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Take that, muscle cramps!

Here are the best ways to stop painful cramps ó and prevent them from returning. A muscle cramp always feels like a surprise. The involuntary contraction strikes without warning, whether itís a charley horse in the middle of night or a back spasm as you reach for an everyday object. But donít let that cramp throw you for a loop. ďWhen it suddenly strikes, donít exercise or tighten the muscle. Just gently…

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