I Hate Charlie Horses

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    Especially In My Legs............

    And in the early morning. There's no other worse way to be woke up as far as I'm concerned then having one of them attack your unsuspecting body while you're dreaming a nice dream. Really P!SSES me off!
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    1 Response Apr 12, 2009

    September 2013 Been Getting Them A Lot More Than Before What Gives?

    I suspect Potassium actually causes My Charlie Horses. I live in a world with its (Irony) in so many ways, but I stay off of Bananas and other things that I notice having "Potassium" (?) Is when I see and seem to get them more after eating them and when I try to sleep.Just when I...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP
    56-60, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2013

    I have to drink enough water

    because I usually get them when dehydrated. Some can hurt pretty bad and I don't want to go through that if I can avoid it.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Oct 25, 2015

    I stretched yesterday

    and I got a charlie horse in my calf and it wouldn't go away for like 5 minutes! Hahaha it hurt so bad!
    SidneyHeyHay12 SidneyHeyHay12
    16-17, F
    Nov 29, 2013
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