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arms charlie horse when I make a muscle

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 4, 2006
  • 06:01 PM

every time i put my arms back behind my head or flex my arms they charlie horse. My feet and legs get cramps real easy, and my shoulders are week and hurt. What can be the cause

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  • Hello Brandon, It might be that you are low on calcium, potasium, magnesium, any or all of them. Or maybe a rare syndrome called "Stiff Person Syndrome." Have you told your doctor about your charlie horses in your arms? Checking your electrolytes (cal., potas, mag.) is 1 easy blood test. Try eating more bananas. I wish you the best of luck in trying to get your problem resolved.
    peachelady 1 Replies
    • January 6, 2007
    • 01:19 AM
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  • do you mean they cramp?are you an american?or do you just want people to think you are?
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • January 6, 2007
    • 05:45 PM
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