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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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How much magnesium is in citrate?

Wrong question: Magnesium citrate is a magnesium preparation in salt form ( in a 1:1 ratio of magnesium atom per citrate molecules). Packager: Cardinal Health 1.745 g of Magnesium citrate in 29.6 mL or Magnesium citrate 1.745 g per fl oz. https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=1df72d29-612d-4767-b8fc-ba2efc1665d1 ...Read more

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Is magnesium good for trapped nerve?

Is magnesium good for trapped nerve?

Depends: Magnesium is highly beneficial, and most people are deficient. However, magnesium by itself will not fix a trapped nerve. Surgery may be needed. http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2012/12/magnesium.html. ...Read more

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Why is magnesium given during a code?

Why is magnesium given during a code?

Arrhythmias: Low magnesium can cause cardiac conduction disturbances and arrhythmias. Since there is no time to measure magnesium in a code situation it is often given to make sure that there is no depletion causing the cardiac problems. ...Read more

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What are dietary sources of magnesium?

Leafy veggies: Most dietary magnesium comes from vegetables, such as dark green, leafy vegetables. Other foods that are good sources of magnesium: Fruits or vegetables (such as bananas, dried apricots, and avocados) Nuts (such as almonds and cashews) Peas and beans (legumes), seeds Soy products (such as soy flour and tofu) Whole grains (such as brown rice and millet) ...Read more

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What do you use magnesium sulfate for?

What do you use magnesium sulfate for?

3 reasons in obstetr: 1) to stop contractions for 48 hours in order to get the fetus time to mature its lungs with steroids, in case of preterm labor <34 weeks. 2)to prevent severe cerebral palsy in the offspring of women with ruptured membranes and/or preterm labor <32 weeks. 3)to prevent seizures in women with preeclampsia (severe only?) at high-risk periods (e.g. Labor, first 24 hours postpartum). ...Read more

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What foods or fruits contain magnesium?

quick google answer: Foods high in magnesium in (mg) beans, black 1 cup 120 broccoli, raw 1 cup 22 halibut 1/2 fillet 170 nuts, peanuts 1 oz 64 okra, frozen 1 cup 94 oysters 3 oz 49 plantain, raw 1 medium 66 rockfish 1 fillet 51 scallop seeds, pumpkin and squash 1 oz (142 seeds) 151 soy milk 1 cup 47 spinach, cooked 1 cup 157 tofu 1/4 block 37 whole grain cereal. ...Read more

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Safe to use magnesium and kava together?

Safe to use magnesium and kava together?

Yes, however...: Both magnesium and kava can have a relaxing effect and make you pretty mellow. It is perfectly safe to take them together, just be aware that it might make you sleepy and you should not try to drive or operate heavy equipment for a few hours after taking. While generally safe and well tolerated be aware of potential hazards. See https://draxe.com/kava-root/ for more info. ...Read more

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Why is magnesium preferred for torsades?

Torsade de pointes: I want you to read about EAD (early after depolarization) which is the mechanism of torsades due to R on T phenomenon. Magnesium is the drug of choice for suppressing EADs and terminating the torsades. Magnesium achieves this by decreasing the influx of calcium, thus lowering the amplitude of EADs. Mg is used for treatment in hemodynamically stable sustained torsades. ...Read more

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Dose magnesium can help more beard growth?

No: It's a necessary nutrient, especially abundant in green vegetables, and you're doing your body a favor if you get enough. It won't give you that scratchy, rough beard -- and probably nothing else will, either. Focus on being physically fit and you'll look great, beard or no. ...Read more