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The worst ones for me happen in the middle of the night. I wake up feeling panicked. All focus on my leg.
As Fergal would say… Ouchies!
No fun at all.
But the good news is there’s something you can do to reduce the likelihood of cramps…
Eat. More. Magnesium.
Normally I’m not a fan of the nutritionist approach to thinking about food in terms of nutrients. Like counting calories it takes the joy out of eating. I prefer to focus on getting as much variety as I can from whole foods. So much easier and more delicious!
But I do have 2 exceptions. Iron and magnesium.
As I wrote recently, when I’m feeling tired (especially during pregnancy), I find upping my intake of iron rich foods makes an amazing difference.
The second exception is, you guesse…