How to prevent a Charley horse??

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Feb 14, 2013 5:08am
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I got a Charley horse a month ago and it hurt so bad. I want to make sure I don't get them again. Any suggestion??
14 Feb
I'm sorry I meant Charley horse
14 Apr
Stretch before and after every workout for at least ten.minutes. trust me it works! :)
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Feb 14, 2013 5:34am
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I feel your pain! Eat bananas, take an iron supplement, stretch well after a workout. I also heard today that if you eat a tablespoon of mustard right when it happens that it will be gone within 30 seconds..I haven't tried that one for myself yet though. Good luck!
14 Feb
What's charley horse?
15 Feb
A Charlie horse is basically a muscle cramp in the leg that's really bad!! I wake up with them in the middle of the night screaming and my husband has to help me with a football player stretch to stop it! You can also get them pretty bad when dehydrated as well so it's important to drink lots of water!!
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May 1, 2013 6:14pm

I know how you feel...I take Ibuprofen and that helps.

 

Coincidentally, I do horse-riding and my name is Charley!!!

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Apr 3, 2014 7:54pm
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drink a glass or two of water before you go to bed, will help
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Apr 3, 2014 9:53pm
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Hydration. That's the key..drink water like it's your JOB.

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Apr 14, 2014 2:18am
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Stay hydrated!!

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