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Old September 14th 05, 02:30 AM
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Sunset Lowracer [TM] Fanatic wrote:

What is a "Rans"?


As I said years ago, for you it's always been:

Really anal-retentive nazi speller


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Old September 14th 05, 05:02 PM
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nj_diver wrote:
Take anything (e.g., calcium) for the leg cramps?

You take potassium for leg cramps....not calcium. Bananas are a great
source of potassium. I take a potassium supplement daily and it has
eliminated 99% of the leg cramps in all situations.

I get leg cramps from heat in the summer, and quinine tablets and vitamin
E seems to ease them.


Be careful with quinine. I got my MD to give me a scrip for quinine tabs,
and I carry one in my bike gear in case of a massive leg cramp. My wife
takes a quinine based med and a listed side affect is BLINDNESS. If you take
quinine frequently, check with your physician. I have also found that ,
since my blood pressure is OK, adding some salt to my food has helped to
eliminate leg cramps. More training rides have helped too.YMMV

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