Electrolytes and nocturnal leg cramps

I’ve had numerous conversations in the past week with women my age (over 50) who are having leg and foot cramps, especially at night in bed. 

My feet were such a mess I consulted a doctor, podiatrist Andrew Schwartz in Sharon. He sensibly recommended increasing my potassium intake and also advised me to work out the muscles on the back of my legs and not just the front. This advice seems obvious and yet it’s not.

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