A 51-year-old female asked:
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what is the best type of magnesium to take to help with my heart palpitations?

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Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Magnesium: Elemental Mg is hard to absorb with a daily limited GI capacity,excess intake causes osmotic effects with looser stooling;hence its use as a laxative(Milk of Magnesia).Focus on foods with natural Mg sources.Palpitations need independent evaluation as to underlying cause.
Answered on Nov 12, 2015

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