It’s 2:30 AM and you don’t even know it because you’re sleeping so soundly. But then, you wake up and feel pain and spasming in your foot.
You angrily get up and walk around, annoying everyone else in the family because they know you’re up at an ungodly hour once again.
Foot cramps have struck!
And you’re not alone because up to 60% of adults get them, according to a 2012 study.
Why do you get them? And what can you do to keep them from coming back again?
Foot cramps don’t come about for just a single, simple reason. They actually have many causes.
And that’s not even the complete list! So, though bothersome, your night foot cramps aren’t a simple issue.
The medical field doesn’t have a specific treatment. Instead, the approach involves analyzing your lifestyle, making changes, and seeing what works.
Common solutions include:
This isn’t a complete list of solutions, although these are the most common.
Basically, the bottom line is that you’ll have to talk with your doctor and be willing to possibly make some lifestyle changes to put an end to painful nightly foot cramps.
Fortunately, you at least have plenty of solutions available and can count on putting an end to painful foot cramps and getting restful sleep once again.