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does magnesium help with heart palpitations

A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
It can help.: It helps, if ones magnesium level is low. In fact, in some people with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias, intravenous magnesium can be life-s ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Complex, Mixed Data: All muscle cells water inside & outside separated by fat (~30% cholesterol: stabilizes & allows movement without tearing) membrane. Proteins in membra ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Giridhar Vedala
27 years experience Cardiology
Usually not: They type of palpitations with low magnesium are usually more benign such as PACs and PVCs, but it does depend on the individual. Ideally having a mon ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Magnesium: Elemental Mg is hard to absorb with a daily limited GI capacity,excess intake causes osmotic effects with looser stooling;hence its use as a laxative( ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Giridhar Vedala
27 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes low magnesium is an electrolyte imbalance, and can produce palpitations.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Palpitations: If you are experiencing palpitations, I would suggest you consult with your doctor to see if you are suffering from an arrhythmia.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Not specifically: "better" but better "tolerated" with good BIO-AVAILABILITY and fewer GI side effects, Hope this is helpful 'Dr Z
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
No: If your magnesium levels are fine, then supplementation is not going to help. Magnesium supplements only help when a person has low magnesium levels. ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
29 years experience Cardiology
No: Do not take medication or supplements of magnesium without talking to your doctor. It could be harmful.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: Propranolol is a nonselective beta blocker blocks β1- and β2-adrenergic receptors. The half-life is approx 5-7 hrs. Propranolol blocks b1 receptors w ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Very little research: With natural herbs and vitamins for heart palpitation. Some that may help are omega 3 fatty acids, carnitine, coq10, and magnesium. I will advise to g ... Read More
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