A 35-year-old member asked:
is it possible for you to use senna and magnesuim together?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Senna and Magnesium: Yes you can take senna and magnesium as a laxative together as a laxative but i would worn you about possible diarrhea as a side effect. I generally recommend miralax, (polyethylene glycol) it's gentler.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Can magnesium sulfate (iv) relax the baby too much and cause important organs to fail?
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No: In fact we have found that premature babies who receive magnesium have less bleeding in the brain. Magnesium should be used cautiously because it can have rare but serious side effects in the mother such as too much water in the lungs.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Can magnesium help atrial fibrillation?
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Cardiology 37 years experience
Magnesium and afib: Research studies on this topic have yielded inconsistent results. These studies were done in patients who had undergone coronary bypass surgery. Some of the studies seem to suggest that magnesium levels need to be increased to 2.0 meq/l or more to prevent atrial fibrillation. Provided that kidney function is normal, there would be no harm in using magnesium supplements in this setting.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Can tourette's be caused my magnesium deficiency?
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
No: If you have a magnesium deficiency, muscle fasciculations (almost imperceptible muscle twiches) may occur. In severe magnesium deficiency, seizures and cardiac arrythmias may occur; but the involuntary, complex, stylized motor movements of tourette's do not. Tourette's is a brain problem, not an electrolyte imbalance problem.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Where can I find magnesium chloride in the usa?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
See below: For medicinal purpose you can find it in the pharmacies.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
How are magnesium and riboflavin used for headaches?
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Neurology 52 years experience
Prevention: Riboflavin, magnesium, butterbur, feverfew, and coq-10 have been used daily to prevent migraine headaches. Quality research has suggested good success, especially with purified butterbur and riboflavin. All are available without a prescription, and, in some cases, rival success of prescription items.
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