I have pain in my left leg only at night which wakes me up. As soon as I start walking it doesn't bother me. I do take advil which sometimes help at night and I go back to sleep but it is almost every night. I have had no injury.
Thank you for your question. Usually, such muscle cramps are common with salt imbalance, circulatory problems, with certain medications, excessive cold temperature, whilst you are relaxed or resting, during or after exercise, or after sitting in an uncomfortable position. Most of the times, they are not related to any underlying disorder but needs checking out with a doctor to assess that your leg circulation and nerve supply are working appropriately. Meanwhile, I would suggest eat a diet rich in fruit and vegetables, vitamin E & zinc supplement, drink at least eight glasses of water in a day and avoid smoking. Hope this helps.
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