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Ouch, cramp

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MeganChips Tue 07-Jul-15 18:51:30

I get it quite a lot but it's constant today. My toes are curling up every 5 minutes, spend 5 minutes straightening them out and getting it to wear off then it starts all over again.

I think it's the shoes I've been wearing, I have stupid feet that slip out of all shoes so sort of curl my toes up to keep them on.

Does anyone have any miracle cures?

princessvikki Tue 07-Jul-15 19:19:34

Too much salt causes cramp. Cut as much as possible out of your diet and drink lots of water for a couple of days.

MeganChips Tue 07-Jul-15 19:48:20

I don't tend to have much salt really, I don't add it at the table or each much processed food. I do cook with it.

I definitely don't drink enough water though so will make an effort with that.

Thanks.

scarfaceace Wed 08-Jul-15 08:26:00

I think quinine helps with cramps so you could drink tonic water.

mrstweefromtweesville Wed 08-Jul-15 08:31:34

Take a zinc supplement. Drink water.

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