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Doctor insights on: Magnesium Bromide

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Is magnesium good for you ?

Is magnesium good for you ?

Normal: Magnesium levels are controlled by your system. Unless a disease process is lowering your levels or chronic hormonal conditions, a reasonable diet will suffice. ...Read more

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Is 450 mg of magnesium too much?

Is 450 mg of magnesium too much?

YES: 300 mg of magnesium is adequate for adults. We also get magnesium from diet so taking additional supplementation can be toxic. ...Read more

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Is magnesium a form of vasilodator?

Is magnesium a form of vasilodator?

Magnesium: Yes -- magnesium relaxes vascular smooth muscle, and can relax skeletal muscle. In toxemia, magnesium is given intravenously to help lower bp and mute seizure risk. Dietary magnesium is known to be a natural adjunct to other bp lowering interventions, including salt restriction, weight loss, less sugar, less fat, and smoking cessation. ...Read more

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What is the richest food in magnesium?

What is the richest food in magnesium?

Organic: Also consider that the organic grown versions of those same foods will tend to be richer in magnesium. Our soils are magnesium depleted and have been for over 50 years. Conventionally grown (non-organic) food does not have as good nutrients as organic. ...Read more

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What happens if you have low magnesium levels?

Many symptoms: Magnesium is electrolyte needed for proper muscle, nerve, and enzyme function. Low magnesium level can cause muscle twitches and weakness, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, fatigue, difficulty sleeping, mental confusion, memory problems, lack of concentration. Survival depends on adequate amount of magnesium.Moderate deficieny can cause cardiac problems.Things get worse with degree of severity. ...Read more

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What is magnesium serum?

What is magnesium serum?

Magnesium: I'm not sure what you mean. Assuming this means you were told by your doctor you had a abnormally high serum magnesium level, it can be caused by a number of things, some a simple as use of certain magnesium-containing antacids. It is also associated with kidney disease and if pathologic often associated with abnormal calcium and/or potassium levels. It definitely deserves further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is magnesium an electrolyte?

Is magnesium an electrolyte?

In the blood: Magnesium in the blood and other bodily liquids is in its ionized form (Mg ++), and is an electrolyte. Similarly, calcium in its ionized form (Ca ++) is an electrolyte. ...Read more

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Does magnesium improve memory ?

Does magnesium improve memory ?

In rats: human data?: The researchers conclude that the study provides “evidence for a possible causal relationship between high [magnesium] intake and memory enhancements in aged rats.” they also call for further studies to investigate the relationship between dietary magnesium intake, body and brain magnesium levels, and cognitive skills. www.webmd.com/.../news/20100127/magnesium-may-improve-memory. ...Read more

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Milk o magnesium side effeects?

Side effects: In the setting of kidney disease, milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) can lead to dangerously elevated magnesium levels. If you have no kidney disease, the most common side effects are diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. ...Read more

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Is magnesium good for trapped nerve?

Is magnesium good for trapped nerve?

If you are deficient: Magnesium along with calcium play a very important role in nerve excitability and conduction will help if deficient , only thing will help is release of trapped nerve ( surgery ) not additional mg. ...Read more