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No bowel movement after drinking magnesium citrate SHould I take more

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 25 years experience
Depends: Everyone is different, so doses are individual. However, start with a small dose, and work your way up. Adjust to desired bowel movement.

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