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1903798 tn?1333905288

Charlie horses

I already have connective tissue spasticity issues and now am getting charlie horses.  I woke up with one in my calf a few days ago that was so tight I broke out into a sweat.  Last night I had one in my behind muscle and today my thigh.  Can this be the chiari too?  
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620923 tn?1452915648
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  I am the queen of charlie horses...lol....my DH was so used to pulling my legs straight when I had one he was doing it in his sleep...lol...

U want to check ur vitamins and minerals as they can contribute to this if ur levels are low...check vit D , B12, magnesium and potassium.

    "selma"
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1903798 tn?1333905288
D was low and potassium was good I will ask Dr Oro about the others.  Things seem to compile daily:( today I am dizzy which has caused me to vomit which in turn causes me to pee my pants .... What a day!
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620923 tn?1452915648
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  Were u dizzy or did u have vertigo?....vertigo causes nausea and vomiting, being dizzy does not....there is a difference to the 2.....

Goodness u r having a day, huh?
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1903798 tn?1333905288
Umm trouble walking straight.  It is better when I lay down.
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620923 tn?1452915648
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  So the room is spinning?...that is vertigo, not dizzy...if u say dizzy to a dr it will not carry the weight having vertigo with nausea will.
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620923 tn?1452915648
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My vertigo was so bad the bed felt like it was spinning too...they may check u for an inner ear issue to rule that out.
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1903798 tn?1333905288
Thank you Selma.  I feel asleep and was dreaming I was crying because of the pain...then you wake up and want to cry because the pain is real.  
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1306714 tn?1327257080
I would think this would be from low potassium.  Have you tried eating some bananas.  I know this heps my husband with his cramp's.
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1903798 tn?1333905288
Dr said potassium was fine.  I do love ana as though it wont hurt to eat another lol.  Maybe a banana split since I am a stress eater.
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