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Evidence of magnesium supplements for chronic fatigue?

There is at least one study on this, published in The Lancet: Red blood cell magnesium and chronic fatigue syndrome Patients treated with magnesium claimed to have improved energy levels, better ...
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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?

The article Magnesium transport across the blood-brain barriers (2011) from NIH.gov books says: Magnesium is able to cross the BBB [blood-brain barrier]... It is not the ScienceDirect article you ...
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What evidence does magnesium, zinc & melatonin help you sleep?

Magnesium, zinc and melatonin help to manage and control the sleep problems. These three natural components have their own mechanisms in managing the sleep disorders. Firstly, talking about Melatonin: ...
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Is it safe to use magnesium hydroxide as an anti-perspirant?

While official government recommendations seem to indicate a very low risk: Toxicological Risks of Selected Flame-Retardant Chemicals. (National Research Council (US) Subcommittee on Flame-...
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Can drinking magnesium citrate cause tooth enamel erosion?

Magnesium citrate is not citric acid. In fact, it's not even acidic. And trimagnesium citrate is even less acidic. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnesium_citrate It's on the alkaline side of neutral,...
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Magnesium gel vs magnesium oil

Magnesium oil (in the form of spray, gel, lotion or bath flakes) contains magnesium chloride (Amazon). There seems to be no evidence that magnesium chloride is even absorbed through the skin in ...
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How much magnesium can a person really consume without side effects?

Symptomatic magnesium deficiency due to "chronic stress" and "mental effort" in an otherwise healthy person on a regular diet is unlikely. Symptomatic magnesium deficiency due to low dietary intake ...
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If we take magnesium supplements on an empty stomach, are we wasting it?

The article you've linked mentions impaired magnesium uptake in diabetes mellitus type 2, not in healthy individuals. In cases when meals significantly affect bioavailability of a supplement, there ...
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How fast can serum calcium, magnesium and potassium levels change?

Answer: Blood levels for electrolytes are maintained by homeostasis in most people, primarily in the kidneys. But they can actually vary quite widely within hours - depending on health conditions ...
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Magnesium in Cow's Milk

The label is incomplete in a way. It's a rule by the FDA. NIH: the FDA does not require food labels to list magnesium content unless a food has been fortified with this nutrient. So unless it's ...
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