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My wife is 55 years old and has nightly debilitating leg cramps.

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My wife is 55 years old and has nightly debilitating leg cramps. Now it is starting to happen during the day as well. She has numbness and tingling in her legs 24/7. She is taking all kinds of tablets for possible mineral deficiency, phosphate, potassium, magnesium, B12, all to no avail. She is not diabetic nor does she have high blood pressure. Any ideas what is causing this?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 2 years ago.
It is circulation or lower spine disease.
Lower extremity doppler studies, an ultrasound, and maybe MRI of the lower spine are needed.
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