Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Topic Guide
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease): Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive disorder of the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary movements. It is sometimes called Lou Gehrig disease for the famous baseball ...
Muscle Cramps Muscle cramps occur when a muscle undergoes a sustained, forceful, involuntary contraction. The cramp may cause a visible or palpable hardening of the muscle. Dehydration, fatigue, and certain medications may cause muscle cramps. The primary treatments for muscle cramps include relaxing, stretching, massaging, and applying heat to the cramp.
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