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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience Pharmacology
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Magnesium supplement: Depends one age and sex. Link below with helpful info on the subject. Hope this helps. Best of luck Dr R http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplem ... Read More
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A 56-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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Why do you need mag?: We're you told your magnesium is low? If you were not told, you need not to take magnesium. If you were told that your mag is low, your doc will tell ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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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