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charley horses

I am 32 weeks and now I am getting really bad charley horses. Do any one else has this problem how do you solve it?
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10256695 tn?1408929950
Drink lots of water, I used to get them every morning or eat bananas. Water helped me a lot though haven't had them since I started drinking more water.
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Oh my gosh don't tell me that its going to get worse.  I had a terrible one the other day and thought my leg was going to break in half. I screamed. And was sore for two days.  I have always been good with my water intake so i had a few bananas and that helped i guess. But i am so deathly afraid of it happening again. I won't even stretch my legs when i wake up
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10256695 tn?1408929950
It got to the point with me that it happened every morning and once I got rid of it I'd have another one a couple secs later, they'd wake me up out of my sleep. There could be other causes for them but I'm not sure, mine was because I wasn't drinking enough water.
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Im 29 weeks and I get them at least twice a week. They're horrible. I think they come from the positioning of the baby, if he was to sit on something such as the wrong nerve, it'll cause the Charlie horse.
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I got them in the third trimester of my first baby. Everyone said drink more water, easy more bananas. But still didn't help I'd wake up at least once a night screaming. When you start getting one you can keep your leg straight, bend your foot, tilt your toes up towards your chin. It will make it stop almost instantly
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I been getting them for a week straight it hurt to walk I will try the bananas and water hopefully it work...thank you
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9625922 tn?1411762718
Twice week is nothing!! I get them ever morning and night! I'm really good with my water intake to I usually drink like 3 bottles at dinner alone and 2 for breakfast and more throughout the cause and i love love love bananas!  But I still get them and it's terrible !
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