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The goal of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of magnesium supplements (MagTabSR 168 mgs twice daily) for relief and/or improvement in the frequency, duration, and intensity of chronic leg cramps. Improvement in sleep disturbances and quality of life will also be evaluated.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Idiopathic Muscle Cramps
William Beaumont Hospital
William Beaumont Hospitals
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:34-0400
Muscle cramps occur frequently among pregnant women, and few therapeutic options exist. This is a study of oral L-carntine, a dietary supplement, for the treatment of muscle cramps in preg...
Oral magnesium supplementation has been widely used in the treatment of muscle cramps. Muscle cramps are common in dialysis patients but are not satisfactorily prevented by oral magnesium....
- Muscle cramps markedly affect the quality of life in cirrhotic patients with no highly effective drug. - Quinine was suggested for treatment of patients with muscle cramps in p...
Many patients with ALS experience cramps during the course of the disease. Frequently, cramps occur as the first symptom of the disease, months before the patients notice weakness and wast...
Charcot Marie Tooth Disease is a family of inherited peripheral neuropathies, with over 70 causative genes identified to date.1-4 CMT1A accounts for 50% of cases of CMT. Muscle cramps are ...
Minimal treatment options exist for idiopathic muscle cramps.
More than 90% of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients have muscle cramps, and evidence-based treatments have not been available.
Exercise-Associated Muscle Cramps (EAMC) are a common painful condition of muscle spasms. Despite scientists tried to understand the physiological mechanism that underlies these common phenomena, the ...
Objective: To investigate the prevalence of calf muscle cramps and possible influencing factors for pregnant women in China. Methods: Using a multi-stage stratified probability proportional to size cl...
The development of new strategies to attenuate exercise-induced muscle damage may be helpful for training regimens. The aim of this study was to determine whether a oral formulation of angiotensin Ang...
Glycogenosis due to muscle phosphorylase deficiency. Characterized by painful cramps following sustained exercise.
Reduction of the blood calcium below normal. Manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, Chvostek's sign, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A disorder characterized by muscle twitches, cramps, and carpopedal spasm, and when severe, laryngospasm and seizures. This condition is associated with unstable depolarization of axonal membranes, primarily in the peripheral nervous system. Tetany usually results from HYPOCALCEMIA or reduced serum levels of MAGNESIUM that may be associated with HYPERVENTILATION; HYPOPARATHYROIDISM; RICKETS; UREMIA; or other conditions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1490)
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
A group of interstitial lung diseases with no known etiology. There are several entities with varying patterns of inflammation and fibrosis. They are classified by their distinct clinical-radiological-pathological features and prognosis. They include IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY FIBROSIS; CRYPTOGENIC ORGANIZING PNEUMONIA; and others.
Sleep disorders disrupt sleep during the night, or cause sleepiness during the day, caused by physiological or psychological factors. The common ones include snoring and sleep apnea, insomnia, parasomnias, sleep paralysis, restless legs syndrome, circa...
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...