How to stop leg cramps with homeopathic remedies?
Leg Cramps are experienced by nearly 25% of Americans on a recurring basis, the most common cause of leg cramps being overuse of muscles due to exercise after periods of inactivity. Another issue is age, as we grow older, cramping can occur more frequently, most often at night, preventing us from getting the rest we need. Experts also believe that dehydration is a cause of leg cramps. This points to some obvious suggestions on how to avoid leg cramps; but even though warming up with some stretching before vigorous exercise, and staying hydrated during exercise can help you avoid leg cramps, homeopathic remedies can help when you need to stop leg cramps when they are happenning.
Get leg cramp relief with these homeopathic remedies.
MuscleAches #44 - Extensive First Aid treats muscle strains, cramps, bruises, soreness, sprains, and provides leg cramp relief.
This combination’s classic ingredients offer healing relief to sore or injured muscles and related ligaments and joints without aspirin, ibuprofen or any other chemicals that could aggravate tissues.
Arnica, homeopathy’s premiere first aid remedy, reduces muscle strain and speeds healing by reducing bruising, bleeding and swelling of muscles and joints following workouts, injury, overexertion or sprains.
Bryonia soothes aching joints and muscles, stiff lower backs, inflamed joints and even chest muscles aching under a hard Bryonia cough.
Cimicifuga aids numbness, aching and muscular soreness in the limbs, cramping pain in the calves (especially with periods) and pain in the chest and large muscles.
Mag phos, the cell salt all muscles need, relaxes muscle spasms and cramps including leg cramps, menstrual cramps, muscular tension and radiating nerve pains.
Rhus tox, the joint pain specialist, relieves tearing pain and soreness in muscleswhen related to joint pain, swelling and sprains.
Ruta grav, the tendon and muscle remedy, eases sprains, injured joints and out-of-whack backs.
Mag phos - #1 for Cramps & Spasms • Leg cramp relief • Radiating Nerve Pain
If you feel tight, tense, in a knot, then think Mag phos, and relax. An imbalance in our magnesium causes nerves and muscles to get out of sync. They cramp, spasm and shoot off pains. An imbalance in phosphates disturbs our vitality. Found in muscles, nerves, brain tissue, spinal marrow and teeth, the compound magnesium phosphate is vital to proper communication throughout the body. Mag phos aids many spasmodic conditions in which nerves and muscles cannot cooperate these include leg cramps, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain or colic, back spasms, writer’s cramps, muscular tension, hiccoughs, tics, twitches, certain cases of bedwetting and other cramp or spasm symptoms. For nerve pain, Mag phos specializes in radiating pains but applies well to shooting, stabbing pains as well. It can be very useful for stabbing headaches, backache, right-sided sciatic pain, facial nerve pain, toothache, right-sided ear pain, and inflamed, injured or weary nerves.
Now for the big IF: an important key to Mag phos’ relief is that symptoms feel better for heat and worse for cold. This is so strong that many recommend a sip or two of hot water immediately after taking the remedy to speed its action. If a hot bath, hot tea, and a warm bed sound ideal, add Mag phos to maximize the relief.
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The Modern Story of Quinine
Hyland’s Leg Cramps contains the homeopathic medicine Cinchona Officinalis HPUS, which is made from the bark of the Cinchona tree, commonly called “Quinine Bark”. This bark is the source ingredient for quinine as well as the source of the ingredient in our homeopathic medicine. Homeopathically prepared Cinchona Officinalis is a safe and extremely effective ingredient to relieve leg cramp pain.
Non-homeopathic quinine, quinine sulfate or any salts of quinine are not found in ANY Hyland’s product. The Food & Drug Administration does not permit allopathic quinine in any OTC medicines, and limits its use in prescription medications as well.
Hyland’s Leg Cramps is a safe product because the active ingredients are present in microdoses. By contrast, a 6 ounce serving of tonic water has up to 4000 times the amount of quinine found in one HYLAND’S Leg Cramps caplet.
Hyland’s Leg Cramps continues to be one of the top selling analgesics in the United States since it was introduced in 1994.
Hyland's Leg Cramps - Soothing relief for cramps and pains in lower back and legs.
Cinchona Officinalis 3X HPUS - for symptoms of pains in limb and joints, worse from slight touch, better from hard pressure (rubbing.)
Viscum Album 3X HPUS - for symptoms of pain in knee and ankle, sciatica, pain from sacrum into pelvis and thighs. Worse in cold, stormy weather.
Gnaphalium Polycephalum 3X HPUS - helps with cramps in calves and feet; rheumatic pain in ankles and legs; intense pain along sciatic nerve
Rhus Toxicodendron 6X HPUS - for pain and stiffness in fibrous tissue. Pains from strain and overexertion. Pains in tendons and ligaments. Worse in cold, damp weather, night.
Aconitum Napellus 6X HPUS - helpful for relief of pains in joints, lameness in hip and thigh. Cool feel, knees unsteady. Worse at night and in cold, dry wind.
Ledum Pal 6x HPUS - for rheumatic pains in legs
Magnesia Phosphorica 6X HPUS - for radiating, cramping pains in calves. Usually worse on right side.
Try Hyland's Leg Cramps PM for Nighttime Leg Cramps. This unique version of Hyland’s popular Leg Cramps specializes in relieving pain and cramps in the lower body– legs, feet and toes– plus accompanying nighttime sleeplessness.