Do you often have pain in your legs at night?

  • Do you often have pain in your legs at night? *
    If you have ever experienced severe pain in the shin, foot or thigh during sleep at night, you will know how painful it is.

In medical parlance it is called Charlie Horse which often causes severe pain in the shin, thigh or leg muscles during sleep which can last from a few seconds to several minutes.

According to medical experts, even if the pain lasts for only 10 seconds, it may feel as if it has been going on for 20 years. However, this pain may occur before or after exercise during wakefulness and can also appear in other parts of the body.

However, it usually occurs in some part of the legs at night.۔۔۔۔ ۔* What is the reason? *
:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: It is not entirely clear what the reasons are, but several elements are pointed out.

For years, experts have believed that muscle cramps are the result of dehydration and loss of electrolytes, but research reports suggest that there may be more reasons.

According to Nabil Ibrahim, an expert at the Toledo Medical Center, it is believed that this muscle strain is the result of repeated nerve fires and has nothing to do with the muscle, the most common cause being too much stress on the muscles or Used a lot۔Other factors include prolonged sedentary living, poor blood circulation, certain medications, a sedentary lifestyle and excessive strenuous exercise, especially among pregnant women, athletes, the elderly and obese people.

  • Why does it happen at night? *
    :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.

Excessive sitting at the end of the day, poor posture or muscle fatigue as a result of exercise can lead to muscle stiffness, according to Jonathan Meltzer, a physiotherapist at Rasoch.It is also important to look at the position of the body during sleep, which can lead to stiffness. If you lie down and your legs are hanging down, you may complain of stiff muscle stiffness on a long-term basis.

  • How to avoid? *
    ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: There are a number of ways that it can help prevent or reduce pain.

Adopting good habits such as stretching and muscles can loosen stiff muscles with a roller stick. Spreading the muscles helps them to function properly, stretching the shins and legs before going to bed helps prevent this problem.

Being physically active also prevents this problem because sitting too long or standing in one place increases the pressure on the muscles.Constantly changing body position at home and in the office can prevent this problem, such as getting up from a chair every hour and taking a short walk.

Although research on dehydration and muscle cramps has been mixed, there is no harm in making it a habit to drink adequate amounts of water. It may or may not be beneficial, but it is certainly not harmful.

Adjusting the sleeping position can also prevent this problem.

  • How to get relief if it hurts at night? *
    ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: If you have ever had this problem during sleep, turning your toes towards the body can also provide some relief.If there is swelling in the muscles, a warm cloth, massage or ice can also be used to help. In addition, a massage of mustard or olive oil on the soles of the feet is also very useful in relieving this pain.

Published by Asim Hanif

Professor Asim Hanif Health tips. HEALTH Is WEALTH.

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