Sort Through Options for Treating Nocturnal Leg Cramps

People with nocturnal leg cramps will try anything...from drinking pickle juice to putting a bar of soap under their bedsheet.

But there's not much evidence for most leg cramp remedies.

Start by looking for meds linked to leg cramps...such as diuretics, inhaled beta-agonists (albuterol, etc), or nifedipine. Switching to another med or lowering the dose might help.

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