A member asked:

Will magnesium citrate cause you to lose weight?

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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

Yes, but: It will all be "water weight". Mag citrate acts as a laxative and makes you poop out water/electrolytes. You might see weight loss because of that, but it is not fat that you are losing! too much mag citrate use to lose weight is a possible sign of laxative abuse.

Answered 4/29/2016



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