Have you ever felt a sudden involuntary contraction of a muscle? This is most commonly known as a muscle spasm, a charlie horse or a cramp. Most frequently it is a simple muscle cramp which can occasionally be accompanied by a sudden burst of pain. Muscle cramps are usually harmless and end within a few minutes.
Although they are generally harmless, frequent occurrences can definitely be irritating. Due to their sudden nature, they can abruptly interrupt an otherwise relaxing day. In this article we will focus on what causes acute muscle spasms and how Myer’s Cocktail can be used in order to help alleviate and prevent future symptoms
A muscle spasm goes by many names such as a muscle cramp, a witch, or a charlie horse. A very common occurrence, they tend to be very uncomfortable and painful. Many people would agree that if they had the choice, they would rather not have that experience again. Muscle spasms occur for many reasons, most notably:
- Muscle Pain
- Muscle Fatigue
- Muscle Overuse
- Low Electrolytes
- Pinched Nerve
Though usually muscle spasms only cause discomfort, there are rare occasions when it is recommended visiting your primary medical provider if the pain persists for extended periods of time, have leg swelling, redness or other skin changes. As these can be symptoms of something more serious.
Causes of Muscle Spasms
Many times when you suffer a muscle spasm the cause is an oversight on our part either due to working too hard or working out too hard. Maybe you didn’t take enough breaks during work. Perhaps you forgot to stretch prior to exercising or maybe you went past your limits and this is an unwanted reward for your achievement. It is not uncommon for people to not hydrate enough while at the gym as well.
Other times it can be due to stressing in life or anxiety over events happening in the world or personal life.
What is the Myer’s Cocktail
The Myer’s Cocktail is a blend of vitamins and minerals including: magnesium, calcium, vitamin B complex and vitamin C. These are delivered via an IV drip, Meaning that by bypassing the digestive system you gain the benefits of the nutrients faster and at a more concentrated dose which shows results faster.
How does Myer’s Cocktail Help with Muscle Spasms?
Firstly since the Myers Cocktail is delivered intravenously through an IV drip, it rapidly re-hydrates the body, which can help your muscles loosen up.
Vitamin B complex is made up of multiple sets of B vitamins which the body uses to restore energy levels, promote cellular health and aid with proper nerve function. Vitamin B complex has also been shown to lift your spirits and improve cognitive effectiveness which helps with reducing stress and anxiety.
Vitamin C is a necessary nutrient that the body uses to develop and repair most muscle tissue. This can improve recovery and help with repairing the overused or fatigued muscles.
Is the Myer’s Cocktail the Right Treatment for Me?
Myer’s Cocktail can be the solution to your acute muscle spasm. But for us to be certain it is, we invite you to contact us at SOHMA at Long Beach and Lakewood Ca, so we can schedule a one on one consultation to discuss treatments. Or if you are unsure of anything regarding the Myer’s cocktail.
Take the Next Step In Improving Your Health by Contacting SOHMA Integrative Medicine
Our goal is to help you improve your health. You can reach out to us and ask us about the Myers Cocktail, IV Therapy, Chiropractic care, or how our other health service lines can help you with your journey to improved health.
Located in Long Beach and Lakewood, CA we help individuals from the surrounding cities.
We look forward to helping you take the next step in your journey to better health.