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Can taking magnesium supplements cause decrease of calcium or potassium?My cramps and twitches got waay worse when taking magnesium supplements. Why?

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Dr. Wazim Mohamed
Neurology

In brief: Calcium-yes

Magnesium competes with calcium for absorption and can cause a calcium deficiency if calcium levels are already low

In brief: Calcium-yes

Magnesium competes with calcium for absorption and can cause a calcium deficiency if calcium levels are already low
Dr. Wazim Mohamed
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