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can taking magnesium help with back pain

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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not really one nerve: Leg cramps are common in people with and without medical disorders, which means having leg cramps is not specific enough to lead a person to a diagnos ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Worthless: They have no benefit for this issue.
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Dr. Ilya Averbuch
46 years experience Pain Management
ALMOST USELESS: Almost useless – unless there is a significant associated muscle spasm and sympathetic pain component; then magnesium may POSSIBLY be somewhat helpful ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Not Really: No supplements have been shown to have any significant effect on improving back pain and sciatica.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Magnesium = diarrhea: Th e magnesium could cause the diarrhea but so can linzess.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: until proven otherwise. Blood disorders may also cause similar symptoms. A differential of your WBC count may help to some extent. Cultures, specifica ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Back pain: After pregnancy is not caused by an epidural needle but by loose ligaments in your spine caused by Progesterone and overall core muscle weakness. Exer ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
21 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: Although it can improve muscle tone which in turn can give more muscle support for the spine.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Decrease stresses : By making the hamstrings more flexible, your pelvis positioning can change reducing stresses across the lower back.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
NO: You need to get your back evaluated to see why your back hurts. Getting butt augmentation may make back pain worse actually, so see a spine specialis ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Ned to find a doctor: Welcome to HealthTap! Please understand my bias as a Family Doc & Geriatrician, so I believe that everyone should have a primary care doctor that ... Read More
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