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im a fifty two year old male,i have severe muscle spasms at

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i'm a fifty two year old male,i have severe muscle spasms at night only in my calfs
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 years ago.

mysticdoc :

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mysticdoc :

Hello

mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

mysticdoc :

Night leg cramps can be caused by the peripheral neuropathy ( nerve problem) or from poor blood circulation.

mysticdoc :

These two conditions should be ruled out.

mysticdoc :

You can try vitamin B6 50 mg daily.

mysticdoc :

Another option will be to use prescription medication like diltiazem 120 mg at bedtime daily.

mysticdoc :

Best wishes,

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