Leg Cramps

Help for life's little growing pains.

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I wanted to thank everyone who has posted about growing pains and leg cramps. I can't believe how many responses I received in less than 24 hours and how prevalent the problem is. Here are some of the suggestions I received:

Dealing with Leg Cramps

---Ben Gay
---Have your child walk up and down the hall until they went away
---Elevate the legs by having your child lay on the back and putting a
pillow under them
---Have them drink plenty of water and foods with potassium (bananas)
---Leg warmers, socks (not too tight) at night
---Calcium Supplements (for adult cramps)
---Massaging the legs
---Hot watter bottle or heating pad
---Warm bath