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How Much Magnesium A Day
How much magnesium a day? How much is too much? Could magnesium contribute to insomnia if too much is taken?
Magnesium and sleep: Magnesium (Mg) is found in a variety of foods. If you eat a diverse diet (particularly high fiber foods), you will get plenty of Mg. The body regulates it quite well so unless you take Mg pills, there's no reason to worry about excess. As for sleep, Mg deficiency is associated with insomnia. So getting plenty of Mg from food is a good thing for sleep. Leafy greens, nuts, whole grains, seeds. ...Read more
Magnesium Intake/day: The food and nutrition board of the institute of medicine has set the acceptable upper intake level for magnesium supplements at 350-400 mg per day, which is the highest level of intake that is not apt to cause diarrhea or other gastrointestinal problems in most people. Your body absorbs between 1/3 and 1/2 of the magnesium you consume. Foods rich in magnesium include green leafy vegetables. ...Read more
My husband magnesium is low @ 1.0
I have 250 mg pills that I take. How much do you recommend he take per day to get back to normal?
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
How much calcium to magnesium ratio should a 32 yr old male take? 1000mg calcium to 500mg magnesium a day? Should you take them different times?
2TO1SAME TIME IS OK: The ratio of 2to1 is just right.And you can take them at the same time and there is no reason why not. ...Read more
I'm taking now Magnesium Taurate because I read is good for fast heartbeats cause by anxiety but I'm not sure if it's safe to take 250mg a day? Thanks
YES!: Magnesium is an essential nutrient and we need it every day. It is safe ; non-toxic. If you take too much (esp. A poorly absorbed form) it can cause loose stools. The only potential hazard is in those with kidney failure, who are at risk of toxicity. Otherwise it is perfectly safe to take every day. See http://bit.Ly/1dpai09. ...Read more
I am on a 5 day coarse of de- assidation with magnesium peroxide
what are the normal sideeffects.?
See below.: There is no normal for this completly bogus treatment. It may even be potentially toxic depending upon dose. All peroxides are very potent oxidizing agents and are not for ingestion. There is no such thing as being too acid in a walking talking individual and you do not need to be de-acidified. Save your money and your health. ...Read more
My magnesium bottle says take 2 a day (250mg each), but i read over 350mg a day is toxic? i've been taking 500mg a day for 2 days now, should i stop?
You'll be ok: Hi It is very difficult to overdose on Magnesium. With the very little that you took, you won't have any issues. Our bodies are very good at keeping Magnesium levels in balance. Any excess will just get urinated out. I would however, just go back to 1 tab per day. 500mg is a little much, but you won't develop toxicities from just 2 days of it. Hope this helps ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Getting ivp in monday. Lost my instructions. I know I need to drink milk if magnesium at 4 the day before. How much do I drink?
One of many preps: Contact practice performing test for exact preparation. Usual preparation for IVP. One (1) day prior to your x-ray examination at 4pm, take two 5mg Dulcolax tablets. • One (1) day prior to your x-ray examination at 6pm, take 2 tbsp Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). ...Read more
Slo-mag has 143mg of magnesium. How much of which food would a person have to eat per day in order to replace the slo-mag with food-derived magnesium?
What are the benefits or negatives of taking magnesium powder (2 tablespoons) a day with water? Is there any harm i should worry about?
Many benefits: Magnesium deficiency is extremely common. Symptoms include muscle tension/spasms, fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, constipation and headaches. One can not overdose unless you have kidney failure. The only side effect is diarrhea if you choose a form that is poorly absorbed. Magnesium glycinate, taurate and citrate are well-absorbed. See http://drcarolyndean.com/magnesium_miracle/ ...Read more
I have been taking 500 mg a day of magnesium but have heard it's bad for kidneys. Been on one year/ kidney tests 4m ago were great. Should I stop?
Magnesium Intake: Commend yourself for good functioning Kidneys. Average daily level of intake of Magnesium for age 45 is 320mg/day. Too much magnesium from food does not pose a health risk High doses of Magnesium from dietary supplements or medications result in diarrhea, nausea and abdominal cramping. Do not stop taking Magnesium. Take 320mg/day from spinach, legumes, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. See Physician ...Read more
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My sister drank water with magnesium sulfate every day and she lost a lot of weight rapidly. Why?
Rapid weight loss: Your sister lost weight and most of it was water. Magnesium is given to induce diarrhea in patients who will have a colonoscopy. If she did have the diarrhea, most of it was water and that is the cause of her weight loss. Rapid weight gain or loss is always due to gain or loss of water weight. ...Read more
I have bad muscle twiching all over and took 500mg magnesium a day and it worked very well. Is that a safe dosage per day.
Usually: If your kidneys work, and if you are not getting diarrhea (most people don't at that dose), then it should be a safe level to supplement, with many 1-a-day magnesium supplements being in that range. If twitching persists or is recurrent, should ask your dr about this, as might want to check blood work and/or look for cause(s). ...Read more
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