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Do you suffer from frequent muscle cramps? Skeletal muscles have a certain amount of contraction called muscle tone. When excessive or abnormal tone in the muscles occur, spasms, cramps, and twitches can be the symptoms. Other symptoms are discomfort, tightness, tingling, and burning. Although these conditions are not uncommon to most people once in a while, they are most common in those who are sedentary, lack regular exercise, have low levels of magnesium, or are on a diet that reduces calcium in the body. (Source: Under Pressure: Fast and easy relief from the pressures of modern life with the ancient science of pressure point therapy. By John Sherman, M.D., OTR, CST.)