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What are nocturnal leg cramps?

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Nocturnal leg cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions, usually from your calf muscles, during the night or when you rest. They may last from a few seconds to 10 minutes, but the pain from them can last longer.

From: Sleep Disorders and Parasomnias WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 18, 2018
Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 18, 2018

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