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I have been taking 500 mg a day of magnesium but have heard it's bad for kidneys. Been on one year/ kidney tests 4m ago were great. Should I stop?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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In brief: Magnesium Intake

Commend yourself for good functioning Kidneys.
Average daily level of intake of Magnesium for age 45 is 320mg/day. Too much magnesium from food does not pose a health risk High doses of Magnesium from dietary supplements or medications result in diarrhea, nausea and abdominal cramping. Do not stop taking Magnesium. Take 320mg/day from spinach, legumes, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. See Physician

In brief: Magnesium Intake

Commend yourself for good functioning Kidneys.
Average daily level of intake of Magnesium for age 45 is 320mg/day. Too much magnesium from food does not pose a health risk High doses of Magnesium from dietary supplements or medications result in diarrhea, nausea and abdominal cramping. Do not stop taking Magnesium. Take 320mg/day from spinach, legumes, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. See Physician
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