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Suggest magnesium supplements to improve energy levels in an elderly

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Dr. Ivo Ditah

Internal Medicine Specialist

Practicing since :2002

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Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: what do you recommend for magnesium supplements? to increase energy for an 85 year old male?
Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Magnesium 400mg tablets (CVS) and a multivitamin!

Detailed Answer:


Magnesium supplement tablets available at CVS would do.

For fatigue, the exact cause needs to be established. While pending, we give him multivitamins. It will be important that the doctors evaluated him as multivitamins alone wouldn't help if there is another underlying health condition that needs to be addressed.

I wish you well.

Dr. Ivo Ditah, Internal Medicine Specialist

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