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Could An Arrhythmia Be Caused By A Magnesium Defficiency
Abnormal heart rhythm is a condition in which a person has an abnormal heartbeat pattern, as detected by an EKG (electrocardiogram) of the heart. Some abnormal rhythms run in families (hereditary abnormal rhythms). Some abnormal rhythms are not dangerous, while others can cause ...Read more
Not known to, but...: Rare, idiosyncratic reactions to any med can occur. Likely unrelated, look elsewhere first. ...Read more
I have a chronic arrhythmia due to heart condition. been experiencing constipation. Would it be safe to try magnesium citrate once? Can it cause Vtach
Can magnesium, calcium or zinc supplements for osteomalacia affect heart negatively as a patient with arrhythmia & occasional high pressure in lungs?
Would a magnesium deficiency caused by levaquin (levofloxacin) be affecting irritability, confusion, and depression? I'm on day 4 of it and these things seem worse
Just Levaquin (levofloxacin): There is lots of magnesium in the body, so it won't deplete to symptomatic levels in just a few days. Levaquin (levofloxacin) can have such side effects, and you should let your prescriber know about them--together decide if this is cause (and if worth putting up with for rest of course, or need new Rx for other antibiotic), or if something else might be going on and you need seen again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Magnesium deficiency: Magnesium deficiency can happen temporarily with intestinal viruses that cause vomiting and diarrhea. Also, GI diseases like irritable bowel syndrome and ulcerative colitis, diabetes, and pancreatitis; hyperthyroidism, kidney disease, and taking diuretics can lead to deficiencies. So can too much coffee, soda, salt, or alcohol; heavy menstrual periods, excessive sweating, and prolonged stress. ...Read more
Yes: This drug is often associated with magnesium deficiency if taken for a long time. Magnesium supplement is recommended. Vit B12 may be low as well and may lead to damages to the nerves. Watch for iron deficiency due to the suppression of acid. Supplements should be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause a high calcium&magnesium level in blood tests since my diet is extremly poor?And I have all the magnesium deficiency symptoms.
RBC: The best test for magnesium deficiency is an RBC magnesium level, not a serum. If you are low in magnesium, your body will pull what it needs from your bones and tissues. See a doctor to make sure nothing is seriously wrong, improve your diet, and consider supplementing with magnesium and K2. More info here: drfairchild.blogspot.com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic tension an spasms in upper back an vertigo . can a vit. d an magnesium deficiency cause this ?
Difficult to say w/o: bloodwork done, but more important to see why you are having vertigo. Normally, it's not from a vitamin deficiency, and you need to have that worked up medically by your doctor, or a referral to an ears, nose, throat specialist. Taking supplements will not change the outcome of the vertigo. Chronic back spasm tension can sometimes be helped w/magnesium and D3, but talk to your Dr. first! ...Read more
I'm 28 years old and suffer from calcium and magnesium deficiency and am getting treatment can this cause my periods to be late or early by 2-3 days?
Could magnesium deficiency cause heart pvc's. I been getting pvcs frequency most of my life, my cardiologist says my heart is good.
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