> If they become recurrent or are associated with other symptoms,
> it is recommended to see a doctor.
When you say "doctor", you're pushing the services of "MDs" I neither need nor want.
Further, your post includes a plug to (your) pharmacy!
> A cramp causes severe pain.
> It can be quickly relieved with a few simple actions:
No, this is not true.
> stop the activity involved in the onset of the cramp;
Read the OP's post again... these cramps aren't caused by any activity.
> stretch and massage the muscle affected by the cramp.
> For example, if it is a calf cramp, lift your leg and
> pull the toe up (bring the toe towards you). Once you
> have done this exercise, try walking on your heels for
> a few minutes;
Advices like these are peddled by physical therapists "Bob and Brad" and many others on YouTube. However, their advices have never worked for my leg cramps.
> rehydrate by drinking plenty of water;
Water-drinking has never worked for my leg cramps.
> If the muscle pain persists after the cramp,
> you can take one of the following medicines:
> paracetamol, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
> or "NSAID" (ibuprofen, ketoprofen) or aspirin. Each
> of these medicines should be used alone: do not take
> several NSAIDs at the same time, or one NSAID and aspirin.
Here at Curezone we educate but don't medicate.
The solution that works for my leg cramps is self-control. The usual issue is the evil of carbohydrates. Example: of fruits, I eat only two servings per day, as opposed to 10 or 15 serving per day.