Health Tip: These Factors May Trigger Muscle
(HealthDay News) -- It's common to have muscles that tighten and
cramp, especially if you're an avid exerciser. One of the primary
triggers for muscle cramps is overuse, the ADAM Encyclopedia
ADAM mentions these additional causes of muscle cramps:
- A muscle injury.
- Dehydration or nutritional deficiency, including a lack of
calcium or potassium.
- Taking certain medications.
- Kidney failure, or an underactive thyroid.
- Metabolic problems.
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