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How to Get Rid of Cramps

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  • Cramps are sudden and involuntary contraction of one or more supposedly relaxed muscles, rendering the affected area temporarily impossible to use. The most distinguishable symptom is a sharp pain and if you touch it, you may feel a hard lump of tissue beneath the skin
  • One strategy is applying a heat pack on the affected muscles. If you don’t have one at home, taking a warm bath may work as well
  • Period cramps are common among menstruating women, but they are treatable in various ways. One popular method is applying heat to the abdomen, which may help relieve pain

Moving your muscles is a core biological function that allows you to go about your life. From riding a bicycle to washing the dishes, your muscles help make movement possible. To achieve this goal, muscles perform two maneuvers: contracting and relaxing. With your brain as the director, your muscles contract and relax countless times throughout the day depending on the work you do.


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