It can be frustrating when a leg cramp interrupts a strenuous workout or a good night’s sleep. There are lots of triggers for this fleeting-but-painful occasional occurrence: long periods of exercise, dehydration, and reactions to certain medications or even mineral depletion are among them. Adjusting to the possible causes can help such cramps resolve on their own.
If you have leg pain, numbness or other symptoms, don't dismiss them as a normal part of aging. Call your doctor and make an appointment.
KYW’s Rasa Kaye talks with Deborah’s Dr. Ice about structural heart disease, interventional cardiology and how he and his team diagnose and treat the blood vessel blockages that lead to peripheral artery disease.