Cramps are Painful , Know more about them.



A cramp is a sudden, involuntary muscle contraction or over-shortening; while generally temporary and non-damaging, they can cause significant pain and paralysis-like immobility of the affected muscle. Onset is usually sudden, and it resolves on its own over a period of several seconds, minutes or hours. Cramps may occur in a skeletal muscle or smooth muscle. Skeletal muscle cramps may be caused by muscle fatigue or a lack of electrolytes such as low sodium, low potassium or low magnesium. Cramps of smooth muscle may be due to menstruation or gastroenteritis.

Causes of Cramps:-

  • Dehydration
    Lack of water in a body is the main reason for cramp.
  • Unbalanced Distribution
    Lack of liquid in a body is also the main reason for camps like storage of water in a liver can cause cramps and lack of water in muscles is also the reason for cramp.
  • Lack of Calcium
    Lack of calcium and magnesium is going to activate the nerve and muscles in a body which is the main reason for the cramps. It mainly happens in pregnancy or while you are vomiting due to lack of Vitamin-D
  • Lack of Potassium
    Lack of potassium in blood can leads to damage in muscles and cause cramps. Diabetes patient has the problem of Potassium and this leads to cramping.
  • Lack of Vitamin
    Lack of Vitamin-B and Vitamin-D can cause cramp
  • Weakness in Heart
    Weakness in the heart can cause a loss in the blood of muscles and this leads to cramps.
  • Medicines
    If you are taking medicines on a regular basis then you can have the problem of cramps.

 Ways to prevent from Cramps:-

  • Stretching
    Do exercise daily in the morning.
  • Be Hydrated
    Drink lots of water as much as you can.
  • Liver issues
    If you have liver issues then you must have to check it out.
  • Calcium
    Consume that type of food that contains calcium, magnesium, and potassium like- banana, green vegetables, sprouts, and fish, etc..
  • Vitamin
    Consume Vitamin-E that will help you to free from cramps.
  • Bath
    Take sunbath it will help you intake of Vitamin-D.


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