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What is the recommended dosage of magnesium both - as amino acid chelate and as oxide heavy?, Am deficient in magnesium

What is the recommended dosage of magnesium both - as amino acid chelate and as oxide heavy?,   Am deficient in magnesium

Magnesium deficiency: Most Americans are low in magnesium. It can vary from one person to another up to 8 fold how much magnesium a person needs. I recommend following label directions and increasing by one dose per night until 8 doses or loose stool. If you get to loose stool, consider that one dose too many. Most people only need 2 or 3 doses per day, and it could be taken all at bedtime. ...Read more

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Is Magnesium Oxide 300mg with Manganese 4mg(Manganese amino acid chelate 40mg*11mgUpper Limit)for Migraine Aura or is Magnesium Citrate Best Option?

The magnesiums....: hello - probably the first option which are pills. The Mg Citrate is a liquid,.and it MAY help your migraine....but the method is rather primitive dont you think? ...Read more

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Chelated magnesium and omeprazole okay to take together?

Chelated magnesium and omeprazole okay to take together?

Yes: They are safe to take together. But why are you on omeprazole? http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2012/12/food-sensitivities-and-reflux.html. ...Read more

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How does magnesium improve Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) efficacy? What form is best? Magnesium citrate causes headache/insomnia. No side effects w/ chelated magnesium tho.

Magnesium: If chelated magnesium sets well with you then that is the best form of magnesium for you. Having good levels of magnesium and other healthy minerals is important in staying healthy. Live a healthy livestyle, do not smoke or take recreational drugs, or use very much alcohol. ...Read more

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For 6 days i took about 1500mg chelated magnesium and stopped after noticing muscle and joint pain/clicking/stiffness. Could the mag have caused this?

Indirectly: Magnesium & calcium work together & need to be balanced. If supplementing magnesium, should also supplement calcium (or get plenty of calcium in diet). Generally intake of calcium should be twice the dose of magnesium. Potassium's also important; so eat foods rich in magnesium, calcium, & potassium. Extra fiber may be necessary since calcium tends to constipate. Heat & stretching will help too. ...Read more

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Could chelated magnesium be used for tachycardia as an alternate to atenolol? And how much per day? Heart is fine due to benzodiazepine withdrawl.

Could chelated magnesium be used for tachycardia as an alternate to atenolol? And how much per day? Heart is fine due to benzodiazepine withdrawl.

Possibly: Magnesium often helps tachycardia; whether it can be an alternative to atenolol for you is impossible to know until you try it, but if not a complete alternative it may allow you to reduce your atenolol dose. I advise magnesium taurate or glycinate with 400-800 mg of magnesium; if you take more than you can absorb you'll get loose stools, in which you can cut back. ...Read more

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Can i take magnesium with amino acids together? Also, what vitamins and minerals should I not take with mg. Affecting absorption?

Can i take magnesium with amino acids together? Also, what vitamins and minerals should I not take with mg. Affecting absorption?

It should not: Magnesium might interfere with some medications but not Amino Acids absorption. Why would you need to take Amino Acid supplement? Is it better that you eat a balance diet with enough protein, which would give you plenty of amino acids? It is more natural and complete variety of Amino Acids including the essential ones. Only in severe food allergy that you need a complete Amino Acid diet. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Vanadium nicotinate gylcinate chelate versus Vanadium amino acid chelate?

What is the difference between Vanadium nicotinate gylcinate chelate versus Vanadium amino acid chelate?

Not really any: Many drugs come as different salts, but the active ingredient is the same. The salt rarely causes any differences in the activity of the primary ingredient, but may sometimes alter the potency (the dose you need), or the absorption. Often the differences are only for the purpose of patenting a "different" chemical to be marketed. ...Read more

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I'm not a bodybuilder, I hv an asthma and want to work out in gym, can I take amino acid?

I'm not a bodybuilder, I hv an asthma and want to work out in gym, can I take amino acid?

Yes but: A balance nutrition with a good protein source will provide a similar benefit. The high priced protein supplements offer little if any value unless your diet is poor. ...Read more

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Is amino acid good or bad?

Amino acids: if you do not have the you die. That is bad. if you make too much of some you die. That is bad. if you have the right ones you live. That is good. ...Read more

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Are amino acid tablets healthy for you?

Are amino acid tablets healthy for you?

No: Well balanced diet is what you want and need. Amino acids may be deleterious to your health especially with constant use or lage amounts. The literature is not well defined on this but there were cases that suffered from serious side effects relating to Amino Acid supplements. ...Read more

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How to diagnose an amino acid disorder?

How to diagnose an amino acid disorder?

Amino acid disorder: Take a history including detailed family history. Do careful physical exam looking for evidence of the many amino acid disorders. Order correct lab tests. Happy to do 2nd opinion on this. ...Read more

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Is glutamine a basic amino acid?

Is glutamine a basic amino acid?

Glutamine amino acid: Glutamine is an Amino Acid (basic building block of proteins). People take it for various reasons as a dietary supplement. It purportedly helps maintain muscle mass in athletes or patients following surgery or major illness. Patients on chemo may take it to prevent or lessen side-effects. Caution should be taken for those with kidney or liver failure, mental illness or epilepsy or allergy to msg. ...Read more

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Can we use amino acid 2222 tabs in preworkout?

Can we use amino acid 2222 tabs  in preworkout?

Maybe: Can you provide more information about these tabs? Many Amino Acids are helpful for muscle repair - but your description of "2222" is not meaningful to me (and i study supplements and nutrition). ...Read more

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Is melamine an amino acid or protein?

Is melamine an amino acid or protein?

Neither.: It is a nitrogen rich plastic frequently added to food products to artificially boost protein assays because of its nitrogen content. Avoid! the chinese infant formulas and pet foods have had scandals in the past for putting this in said material! it is toxic! can cause a myriad of problems, particularly renal problems! ...Read more