A 25-year-old female asked:
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is heart palpitations from low magnesium dangerous?

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Dr. Giridhar Vedala
27 years experience Cardiology
Usually not: They type of palpitations with low magnesium are usually more benign such as PACs and PVCs, but it does depend on the individual. Ideally having a monitor during the palpitations will help confirm if significant issue.
Answered on Oct 31, 2015
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Yes: Yes low magnesium is an electrolyte imbalance, and can produce palpitations.
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