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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Muscle cramps are painful, involuntary contractions of a muscle
Many theories have been made over the years about cause and risks for muscle cramps, including poor warmup, dehydration, and electrolyte imbalances
New theories about muscle cramps focus on hyper-active nerve stimulus leading to the muscle cramp
One preventive approach is to fool the nerve into quieting down by drinking a pungent, spicy drink…