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What are home remedies for heat cramps?

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Heat cramps usually go away on their own, but you can try one of these home remedies:

  • Rest in a cool place and drink a sports drink, which has electrolytes and salt, or cool water.
  • Make your own salt solution by mixing 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon table salt dissolved in a quart of water.

From: Heat Cramps WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: "Heat Stress."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 15, 2017

SOURCE: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: "Heat Stress."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 15, 2017

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