Tips to prevent leg cramps

Leg cramps are very painful and often the pain stays for longer periods affecting free movements.  Here are some tips that help preven cramps

·         Soothe the pain by dipping your leg in lukewarm water before sleeping.
·         Mildly massaging the affected area with lavender oil could ease pain.
·         Make it a routine to mildly stretch the muscles that are often cramped.
·         Leg cramps at nights can be quiet severe.
          Consume a tablespoon of honey before bedtime as honey reduces the chances of muscle contraction.
·         Drink plenty of water.
·         Muscle cramps could also occur due to electrolyte imbalance.
           Try to include green leafy vegetables in your diet as often as possible.
·         Potassium intake is very vital, hence consume atleast two bananas daily to keep leg cramps at bay.