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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is A Leg Cramp Called A “Charley Horse”?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is A Leg Cramp Called A “Charley Horse”?

Ever experienced a Charley Horse, the painful leg muscle spasm or cramp? If you have, then you know they can hurt like nobody’s business! And, once the pain subsided, you probably found yourself asking, “Who’s this Charley fella & why’s his horse hurting my leg? Healthline.com says that leg cramps are “generally treatable at home”…Read More