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Which magnesium is the best to take for low mood

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Call Your family doc: Often your family doc can help you with this and local conselors/therapists can be of great value as well. Your doc can evaluate you and likely able t ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience Child Psychiatry
Varies: There is no single best antidepressant medication. Each person responds differently. In fact, on average, most antidepressants are about equally effec ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: There is research to back-up the benefits of fish oil supplementation for mood abnormalities. Making it a rational choice to augment more mainstream t ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Low mood: A better management of a low mood would be at a Psychologist's facility! Please let me know how things go. PS: I was born in England in 1944 but the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Better yet..: Rather than looking for a band-aid fix, it is important to address the actual issue. Frequent or intense feelings of anxiety & anger are usually not n ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
No proof: There is no proof that additional magnesium will help depression. That being said a healthy, balanced diet is usually helpful. Ask your MD about the ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
Check Vitamin D: Get your 25 hydroxy Vitamin D level checked. If it is low, then you may need supplementation. Almost half of the population suffers from low Vitamin D ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
25 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
SIADH: Venlafaxine is within a class of drugs called SSRIs (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors). This class of drug has been associated with SIADH. If this can be ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Prof. Wimalawansa
45 years experience Internal Medicine
None : Eat enough calcium-rich natural foods. Dairy products and calcium-fortified foods are the best sources of calcium. In many countries, fruit juices, c ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Weak repletion, both: If you have repeated low levels, you need prescription strength and doctors supervision. If you overuse them, being weak doses, you may overdo it. Pot ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Depakote: Depakote is often used to stabilize mood in someone with bipolar disorder. If possible, no antidepressant at all is used, because these can precipita ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leigh Forbush
19 years experience Family Medicine
Green tea: Add 1-2 glasses/cups of green tea per day.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Difficulty falling: Asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/ove ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
No such thing: Vitamins are catalysts that make our enzymes work. They all work together as a team. They are non caloric nutrients and only become drugs when used in ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Magnesium: Avoid Mag sulfate. Try magnesium aspartate, gluconate or oxide.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Come on: There is no relationship. Another case of shysterism?
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Will
Specializes in Cardiology
Either: Does not truly matter so long as it is about same time each day.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
56 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: If you have a major depressive disorder you probably would be given a ssri type of antidepressant of which there are several such as zoloft, (sertrali ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vitamin D: The only medicine that cures deficiency of vitamin d is vitamin d! take d3, about 5000 units/day but spending time in the sun helps you make your own ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Excellent Question : The starting point here would be to see your doctor for an evaluation to rule out an underlying medical cause of the forgetfulness. Nortriptyline is ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Antidepressant: No 'best' antidepressant. Depends on what medications u have been tried on, how u responded, what side-effects u had, & what your doctor recommends ba ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
When you wish: Congratulations on taking up strength training. Arginine is safe, it may help you build some muscle by stimulating growth hormone, and may indeed acce ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
DEPENDS.: Depends on whether it makes you sleepy or not. Lower doses may be more energizing and higher doses more sedating.
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