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Posted : April 30, 2006
I suffer with severe calf muscle cramp during and at the end of a dive .Have tried magnesium and zinc tablets,eat bananas drink more water etc.Have read splitfins may help.Your advice please.with thanks vvn

Posted : May 2, 2006
You may as well borrow a pair and see if it helps,
along with plenty of hydration, esp with those sports drinks to make sure you have enough energy to burn before going into lactic acidosis.
Dr J
Answer provided by Dr Oliver Firth
Dr Ollie Firth
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