A 53-year-old female asked:
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my dr wants me take 5000 of d3 . how much magnesium should i take and what kind of magnesium?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Why do you need mag?: We're you told your magnesium is low? If you were not told, you need not to take magnesium. If you were told that your mag is low, your doc will tell you what to take and will follow on your blood levels.
Answered on Nov 29, 2012

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