|To your good health: Fasciculations are muscles out of control|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had leg cramps for about 32 years while I have engaged in an active lifestyle. I was a jogger for some years, and now I work out at the gym. I am in my late 60s and have found that the leg cramps have gotten worse. I noticed three or four years ago that my leg muscles, especially in the calf area, would contract or pulsate, and jerk or jump, looking like they were about to cramp but not actually doing it. I have tried everything doctors have recommended: stretching, hot baths, staying hydrated. I even took quinine when it was available.
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