Mogigraphia is thought to consequence from a problem of control involving the basal ganglia of the brain. As well as writers, musicians have also been pretentious, including Leon Fleischer, whose performance career was limited for a time to performance of piano concertos for the left hand alone. Focal dystonias can be treated with injections of Botox in the exaggerated muscle groups to paralyze the overactive muscles. Postural techniques such as the Alexander Technique are also effectual in some cases.

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