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militiousmili0001

Sex issues?

I tend to have muscle spasms while trying to have normal sex. My legs cramp. Not because of the sex. Does this happen to any one else. And what can I do to stop or lessen

cherish

@cherish

Heya @militousmill0001 Good morning to you. Is it maybe bcoz we tense up whilst having sex? So it causes spasms? I'm fine whilst having sex, but after it when you're a bit out of puff and lying back to rest is when I get spasms in my calves. They last for as long as I'm inactive, but once I stand up it's fine, or fine'ish. Hope someone else can help you with answers. Lisa ? xx

Sonia1984

@Sonia1984

Honestly I eat a banana a day and swear by it. It might not totally stop spasms during sex but it's great for your muscle issues. Have your Potassium levels checked as well while your at it. When anyone figures out how to eliminate butt cramps let me know, butt cramps are the worst!

potter

@potter

I use to get them all of the time, my neuro sent me to a physical therapist. Now I will have one occasionally, usually after I have skipped a few days of my exercise routine. I have learned that if I relax that leg and tell myself it will go away it always does. It actually disappears rather quickly. Potter

militiousmili0001

@militiousmili0001

Thanks for all comments. I do take potassium supplements. Bananas give me heart burn so I can't eat a lot. And what are the exercises you can do??

potter

@potter

The physical therapist gave a whole routine of different stretches and balance exercises, I have added some Tai Chi stretches and some from my foot doctor. It takes me about an hour to get through them, but what a difference. I was sent to the therapist for my spasms when I was first diagnosed and she put together a program that would help me keep mobile as long as possible. Still walking and have great balance, so go see the physical therapist it really works. Potter

reddivine

@reddivine

This is a common problem and not only with MS patient....my partner has "twitchy muscle" cuz he is in dialysis. Many a time he has kicked me in his sleep. (B#####d)!!! Just do stretchs before you even start and be sure your partner is aware you don't REALLY want to kick him/her in the head! Often it is cuz you are making muscles work that don't usually get a work out! I would also reccomend these ppl - if you have back or leg issues - your leg no longer does want you want .....https://www.theliberator.co.uk/