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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.

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 more

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Magnesium Deficiency (Definition)

May result from a number of conditions including inadequate intake of magnesium, chronic diarrhea, malabsorption, alcoholism, chronic stress, and medications such as diuretics use among others. It ...Read more


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What causes high levels of calcium and magnesium in blood tests since I have a very poor diet? I also have all the magnesium deficiency symptoms

What causes high levels of calcium and magnesium in blood tests since I have a very poor diet? I also have all the magnesium deficiency symptoms

Multiple causes: Overactivity of parathyroid gland, chronic kidney disease, some medicines and some tumors can cause high calcium and magnesium levels. Some blood disorders are also associated with hypermagnesemia. ...Read more

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I read up on vita.D & magnesium deficiency and the symptoms i'm feeling are similar to that condition iwanna know what can I take OTC til isee my dr?

See Below: Vitamin d 2000-4000 units a day is reasonable. Do not take if you have a history of sarcoidosis or previous elevated calcium levels magnesium- mag oxide 400 mg twice a day or mag protein plus 133 mg twice a day. Do not take if you have kidney failure because magnesium is excreted by the kidney. ...Read more

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I found I have a magnesium deficiency, what do I eat?

Foods with Magnesium: Bananas, kidney beans, black beans, brown rice, lentils, quinoa, oatmeal, and spinach all contain good amounts of magnesium. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: magnesium deficiency?

Hypomagnesemia: May result from a number of conditions including inadequate intake of magnesium, chronic diarrhea, malabsorption, alcoholism, chronic stress, and medications such as diuretics use among others. It is an electrolyte disturbance. ...Read more

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Is long standing magnesium deficiency a major problem or a minor problem?

Mg deficiency: Hello - its a major problem and the magnesium level must be kept within normal range. Low Mg is rare and is most often seen in parenteral feeding and malabsorption syndromes. Dont overdose yourself with OTC Mg either. thanks ...Read more