Foot cramps:


What is foot cramp and how it occurs: Most of the people must have suffered the leg cramps at least at once. The foot cramps is a very common disease. the cramps can occur in the body at any time. There are many reasons of the cramps, which will be discussed later. The age does not matter for the problem of cramps; it can affect the person of any age. Although the cramps can occur in any age but the 2/3'rd people of the age over 65 suffer the problem of the foot cramps many times. The problem of cramps is not a serious one and it can be cured at home easily.

What is the reason of the foot cramps: there are many reasons of the foot cramps but the most common reasons of the foot cramps are poor circulation of blood in the veins and dehydration. The other reasons can be the lack of enough salt in the body, dehydration, nutritional deficiency, abnormal mineral or hormone levels and pinched nerves. The foot cramps can also be caused by the consumptions alcohol or tobacco use, partially-obstructed flow of blood to the legs, ecological toxicity or chemical sensitivity or allergy. There are many other reasons of the foot cramps which depend upon the circumstances.
How to cure the foot cramps: the foot cramps can easily be cured at home. If the foot is cramped the only thing you can do is to stretch the legs. You should take the cramped foot in your hands and slowly move it to the opposite direction of the cramped position. Keep the foot in this position until the cramp disappears. The massage also helps the foot cramp so you can massage the cramped area generously with some baby oil. Apply an ice pack if the cramp is due to some injury like sports injury. But you should place the ice pack around the cramp, not directly on it. The moist heat must also be applied to the cramped area at least three times a day if the foot cramp is chronic and persist longer than one or two days.

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