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I suppose this isn't truly a "medical condition," but has anyone had lots more cramping of muscles while on Whole30? My calves and my hands have been intermittently cramping, especially at night. Not sure if I need more magnesium or am missing the calcium from my daily glass of milk, or something else is going on. I'm on Day 9 and am well past menopause, if that makes a difference.

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Cramping is usually a sign of low magnesium, potassium and/or salt.

Swicthing to a wholefood diet can reduce your sodium intake by up to 70% so don't forget to salt your food.

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Thanks for the replies!  I feel as though I drink a lot of water, but will start keeping track.  I take a multivitamin, and do salt my food (liberally, usually).  Is there a supplement that any of you would suggest to up my potassium and magnesium?  

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Thanks for asking, Praxisproject.  The cramps are gone for now at least.  I'm still not sure what caused them, specifically; but in general, I'm a lot more relaxed than I was the first week or two of my Whole30.  I think perhaps the sugar withdrawal was causing some of my tension?  I decided not to invest in the Natural Calm until I suffered a little longer :) and in the meantime, the cramps subsided.  Thanks again.

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I second the Epsom salt suggestion but add that you should add baking soda in a 2:1 ratio. I'll have to come back with a link to support the baking soda claim that basically without it the Epsom salt baths are just regular baths. 

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