Pickle Juice for Cramps: Does It Work?
Medically reviewed by Katherine Marengo, LDN, RD, specialty in nutrition, on September 12, 2019m| Written by Adrian White What does pickle juice have to do with cramps? Pickle juice has become a popular remedy for leg cramps over the years — specifically for the cramps runners and athletes get after a workout. Some athletes swear […]
Pickles and Pickle Juice: Healthy or Horrible?
Written by Team Legion | not dated If you hang out in nutrition and fitness circles like I do, you’ll come across all sorts of interesting recommendations. Practically everyone has their own personal miracle drug or perfect natural supplement to make their workouts easier. One of these I keep coming across is pickle juice. People […]
Health Secrets Dr. Oz Only Tells His Friends
Dr. Oz’s 1-Ingredient Hangover Cure Pickle juice! After a long night of drinking your body is zapped of water and electrolytes, which is why you get headaches, dizziness and cramping. The salts in pickle juice will help replenish your electrolytes and put your body back in balance. Dr. Oz recommends 1/4 cup first thing in […]
Is Pickle Juice Becoming A New Craze In The Chronic Kidney Disease Community For Dialysis Patients?
Save a life! learn more here As many Chronic Kidney Disease patients who conduct Dialysis have experienced, muscle cramps are a common complication during Dialysis Treatments. In fact, “cramps occur in 1/3 to 2/3 of all Dialysis patients,” according to Dr. Paul Kellerman (Wisconsin Dialysis). The exact cause of cramps in Dialysis patients is usually […]
Gastric emptying after pickle-juice ingestion in rested, euhydrated humans.
More research for our science buffs! J Athl Train. 2010 Nov-Dec;45(6):601-8. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-45.6.601.Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108- 6050, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract CONTEXT: Small volumes of pickle juice (PJ) relieve muscle cramps within 85 seconds of ingestion without significantly affecting plasma variables. This effect may be neurologic […]
The science behind Pickle Juice: Reflex Inhibition of Electrically Induced Muscle Cramps in Hypohydrated Humans
Anecdotal evidence suggests that ingesting small volumes of pickle juice relieves muscle cramps within 35 s of ingestion. No experimental evidence exists supporting the ingestion of pickle juice as a treatment for skeletal muscle cramps.