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What is magnesium chloride used for?

What is magnesium chloride used for?

Magnesium chloride: Medically-prescribed magnesium supplements such as slo-mag and mag-sr contain magnesium chloride which is slowly released. For the dozens of other uses, see http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/magnesium_chloride. ...Read more

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Chloride (Definition)

Chloride is a negatively charged ion of chlorine found in cells and serum. Chloride is the main ion which balances out the positively charged ions ...Read more


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Is magnesium chloride the same as magneeium citrate?

Pretty similar: But not precisely the same. Elemental magnesium has a positive charge to it (technically a +2 charge) so the only way to get it into a pill form that you can take orally is to mix it with something that is negatively charged so that the resulting compound is neutral. Chloride and citrate both accomplish this. ...Read more

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What is an interesting fact about magnesium chloride that I can tell my Yr 8 teacher?

Both elements were: created,as all elements,Durring the violent death of a giant star billions of years ago,were exploded out into the universe,and ended up here on earth where they combined in just the right way to result in the creation of human life,intelligence,and the ability of your teacher to ask of you this question. It has many uses in the body including nerve function,the heart,blood vessels,and on and on.. ...Read more

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Can swallowing a little bit of magnesium chloride hurt?

Can swallowing a little bit of magnesium chloride hurt?

No.: Magnesium chloride is a supplement that primarily provides magnesium to the body. This essential nutritional mineral is critical to many biological processes. However, magnesium chloride is not appropriate for all individuals. It can adversely interact with some medications and is also not advised for individuals with kidney problems. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink magnesium chloride 66.5 mg in liquid form or mix 30g of magnesium chloride in a liter of pure water & drink 1 shot a day?

Yes but . . .: Magnesium chloride (http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/magnesium-chloride.Html) is available in multiple versions & forms. Chat w/your family physician about your specific needs. It's probably safer to buy a standardized brand than mix some up on your own. As all the instructions & labels state, take as directed (by your prescribing physician). ...Read more

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I have peptic ulcers. Is it safe to take magnesium chloride?

Magnesium: Yes it is safe to take magnesium. Why do you have peptic ulcers? The most common cause is an h. Pylori infection that is treated with antibiotics. Gastroenterologists are the specialists who can help you find out why you have ulcers. ...Read more

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Multivitamin has 100% daily vitamin B12 (6 mcg) and B6 (2 mg), and 50 mg magnesium. Can I still take b-complex drops and slowmag (magnesium chloride)?

Multivitamin has 100% daily vitamin B12 (6 mcg) and B6 (2 mg), and 50 mg magnesium. Can I still take b-complex drops and slowmag (magnesium chloride)?

Yes: The amounts that are in your multivitamin, so it is safe to take an additional b-complex and magnesium chloride. The question really should be if you need to take these. There are certain conditions for which it is a good idea to take a multivitamin or even higher dose vitamins/minerals/other supplement, but many people don't need to take anything additional over a healthy diet. ...Read more