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I am a 49 yr. old female. I have been experiencing muscle

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I am a 49 yr. old female. I have been experiencing muscle cramps and charley horses in my feet, legs, and neck. My thyroid level is OK. Could this be magnesium or potassium related? I take a diuretic and a potassium pill daily along with a thyroid pill.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 8 years ago.


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There are few possibilities for these symptoms.. These are diabetes, Low potassium levels, dehydration, over exertion etc. Also it may be due to decreased circulation.You will be requiring blood tests , nerve conduction studies of legs

For the time take excess of fluids, take rest.You will be managed according to the cause. My opinion is that, you should see your doctor

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