How to get rid of a charley horse – and 4 simple fixes

How to get rid of a charley horse: This problem plagues athletes and sedentary folks alike. If you’ve ever been jolted out of sleep by a searing pain in your leg that leaves you gasping for breath, you know all too well how painful a muscle cramp can be. If you’ve never experienced a charley horse (sometimes misspelled Charlie Horse), you can count yourself lucky. In this article, [...]

Electrolyte Drops in Water – Clinical Study Showed Improved Hydration

A clinical trial with smoke jumper firefighters showed that electrolyte drops added to water is a more effective way to hydrate.  The article below was re-published with permission of Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP, FAWM. Please refer to the link below to find a link to the original article. Sub-headings have been added to improve readability. Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP, FAWM Wilderness medicine and electrolyte drops [...]