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magnesium supplements for teens

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No: If you don't have a known deficiency, adding magnesium or any mineral will not only be unhelpful, but can cause problems. Don't self-diagnose and defi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Magnesium can be: Used to help w/anxiety but it is far better to seek out the help of a professional also. There are many causes for anxiety and it's best to get train ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Separate: Magnesium can interfere with the absorption of certain antibiotics so to play it safe you should separate the magnesium and the Amoxicillin by at leas ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
12 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Yes: Weakness / muscle fatigue and constipation and/or diarrhea.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Just don't take together as it might effect the absorption.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Magnesium supplement: I prefer very absorbable magnesium e.g. Magnesium malate or magnesium citrate. Do use magnesium oxide as it does not absorb very well into your syste ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No, why?: There's no particular interaction between these two.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
I say no: We don't even know how to diagnose magnesium deficiency or how best to supplement (magnesium salts cause diarrhea). Despite a huge amount online about ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Magnesium: Magnesium glycinate or taurate would be easiest to absorb and less likely to cause diarrhea.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Depends: Why are you on the program? I recommend a 1:1 dosage--i.e., equal amounts of calcium and magnesium. The dosage is determined by your bowel tolerance ... Read More
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