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Doctor insights on: What Can Cause Magnesium Drop In Body

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Might a magnesium deficiency cause your body to hoard iron?

Might a magnesium deficiency cause your body to hoard iron?

No: Magnesium deficiency does tend to also cause potassium deficiency.
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What could cause you to drop high levels of potassium and magnesium into you urine?

What could cause you to drop high levels of potassium and magnesium into you urine?

Diuretics: Certain types of diuretics can cause potassium loss as well as certain diseases. You will have to ask your doctor about magnesium loss in the urine as it very uncommon. More common is a nutritional problem such as alcoholism in which magnesium is not present in the diet. ...Read more

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Can too much magnesium glycinate chelate be absorbed in the body (with high doses) and cause permanent damage? Or do good kidneys filter it all out?

Can too much magnesium glycinate chelate be absorbed in the body (with high doses) and cause permanent damage? Or do good kidneys filter it all out?

Likely filtered out: High dose magnesium can cause muscle weakness / fatigue / lethargy, but with good hydration, the kidneys will filter and excrete the excess over time. Use all medications / treatments according to dr's recommendations. Call poison center for specific advice and recommendations if concerned. ...Read more

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Can spinal cord injury (no known trauma) cause twitching through out the body? MRI of brain normal. Take magnesium, calcium, D3, but no help.

Can spinal cord injury (no known trauma) cause twitching through out the body? MRI of brain normal. Take magnesium, calcium, D3, but no help.

Unlikely: What type of spinal cord injury might you be referring to if you are saying there is no trauma in the history? In addition, for twitching throughout the entire body to be related to spinal cord damage that would imply that virtually the entire spinal cord itself would have to have been affected and that is highly improbable. Bottom line-spinal cord injury not responsible for body twitching. ...Read more

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I'm currently taking 40mg Prozac (fluoxetine) daily and I'm wondering if it's depleting the magnesium in my body?

I'm currently taking 40mg Prozac (fluoxetine) daily and I'm wondering if it's depleting the magnesium in my body?

Not necessary.: Prozac (fluoxetine) and other ssris known to alter sodium level but not known for decreasing megansium. If u suspect low megansium then definitely talk to your pcp. ...Read more

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What does magnesium do for the body and why is it important?

Excellent question: Magn is involved in over 300 enzymes and affects the body as whole. It is critical to assess its need in many chronic illness like fibromyalgia CFS migraines hypertension coronary artery disease arthritis dysmenorrhea depression insomnia to mention a few ...Read more

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Could an arrhythmia be caused by a magnesium defficiency?

Could an arrhythmia be caused by a magnesium defficiency?

Yes: Magnesium deficiency contributes to several arrhythmias, some of which are life threatening. ...Read more

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Could 400 mg magnesium dose cause anxiety?

No: It should not. Some people are sensitive and can get diarrhea from this does.
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Is magnesium level 1.8 mg/dl low enough to cause chest spasm?

Magnesium level: The normal blood value for magnesium (m) is1.8-2.6 milliequivalents per liter (meq/l). Your m level was normal. It is very improbable that your symptoms were caused by a low m level when yours was normal. Speak to your physician for more information. ...Read more

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What are serious magnesium metabolism disorders and how they can be diagnosed? It seems like my body is not absorbing enough or excreting too much

What are serious magnesium metabolism disorders and how they can be diagnosed? It seems like my body is not absorbing enough or excreting too much

Low magnesium: Low magnesium can be caused by: Alcoholism, Chronic diarrhea, intestinal diseases: celiac and inflammatory bowel dz, diet deficiency, meds: Diuretics, Prevacid (lansoprazole) and like acid inhibitors, chemotherapy, and certain antibiotics. Genetic defects of kidney tubules can cause low mag (Gitelmans), and excess aldosterone secretion by adrenals. Eval: 24 hour urine Mag, Ca, Sodium, Potassium excretion ...Read more

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What are the causes of hypercalcemia in someone using milk of magnesium?

Many: None related to the mom. Have your doctor repeat the lab first, and if persistent have him/her check the most likely of the over 40 causes of persistent hypercalcemia. ...Read more

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Does magnesium cause achy legs?

Does magnesium cause achy legs?

Unlikely: Magnesium is actually used to treat leg cramps that occur during pregnancy. It should not cause this type of aching. ...Read more

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Can magnesium supplements cause rash?

Can magnesium supplements cause rash?

Depends: Magnesium is in food, and should not by itself cause a rash. It is more likely if rash develops that the cause may be a different ingredient in the supplements, such as coloring or flavor or filler. ...Read more

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Magnesium sulphate can cause pulmonary oedema?

Magnesium sulphate can cause pulmonary oedema?

Sometimes: Magnesium, when used in therapeutic doses to replete levels, or in those with asthma exacerbations, do not cause pulmonary edema. However, pulmonary edema has been reported in the obstetric literature when used at high doses to delay labor. Cause not known. ...Read more

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Does Vit D 4000 U cause B12, Magnesium deficiency?

Does Vit D 4000 U cause B12, Magnesium deficiency?

No: Vitamin D supplementation does not cause any of these deficiencies. ...Read more

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Can magnesium cause ulcer in your colon and if so why?

Can magnesium cause ulcer in your colon and if so why?

I am not: Aware that magnesium does this. In fact it makes people have a bowel movement. If u have an ulcer in your colon best to take it up with the person who found it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would it be unusual or concerning for magnesium supplements to cause nausea?

Would it be unusual or concerning for magnesium supplements to cause nausea?

Nausea and mag: You need to ask yourself the question: why am I taking magnesium (m) supplements? You also need to get a blood m level. Nausea is one sign of a high level of m. If high, stop the m supplements and consider not using them in the future. If your m is normal, see a gastroenterologist to evaluate you for answer to your question. ...Read more

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Can adderal cause low potassium and magnesium levels?

Can adderal cause low potassium and magnesium levels?

Not usually: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) does not usually affect electrolyte levels on its own. Use of diuretics could, though. ...Read more

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Could magnesium make prevent body odor?

Could magnesium make prevent body odor?

Don't try it: That claim is silly. Folks make crooked money telling folks that mainstream deodorants are bad for them, and that some placebo will work as well. You can lose your job if your armpits stink, and they won't tell you the real reason. It's your risk. ...Read more

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Does green tea leach magnesium from the body?

Does green tea leach magnesium from the body?

No: Green tea does contain caffeine like other tea. This results in a modest increase in urine flow but that process would not be expected to cause significant losses of magnesium without some additional contributing factor. ...Read more

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Witch food does give the human body most magnesium?

Magnesium foods: Magnesium rich foods include spinach, kale, nuts, seeds, berries, mackeral, beans, lentils, brown rice, soy, figs, prunes, apricots, kiwi, bananas. ...Read more

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Does Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) cause low magnesium?

Does Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) cause low magnesium?

Magnesium levels: Long term use of proton pump inhibitors for over a year, Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) (d) is one, can cause low magnesium (m) levels. Low m levels may cause irritability, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, agitation and sleep problems. Diuretics and beta blocker medications used in combination with d may cause an increased risk of magnesium deficiency. Magnesium is found in green leafy vegetables, whole grain foods and nuts. ...Read more

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Can magnesium sulfate overdose cause long term problems?

Can magnesium sulfate overdose cause long term problems?

Not usually: Magnesium overdose can cause lots of metabolic problems, (low blood pressure, respiratory depression) but once resolved is not associated with long term problems. Kidney patients should not be exposed to magnesium containing products as the kidney removes excess magnesium. ...Read more

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Taking Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) for 8 weeks. Will this cause low magnesium?

Magnesium: All PPIs may lower magnesium with long-term use. In March of this year, the FDA issued a warning about PPIs, saying regular use for a year or longer may lead to low levels of magnesium — increasing the risk of leg spasms, arrhythmias (irregular heart beats that can cause heart attack or stroke), and seizures. Their warning said the problem could be reversed with magnesium supplements. But in 25% of cases it couldn’t reverse the deficiency, and PPIs had to be discontinued. ...Read more

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What should I do to get calcium and magnesium absorbed into the body through supplementation?

Absorption: There is no need for any aids to absorb calcium (C) if you have normal levels of 1-25 DHCC (1-25), which is the agent responsible for the intestinal transport of C into body. Patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD, need some replacement of 1-25, as their diseased kidneys do not allow 1-25 to be made. Magnesium absorption is not effected by CKD. There are no drugs to improve it. ...Read more

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Does low magnesium cause or worsen arrhythmia?

Does low magnesium cause or worsen arrhythmia?

Yes, low: magnesium levels could be related to arrhythmia and other problems. ...Read more

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Will taking magnesium sulfate cause loose bowels?

Will taking magnesium sulfate cause loose bowels?

No.: Diarrhea can be caused by milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Parenteral Magnesium Sulfate is not known to have this effect. ...Read more

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Can a depletion of magnesium cause muscle aches?

Can a depletion of magnesium cause muscle aches?

Myalgia: The classic muscle symptoms of magnesium deficiency are muscle cramps, muscle weakness and muscle fatigue. Loss of magnesium occurs from excessive vomiting and diarrhea or diet severely lacking in leafy green vegetables. Taking magnesium tablets corrects the deficiency. Muscle aches generally are caused by other problems such as polymyalgia rheumatica. A rheumatologist would be best to consult. ...Read more

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Can tourette's be caused my magnesium deficiency?

No: Magnesium deficiency can cause problems related to the muscles, but it is not a cause of tourette's. ...Read more

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Does omeprazole magnesium make you feel like your body is like weak or tickled like?

Does omeprazole magnesium make you feel like your body is like weak or tickled like?

Headache, diarrhea: If you're referring to headache and diarrhea, these are both very common Prilosec side effects that should resolve once the drug is discontinued. Many other acid blockers in the ppi class share these side effects. Worrisome symptoms however, unrelated to Prilosec but that mimic a "stomach bug" would include: bleeding, weight loss, persistent vomiting, signs of gut obstruction. See doc if concerned ...Read more

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Can magnesium deficiency cause bruising?

Can magnesium deficiency cause bruising?

Not likely: Magnesium deficiency in isolation is unlikely to occur and if it does is not likely to explain bruising. ...Read more