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is there anything wrong with taking 1000mg/day of magnesium while i'm pregnant?

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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 36 years experience
No: Magnesium will also helps counter pregnancy's tendency for constipation and leg cramps. Decrease the amount if you get very loose stools.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Possibly: If you have kidney disease, magnesium is not advisable. If you have magnesium deficiency, intake will be ok even if pregnant. Intake of magnesium otc without appropriate reason may be deleterious with or without pregnancy. Note high magnesium in blood causes abnormal heart rhythm.

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