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74 year old woman that is marginal good health. Ihave leg

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I'm A 74 year old woman that is marginal good health. Ihave leg cramps every morning. My family Dr doesn't seem to have the answer. I am well hydrated. Ihad a stroke in 2013. Itake these medicines=Levothyroxine-100mg,atorastatin 10 mg clopidgrel-75mg, breo-50 inhaler, Ialso take over thecounter Caltrate w/d,aspirin -81, and coq 10 400-Im 5'8'' and weight 165 lbs
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: not that I know of
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No-he has all my records
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hello !

You may benefit to try over the counter magnesium oxide 400mg a day .. This is often helpful for leg cramps

A potassium supplement may help...

Your doctor may check a blood panel to include your electrolytes / renal function / thyroid function

Your peripheral circulation may be checked too ...

If you have cold feet all the time then you might have peripheral artery disease ...

A nightly muscle relaxant may help to reduce this symptom as you seem to notice it more in the morning ....

I hope that this information is helpful for you

Let me know if you have further questions or concerns

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Thank you and Best Regards,

Anthony Bray MD