Magnesium

What is Magnesium?

An alkaline earth element, atomic no. 12, atomic wt. 24.3050, which oxidizes to magnesia; a bioelement, many salts have clinical applications.

Questions and answers on "Magnesium"

is magnesium safe for kideny diease patients, 400 mg



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doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You have to restrict the magnesium intake upto 350mg per day

Detailed Answer:
Hi! Welcome to health care magic! Thanks for sharing your concerns with us. We will try to help you in best way possible.

Based on the query,let me clarify that magnesium regulation is maintained by...

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I'm going g for Colo in 2hrs drank 3 bottles of magnesium day before yesterday I accidentally swollen a small. Piece of dried XXXXXXX will I still b able to do test?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, you would!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks so much for this query.

If you had taken the prep solution as recommended, the small piece of XXXXXXX alone cannot prevent your test. It is small and there is no reason that this would be expected to interfere with the colonoscopy exam....

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I've been suffering from diverseretulitis since 7th December,went to clinic, on 12..Received antibiotics,taking miralax.Have not had BM since 6th...can I saftey take something quick acting like magnesium citrate???????THANKS

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome. Yes, diver and antibiotics both can lead to constipation.
Yes, you can take it. you should start with dosage of 300 to 500mg of magnesium citrate. Also some other supplements may be beneficial such as
Udo's oil or Absorb Plus. Diet should be...

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i used to get sudden pinching pain in my upper left chest at regular intervals. i have also visited the hospital and performed ECG test which was normal and no hear attach symptoms. Can you please tell me why this happens with me?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Low magnesium.

Detailed Answer:
Hello, XXXXXXX
If all the tests you have had have proved negative you could be low on magnesium. Magnesium is an amazing mineral that has many benefits. Might be worth you looking into it for yourself. It could be that you are feeling muscle spasms...

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Is magnesium maleate safe, magnesium oxide is giving me diarrhea ?

doctor1 MD

Brief answer.....you can try magnesium malate
Detailed answer....
Hello,
Thanks for the query.
I have read your query and understand your concern.
There are plenty of magnesium preparations available in the market like....oxide,malate,citrate,chloride etc.
Current studies and data indicate that...

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does magnesium thin your blood?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Magnesium cannot cause bleeding problems. Most nose bleeds are incidental and not related to poor clotting of blood. Do no panic and observe only at this time.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me if need...

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If I am allergic to Sulfa drugs can I take Magnesium Sulfate?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can be safely taken. Cross-sensitivity unlikely

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. Allergy to sulfa drugs indicates allergy to sulfonamide-containing drugs and not any sulfur containing...

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is Mg ok to take with cipro ? or any other products to avoid while taking cipro

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Should not be taken together

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome
I have gone through your query.
Ciprofloxacin and magnesium should not be taken orally at the same time.
Products that contain magnesium, aluminum, calcium, iron, and/or other minerals may interfere with the absorption of...

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I get bad pain in the shin area of one leg only at night. No other time. It can be pretty painful.
Thank you.
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doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Magnesium supplement to start

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concern.

The bad pain you got in the shin of your leg at night (cramp) could be due to:
- work overload of your legs during the day
- vitamins/minerals deficiency especially when it comes to magnesium, calcium
-...

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taking magnesium oxide daily 400mg is it harmful

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
NO, it is okay!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for contacting us here at healthcare magic.

Taking 400mg of magnesium i snot harmful. Recommended daily intake for women is about 320mg and thus yours is very much within the recommended dose.

I hope this addresses your worry...

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Recent questions on  Magnesium

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During the last fortnight, my dr. has prescribed magnesium and alpha lipoic for migraines and biotin for dry and split nails. Now my pee smells like i eat brussel sprouts 24 hours a day. Would any of these vitamins cause this odour? I am 50 years old and have stopped having any menopausal symptoms for 1 year. They started at age 44 and now are done. Any idea? Thanks in advance.

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Colon Cleansing. Hello, I have a very fast metabolism so I am worried about colon cleansing because I do not want to lose weight. However, I am very interested in cleansing the toxins out of my body and possibly relieving my often occurring headaches. Do you think drinking 12 ounces of Magnesium Citrate is a good idea?

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i am 9 weeks pregnant, was seen in the er last week because I hadn t had a bowel movement for a week. I ve been drinking miralax taking docusate, lactulose drinking magnesium citrate......and another week later my stomach is severly distended, it hurts to breathe, still not going to the bathroom and SUPER uncomfortable. what should I do now?

doctor1 MD

Hello, for the last week, I have experienced sharp drops in my blood sugar, I have pretty severe hypoglycemia, but somewhat controlled with diet, however lately it seems like I am dropping much more often than before. I am experiencing constipation, but suffer more from diarrhea most of the time. My magnesium, potassium and calcium are all low, as well as some of the B vitamins and vitamin D that I know of. I have muscle weakness, fatigue, a hiatal hernia and acid reflux. But, it seems that there should be some underlying cause that I am missing to cause a vast array of symptoms and sensations. Can constipation cause weird sensations throughout the body like a heavy and full feeling in the head, pressure on the sides of my head, burning legs from the knees down, burning and tingling down the right side of my face that comes and goes and almost like electrical zips or zaps in the mid-center of my body along with a feeling of being hollow or empty even after eating? It is getting to the point that it is debilitating, and yet my doctor wants to blow it off as in my head. I live in a very rural area and he is the only one for almost fifty miles that takes my insurance.

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I am a 72 year old woman. For the past week I have been getting excruciating thigh muscle cramping thinking it was sciatica . My doc doesn't have office hours today and I want to begin taking magnesium supplement. What is the safe dosage?

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This is a follow-up to our chat of a few days ago re magnesium to alleviate intense muscle spasms in my thigh. It seems to be helping along with the 2mg Tizanidine . I have spoken with my internist and he agrees that I should see an orthopedist to...

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I've been suffering from diverseretulitis since 7th December,went to clinic, on 12..Received antibiotics,taking miralax .Have not had BM since 6th...can I saftey take something quick acting like magnesium citrate???????THANKS

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