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What type of magnesium should i take

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
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Unknown: Magnesium has never really been proven to help with headaches, but if you want to try it, i would try something like mag-ox 400 mg once or twice a day... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Magnesium: Before you waste your money on a magnesium (M) supplements (S), here is a list of food rich in M: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Patients/Programs-and-S... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Magnesium : Magnesium is an essential elements that aids a number of processes in human physiology. Anxiety and depression have both been conditions that have bee... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 39 years experience
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 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Magnesium: Hi. Magnesium (Mg) is a trace element, and doesn't specifically need replacement. You should be eating a balanced healthy diet anyway, being diabetic,... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Citrate preferred: Calcium citrate can be easily absorbed and dissolved when compared to calcium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). Magnesium is often added because it ma... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Hard to overdo: It is safe to take very high amounts of magnesium as there is no toxic dose unless you have kidney failure. However, many forms are poorly absorbed an... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
More likely: Deficiencies are related to your small bowel resections especially if the terminal ileum was removed.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Why Magnesium?: If you are in good health and have undergone per-operative evaluation by your doctors, there is no need to take magnesium or any other supplements.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Magnesium taurate: My favorite form of magnesium is magnesium taurate, which is magnesium bound to the amino acid taurine. It is among the best-absorbed forms of magnesi... Read More

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