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Can you still get synptoms if you are low in magnesium but not deficient?

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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine

In brief: YES

Magnesium levels in blood do not correlate well with magnesium levels in the tissues especially muscles.
You can experience symptoms of magnesium deficiency such as fatigue , muscle cramps etc even if blood magnesium levels suggest no deficiency. Trial of magnesium supplementation is recommended to see if symptoms resolve.

In brief: YES

Magnesium levels in blood do not correlate well with magnesium levels in the tissues especially muscles.
You can experience symptoms of magnesium deficiency such as fatigue , muscle cramps etc even if blood magnesium levels suggest no deficiency. Trial of magnesium supplementation is recommended to see if symptoms resolve.
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