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what are symptoms of magnesium deficiency like?

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: Magnesium deficiency symptoms are like pottassium and calcium deficiency, muscle weakness, anorexia, tetany, convulsions, apathy, coma are serious side effects.

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A 29-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: magnesium deficiency?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Hypomagnesemia: May result from a number of conditions including inadequate intake of magnesium, chronic diarrhea, malabsorption, alcoholism, chronic stress, and medications such as diuretics use among others. It is an electrolyte disturbance.
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A 31-year-old female asked:

I read up on vita.D & magnesium deficiency and the symptoms i'm feeling are similar to that condition iwanna know what can I take OTC til isee my dr?

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Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
See Below: Vitamin d 2000-4000 units a day is reasonable. Do not take if you have a history of sarcoidosis or previous elevated calcium levels magnesium- mag oxide 400 mg twice a day or mag protein plus 133 mg twice a day. Do not take if you have kidney failure because magnesium is excreted by the kidney.
A 34-year-old female asked:

What type of specialist should I see to find the cause of and treat magnesium deficiency?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Mg: Nephrologist or internist.
A 49-year-old member asked:

I found I have a magnesium deficiency, what do I eat?

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Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Foods with Magnesium: Bananas, kidney beans, black beans, brown rice, lentils, quinoa, oatmeal, and spinach all contain good amounts of magnesium.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Doctors, what are the symptoms of magnesium deficiency?

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Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Magnesium Deficiency: Constipation, muscles tension, muscle cramping, and headaches are all potential symptoms of a magnesium deficiency.

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