The Mystery of muscle Cramping with Jeff Sankoff

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My guest today is Jeff Sankoff. An emergency physician, ironman triathlete & podcast host of the Tri Doc podcast. His personal experiences with cramping and personal endeavours to find an explanation makes him the perfect guest for this topic. Today we cover:

  • The proposed theories for muscle cramping
  • The research history behind cramping
  • The electrolyte imbalance vs neuromotor theory
  • Potential risk factors like fitness levels, weather, terrain
  • Potential treatment remedies 
  • The dangers of hyponatremia 

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