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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Low Magnesium: Low magnesium (m) levels can cause, muscle spasms, tics, weakness, low calcium and potassium blood levels as well as dangerous cardiac irregular heart ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Review with your doc: Magnesium is one of those minerals that can cause a lot of problems if you take too much of it. The recommended dietary allowance of magnesium is 320 ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
9 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Your average daily intake should be about 310 mg of Magnesium and this number goes up when you're pregnant. But to answer your question 400 mg a day s ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emran Rouf
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Oral Mg replacement : You need to know how low your serum magnesium level is. Normal level is 1.5 to 2.5 and if your level is close to 1, you will likely need a total of a ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Magnesium supplement: To increase your serum mg level.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Why need it?: If for supplementing a low mag level, use magoxide. If for treating constipation, mag citrate is best. Be cautious of self prescribed mag since it may ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Normal: Magnesium levels are controlled by your system. Unless a disease process is lowering your levels or chronic hormonal conditions, a reasonable diet wil ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Magnesium many deeds: Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It is needed for nerve & muscle function- needed for cardiac muscle &am ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes, but: Why would you want to? Solid magnesium doesn't dissolve. If you truly have magnesium deficiency, it is best taken as a prescription medication as adv ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
YES: 300 mg of magnesium is adequate for adults. We also get magnesium from diet so taking additional supplementation can be toxic.
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