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I get leg cramps regular my doctor says drink tonic water

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I get leg cramps regular my doctor says drink tonic water no good at all I am 83
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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I am sorry you are having leg cramps.

Dr. David :

you could be low in potassium or magnesium levels causing your leg cramps.

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you should get blood testing to check if these levels are low in your blood.

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if these are low, you need to take potassium supplements or magnesium supplements to get the levels up.