The People's Pharmacy: Four crazy home remedies that really work

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Soap for leg cramps
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Soap for leg cramps
Are you prone to leg cramps in the night? Fight those charlie horses with by placing a bar of soap under the bottom sheet of your bed, down near your legs.

"A lot of people say just a bar of soap [works]," Joe explained, "just stick it down there and see if it doesn't do the job."

It won't cost you anything to try it out, Graedon noted, because you don't even need to buy special soap.

"Just take a bar the next time you stay in a hotel."