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Can I Take Calcium And Magnesium Together
Is it ok to take calcium, vitamin D3 and magnesium together? Or do calcium and magnesium compete for absorption?
OK, to a degree but:: Calcium ; magnesium are often packaged together both in supplements ; foods. They compete a bit; calcium may reduce mag. Absorption but mag. Does not seem to reduce cal. Absorption. Those low in mag. Have difficulty absorbing cal.; if deficient in mag. It may be best to take it separately. http://www.nutraceuticalsworld.com/contents/view_breaking-news/2011-09-14/magnesium-is-key-to-calcium-uptake/. ...Read more
Can i take these vitamins together: fish oil and calcium/magnesium with vit d and prenatal vitamins?
Some: The fish oil and prenatals are fine together. Ask your doctor how much calcium and vitamin d you need based on your diet. It may be worth getting a vitamin d level. If you need to take the additional calcium, it's probably best to take it apart from the prenatals, which also usually contain calcium. ...Read more
Why is it preferable to take Calcium and Magnesium supplements WITH vitamin D3 when you have D deficiency ? What the 2 do for vitamin d?
What is the ratio between calcium and magnesium.How much should you take per day for a adult man.Will one conflict with other if you take to much calc?
See below: A mixed diet with dairy products should provide sufficient calcium and magnesium for an adult male and you do not need to take supplements. See these two sites for information about dietary sources of these minerals. http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/calcium-healthprofessional/ http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/magnesium-healthprofessional/. ...Read more
Hi, is it a good idea for me to take calcium & magnesium plus the pills regularly i mean everyday. I take quite a good amount of milk everyday too.
I am 60 and was told i need 1000 mg calcium intake daily. Can i take 500 mg calcium pills daily and balance food. Is calcium magnesium pill better?
Calcium balance: Current guidelines state that a person should not take more than 1000 mg of calcium in tablet form per day, and that dietary calcium is healthier form of calcium than tablet calcium. If your target is 1000 mg total, I recommend one tablet of calcium-magnesium (yes is better) and then get the rest of your total calcium target from food. Consult a nutrition counter for mg calcium in each food ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc altogether in one pill. It says to take 1 to 3 caplets daily with a meal. Can I take all three at once, instead?
Med Directions: if it says 1-3 daily, then it means all at once. If it were to say take 1 tablet three times a day then it would mean exactly that. If it said to take one tablet up to three times a day then it would be how your are interpreting the directions. According to what you said the correct way is the first, 1-3 tablets all at once, one time a day. ...Read more
Can i take calmag supreme while pregnant. It has calcium magnesium vit c and acetycholine? It helps with calm nerves.
Ask obstetrician: Most vitamin and mineral supplements are safe. Beware of over the counter preparations especially herbal preparations which may contain unknown ingredients or chemicals which could be harmful. Always check with your obstetrician before taking any medicine or food if in doubt. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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