I Get Leg Cramps

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 75 People

    Wearing Support Pantyhose Has Helped

    I used to have leg cramps often a few years ago, when I was just about 33. I woke in pain in the middle of the night, especially in the spring or summer when I was sweating and having more exercise for my legs riding the bike. I tried some kinds of medication, but either I felt...
    tightsvirus tightsvirus
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Aug 10, 2013

    Frikkin Frukken

    frikkin frukken muscle pain The past two weeks you been creepin in You start your day gripping my leg in the mornin I rub my right calf and massage and knead But lately there's no escape from the pain you heed Today is the worst, you're being quite the pain You've settled into my...
    whisperingsunshine whisperingsunshine
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 22, 2011

    I Am Trying To Cure Leg Cramps

    I only occasionally get leg cramps at night, and they usually aren't bad. However, I am an osteopath, with a small group of doctors trying to develop a treatment for leg cramps. If you experience them and would like to help us out by telling us about your experiences.  If you...
    jeffmjack jeffmjack
    Apr 11, 2011


       My mom has RLS and Reynaud's...her legs bother her all the time..and especially if she uses them alot...mine are weird...I only get leg cramps if I'm tired..I mean as in no sleep, generally tired..the use of my muscles have nothing to do with it. When they start...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Oct 22, 2009

    I Do

    I get leg cramps, when I am sitting crossed legged, and am writting on EP, or doing something on my laptop. I also get them when I am in the shower, and the water is too hot or something. They are no fun, and they hurt like a mother ******. What is worse, is when I get them...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 8, 2009

    Is This Normal?

    Ninety degrees is too much. Ok, well I was really worried about how much my legs cramp! If I turn my leg and hold it in a ninety degree angle, it cramps! This is a HUGE pain when trying to horse ride! I have been doing so for ten years, but recently, its become so extreme that...
    ThinkForASecond ThinkForASecond
    13-15, F
    Apr 15, 2013

    I get cramp in my leg from time to time & boy

    does it hurt I got it about 3 am this morning in my left leg i leaped out of bed fell back on the bed in agony woke the wife who wasn't happy about being woken up managed to go back to sleep until 6 now I'm trying to massage it
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    3 Responses Feb 21, 2016


     I joined this group because I thought it was called, "I get leg lamps" Sorry... my bad.
    chris914 chris914
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 11, 2009

    So, today i woke up with a leg cramps don't

    know what i'm gonna do, good thing i ain't scream haha for sure the whole neighborhood will wake up.
    Khier Khier
    22-25, F
    Mar 21, 2014

    I get leg cramps when I am on my feet to long.

    I also get leg cramps when I don't wear the right type of shoe. I get charlie horses in bed when I sleep.
    planter715 planter715
    51-55, M
    Feb 27, 2015

    Now and Often

    Sitting her now trying to make them go away. I get them several nights a week and hate it. Just hurts something awful and apparently from low potassium, or so they say. All I know is I want them to go away FOREVER!  
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    9 Responses Apr 11, 2009


        i get leg cramps . and man do they hurt
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    1 Response Oct 21, 2009
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