While enjoying that hot dog with a little mustard on top, here’s something else to consider. Mustard not only tastes good on your hot dog, but it can help with muscle cramps too.
Most of us have experienced cramping at one point, especially leg cramps. It can be extremely painful and frustrating to deal with. It can come about during the day while sitting, playing sports, or even during the night while sleeping. Cramping can strike anyone at any time, but it can become more common with age.
There are several reasons for cramping up. It can be caused by dehydration, overuse of a muscle, holding a position for an extended length of time or muscle strain. Sometimes it’s not known what causes muscle cramping. Sometimes it can be due to a medical condition.
According to Dr. Bruce Bean and Robert Winthrop, Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School, leg cramps are muscle spasms caused by “mini-seizures” of