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Magnesium pills [closed]

I have recently been taking sertraline which is a medication in tablet form which increases serotonin reuptake in the brain causing you to have a better mood. This however had many side affects such ...
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How much magnesium can a person really consume without side effects?

This is the current "Recommended Daily Allowance of Magnesium" table: Age Male Female Pregnancy ≤6 mo 30 mg 30 mg … 7-12 mo 75 mg 75 mg … 1-3 y 80 mg 80 mg … ...
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How does our brain get its Mg when we don't take Mg threonate which is the only form known to increase its levels?

Obviously, if magnesium from foods or other forms of magnesium supplements can't enter our brains, our brains must be low in it before the invention of magnesium threonate. With low brain magnesium, ...
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Is it safe to use magnesium hydroxide as an anti-perspirant?

Is it safe in the long-term to use magnesium hydroxide (commonly known as "milk of magnesia") as an anti-perspirant? I can find some informal descriptions using magnesium hydroxide as a deodorant, ...
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Is it safe to take Magnesium pills (dissolve in water) if you have Gastritis?

It seems that magnesium helps tremendously with anxiety. However, I do get a little pain in my stomach after drinking it. Is it safe for an inflamed stomach lining to drink magnesium supplements?
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Magnesium gel vs magnesium oil

What is more effective - magnesium gel or magnesium oil? Some context - I'm applying it over almost the entire body to help with psychogenic muscle constrictions that are likely caused by my OCD. A ...
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If we take magnesium supplements on an empty stomach, are we wasting it?

On an empty stomach, insulin levels should be lower. According to the following study, cells absorb more magnesium when there's insulin. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8861135 Also, most of our ...
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Why can't some people store magnesium very well even though they seem to live healthy?

Two examples are Dr. Mercola and George Newman. https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/11/26/fasting-powerful-metabolic-therapy.aspx Dr. Mercola was taking 1 g of magnesium per day ...
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How fast can serum calcium, magnesium and potassium levels change?

Can serum electrolytes (such as Ca Mg or K) within NORMAL limits rise or drop substantially within 12-24 hours? Enough to go outside of normal range, even to the point of being symptomatic?
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What evidence does magnesium, zinc & melatonin help you sleep?

So I have read doctors/nurse practitioner have prescribed Zinc, Magnesium and Melatonin for sleep problems. Is there evidence of this and where?
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Can drinking magnesium citrate cause tooth enamel erosion?

I am taking trimagnesium citrate powder dissolved in water and I was thinking whether the citric acid is a problem to my teeth.
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Magnesium in Cow's Milk

I have read online that cow's milk is a good source of Magnesium. Example: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/13-foods-high-magnesium/story?id=30567212 However, the nutrition labels for various brands ...
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Evidence of magnesium supplements for chronic fatigue?

I was working on a statistic problem about a trial where researchers tested magnesium on individuals with chronic fatigue to see if it would help. I wasn't sure if it was hypothetical or based on a ...