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A 26-year-old female asked:

Can magnesium help my pacs? i have an echo stress test coming up and an event monitor to determine the cause and if its anything to worry about....

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Yes: Raising your magnesium and potassium levels into the upper normal range can and often do suppress pacs - it's a very healthy and safe way to treat them. Risks: if you have kidney disease, you can retain too much. Large doses of magnesium often cause diarrhea. Otherwise, it's safe.
Dr. Antonella Quattromani
Cardiac Electrophysiology 39 years experience
Apcs: Yesagnesium can help.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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