For persistent cramps, particularly those associated with muscle fatigue and strains such as too much walking, poor shoes or overexertion, you should use a combination of heat and cold to relieve the muscle cramp.
Sometimes called pulled muscles, they usually occur because of overexertion or improper lifting techniques.
Tension-type headaches are often brought on by emotional or mental stress, overexertion, poor posture, loud noise, and other external factors.
Overexertion without enough time between exercise sessions to recuperate also can lead to muscle strains, resulting in inactivity due to pain.
If your fitness regime includes a lot of repetitive movement, it is important to track these exercises to prevent overexertion and muscle strain.
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