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I consider Clear Cal (Dr. D'Adamo's calcium sourced from seaweed) to be a food and it's the only calcium I like to take anymore.



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For the past couple of weeks, I've increased my magnesium intake and greatly reduced my vitamin D intake. I went from taking 10,000 iu of D3 per day, to taking 5,000 iu per week. I'm thinking of NOT ordering more when I buy more supplements next month.

I'm planning to order some supplements next month (ie, next week.) There are some that I've been taking regularly and simply need to re-order. But I want to figure out what kind of magnesium supplement I want before placing that order.

Does anybody know how well the mag chloride is absorbed when consumed orally? I've read all kinds of recommendations for JigSaw brand of magnesium malate and reMag (which apparently has trace minerals along with the magnesium) but those products are significantly more expensive than the mag chloride, especially when I'm buying the mag chloride in the form of bath flakes. Initially, I was only using the mag chloride (1 cup flakes plus 1 cup hot water = 2 cups mag oil) as the topical spray, but in the past couple of weeks I started adding it to my water as well.

Buying more of the mag flakes is probably the cheapest way to  go. But is it the smartest?


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For the past couple of weeks, I've increased my magnesium intake and greatly reduced my vitamin D intake. I went from taking 10,000 iu of D3 per day, to taking 5,000 iu per week. I'm thinking of NOT ordering more when I buy more supplements next month.

I'm planning to order some supplements next month (ie, next week.) There are some that I've been taking regularly and simply need to re-order. But I want to figure out what kind of magnesium supplement I want before placing that order.

Does anybody know how well the mag chloride is absorbed when consumed orally? I've read all kinds of recommendations for JigSaw brand of magnesium malate and reMag (which apparently has trace minerals along with the magnesium) but those products are significantly more expensive than the mag chloride, especially when I'm buying the mag chloride in the form of bath flakes. Initially, I was only using the mag chloride (1 cup flakes plus 1 cup hot water = 2 cups mag oil) as the topical spray, but in the past couple of weeks I started adding it to my water as well.

Buying more of the mag flakes is probably the cheapest way to  go. But is it the smartest?


If I were you, I'd invest in a bottle of Dr. D's vitamin D because it's got co-factors to absorb it
better....strontium....a mineral not found in most other D formulas.  And it's the perfect 2,000 iu.
And it's got some K2.

http://www.4yourtype.com/prodinfo.asp?number=NP066

As for magnesium malate, I'd go with Thorne.....because it's a good company and I have never
heard of Jigsaw.  I don't think it's an American company.  Tell you why.  I found a video on youtube
from Jigsaw....and it's the strangest voice over with a script you read.  You know how digitally
automated dialogue can be transposed so words make no sense when you hear them?  Well, this
entire video is simply digitally produced where words like magnesium are pronounced incorrectly.
Makes me wonder who this JIgsaw company actually is.

Many companies make plain old magnesium malate.

Here's many options

http://pureformulas.ecomm-sear.....late&x=0&y=0

This is what I'm taking....http://www.pureformulas.com/ma.....sthash.YwnAwc8v.dpbs

I buy from this company.  If you put NEXT10 into the promotion code box, you get 10% off.
And you can get a free sample from a list of supplements they list.

They ship for free....and with 10% off, a bottle of magnesium malate is going to be very inexpensive.

Jigsaw seemed expensive and I know the company Thorne is reputable.  Not sure about Jigsaw
as the product isn't available from the usually online vitamin sellers.

My osteopath and old chiropractor always sold Thorne products in their offices.....so I generally
feel safe with this brand.


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Thanks for the link Chloe. I just asked them if the product is 100% corn free. Many times, the "citrate" part uses corn in the manufacturing. Since you're an A, Chloe, I don't think you react to corn the way I do.


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Thanks for the link Chloe. I just asked them if the product is 100% corn free. Many times, the "citrate" part uses corn in the manufacturing. Since you're an A, Chloe, I don't think you react to corn the way I do.


Corn is a black dot for me and I'm generally not someone who reacts to corn anyway.

See, the fact that we walk around with achy bodies, sometimes it's truly difficult to distinguish
between the ingestion of a food or supplement as the true cause of a bad day vs magnesium
levels slipping below par.  So many of our ongoing symptoms are related magnesium deficiency
I've often blamed some foods I might have not really reacted to as the culprit.

My point is that when the day isn't perfect to begin with....how does one know exactly what makes us feel worse?

I'm now fortifying myself with multiple different forms of magnesium when I wake up.....the mag oil all over body as soon as I get out of bed, the intake of one mag citramate, one magnesium glycinate with breakfast, then sipping Natural Calm in all my drinking water plus this new formula called Remag which I'm testing for the first time this week.. (which is Carolyn Dean's product) only it's literally impossible to find an actual place to order it.  I somehow ordered one bottle two weeks ago from a link on her website and will just have to call the phone number on that bottle to re-order.  I cannot seem to find an actual ordering page on the internet.

I can't tell which product is working best.  None of them last all day. I have to repeat the process
with dinner.....I'm thinking if I can just build some mag storage with the mag oil, perhaps I'll need
to take less orally.

I feel I'm making progress.  I do notice improvement. Knees can get very stiff but that's joints/
arthritis and not muscle or nerve pain.

Here's a list of known magnesium deficiency symptoms.  Sometimes my symptoms like these feel
like they're related to eating offending foods.....but is that in my mind?  Have
I just been so low in magnesium for so long, that eating one toxin "seems" like it's REALLY toxic when in fact, it's the same old magnesium deficiency I'm dealing with for over 25 years.  Dunno!

http://drcarolyndean.com/magnesium_miracle/




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WHOA....this is very interesting information

Since I've upped my magnesium, I noticed my hair is growing super fast.. I googled "magnesium
and hair" and voila.....

http://www.dannyroddy.com/main/2010/10/5/what-does-magnesium-have-to-do-with-hair-loss-a-lot.html

But also scroll down and read the part about estrogen clearance.  Awesome concept....Probably
why PMS is so prevalent.....Low mag.

Good info here as well
Notice where it says that the longer you've been severely deficient in magnesium, the harder it is to absorb
it orally.  A case for using topical magnesium.

http://www.westonaprice.org/vitamins-and-minerals/magnificent-magnesium


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I wonder if mag. deficiency causes people to have pain in their jaws, shoulders, etc., when they are about to have a heart attack.


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Yes, I was reading elsewhere (lost forever) about PMS and magnesium deficiency.


You guys are great!

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I wonder if mag. deficiency causes people to have pain in their jaws, shoulders, etc., when they are about to have a heart attack.


You're probably correct because people with low mag are more likely to have a heart attack because calcium tightens and magnesium loosens the muscles....and muscles, as in heart muscle...shoulder muscles, jaw muscles....all muscles that would need to relax if constricted.

And when muscles are so tight, nerves are impinged.

Most everyone is mag deficient but nobody is measuring levels or discussing this in conventional
medicine.

Interesting info
http://www.nutritionalmagnesiu.....magnesium-ratio.html

Attention: Ruthie.....remember when you had numb feet and couldn't figure out why.....got no medical explanation.  Wondering if you were taking a lot of D at the time, which likely lowered your magnesium.

Check out #45 on this list

http://www.nutritionalmagnesium.org/blog/410-how-to-spot-magnesium-deficiency.html


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Quoted from Spring
I wonder if mag. deficiency causes people to have pain in their jaws, shoulders, etc., when they are about to have a heart attack.


On a similar note - I used to have severe palpitations along with a tight feeling in my heart, during a very stressful time in my life.  Increasing my Magnesium just vanished both of those symptoms.  I have read that a heart needs plenty of mag. in order to relax between beats.



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Have to share my super speedy application of magnesium oil. I dampen a folded (into a square) sheet of
paper towel....then saturate with magnesium oil.  Wipe down my arms, legs, backs of legs, torso, shoulders, hips, thighs....It dries super quickly because it's not as slimy and damp as if I sprayed myself.
And nothing winds up on the floor or under my feet where I can slip on it.  I put the paper towel that's
saturated into a zip lock bag....Use it again the next morning.  SO simple....far better than messy spraying.


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On a similar note - I used to have severe palpitations along with a tight feeling in my heart, during a very stressful time in my life.  Increasing my Magnesium just vanished both of those symptoms.  I have read that a heart needs plenty of mag. in order to relax between beats.

I'm not really sure I need so much magnesium. I have tried to increase my dosage before and ran into problems. Last night my heart was skipping beats - actually it was more or less stopping and starting again.   I can see where more magnesium would help palpitations, but this seems to be  causing the opposite problem! I've always seemed to react weirdly to some supplements. I know that being overly tired will cause my heart to miss beats, but I didn't feel all that tired last night.


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I'm not really sure I need so much magnesium. I have tried to increase my dosage before and ran into problems. Last night my heart was skipping beats - actually it was more or less stopping and starting again.   I can see where more magnesium would help palpitations, but this seems to be  causing the opposite problem! I've always seemed to react weirdly to some supplements. I know that being overly tired will cause my heart to miss beats, but I didn't feel all that tired last night.


I wound up in the ER many years ago from nearly drowning myself in mag oil....same experience,
palpitations and racing heart.

There is a link about why this could happen.  I've copied and pasted from something written
by Carolyn Dean.

MAGNESIUM MAKES ME FEEL WORSE AND WHY

There are five main reasons why you might feel worse after taking magnesium.

1. You’re not taking enough: When people feel worse with magnesium, I believe that the 1,300 enzyme systems that require magnesium just get jump-started and They Want More! (I used to write that magnesium was necessary in 325 enzyme systems but now we’re learning that 80% of the enzyme systems in the body require magnesium, which means 1,300!)

In the above statement, our reader said she couldn’t take more that 200-300 mg. But all 1,300 enzyme systems want a piece of the action once they’re been woken up! And with each enzyme system pumping away they are using up the little magnesium you gave them and, like I said, They Want More!

This doesn’t mean that you’ll have to keep increasing your magnesium ad infinitum! You will reach a saturation point of your magnesium stores and actually be able to decrease your magnesium intake. However, our reader above isn’t going to get anywhere near the amount she needs if she keeps getting the laxative effect on 200-300mg. That’s one of the main reason I decided to promote Pico-Ionic Magnesium. It’s absorbed 100% at the cellular level and has no laxative effect. So you can take as much as you require to eliminate all your magnesium deficiency symptoms.

2. You’re taking too much: You can also feel worse on magnesium if you take too much, too soon. This usually happens if you have fatigue and weakness from magnesium deficiency. Anyone in this category should start very slowly on any new supplement or drug. If you take a high dose of magnesium right from the start it’s like taking muscles that powered a bicycle and expect them to power a jet. Your body might just be so weak that revving up 1,300 enzyme systems all at once makes you feel jangled and even anxious because you don’t know what’s going on. Start with ¼ of the recommended dose of magnesium and work up as your body adapts.

3. You’re on meds and as your health conditions improve, your meds are suddenly becoming “toxic.” That’s because you may not require them anymore! Check with your doctor when you are using magnesium to treat health conditions and want to wean off your meds. For example, magnesium helps lower blood pressure. If you continue to take the same amounts of BP meds, your BP might get too low. This is not a “side effect” of magnesium. It’s a side effect of taking drugs when you don’t need them. Magnesium balances blood pressure. If you have low BP to begin with and are not on meds, start magnesium very slowly because, as I describe in #2, you want your body to slowly adapt to a mineral you may have been deficient in for a long time.

4. You’re taking too much Vitamin D: Here’s what happens. You feel great on your magnesium and then you begin to feel worse after adding a high dose Vitamin D supplement. Magnesium is required to transform Vitamin D from its storage form to its active form. That means if you take the extremely high doses that allopathic doctors are now recommending you can plummet into magnesium deficiency and not know what the heck is happening. In general, I don’t recommend more than1,000-2,000 iu of Vitamin D daily for this reason. And never take Vitamin D without magnesium.

5. You are taking too much calcium and it’s pushing out your magnesium: Read Why I Hate Calcium to understand why the most prescribed mineral is not a piriah because it’s causing heart disease in women.

6. You’re just taking magnesium and becoming dehydrated because you don’t take any other trace minerals. Read The Solution for Dehydration and take 1/8-1/4 tsp of sea salt in every pint of water you drink. How much water per day? Half your body weight in ounces of water. My new ReLyte, mineral and electrolyte formula is the next step in proper mineral balance.

7. Magnesium is getting into your cells and detoxifying chemicals and heavy metals. Sometimes this can feel like a healing reaction. That’s why with a pico-ionic magnesium like ReMag, which is 100% absorbed at the cellular level, I recommend to build up your dosage slowly as the cells detoxify and are finally able to work efficiently.





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Well, I don't see anything in that that addresses the heart skipping beats. Palpitations seem to be the symptom that shows up in connection with magnesium the most. I have been taking magnesium for fifty years so it isn't as if my body is new at this, either. I never jump in whole hog with any new additions to my regimen except the crazy Vitamin D plan my doctor had for me. That certainly didn't work! According to testing, I don't have masses of heavy metals housed in my system, either. I eat sea salt every day and take other minerals besides calcium. My osteopenia has not progressed an iota during the last several years - in fact, the numbers have looked better for some time. And I wouldn't  think increasing 400 mgs. of magnesium over a period of time a huge deal. Before I had the Clorox episode I had low blood pressure. It is back down to normal now without meds but can easily get too low. I feel great and can do most anything I want to do physically. If I want a smallish tree cut down, I can saw it down myself. I have been doing a tremendous amount of clearing in the yard this spring. I enjoy it to the fullest! So I wonder what the famous Carolyn Dean would have to say about all this..... For my part, I am going to drop back on the magnesium as I did before and see what happens.


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Spring, from the Livestrong website

HEART PALPITATIONS FROM MAGNESIUM
Magnesium is a mineral with central importance in the normal function of your heart. It also helps form your bones and teeth, and plays a vital role in other organs throughout your body, including your kidneys and muscles. However, if you take too much magnesium, you can experience symptoms that include an irregular heartbeat, a symptom sometimes indicated by the presence of fluttering, or rapid heartbeats called palpitations.

THE BASICS
Magnesium occurs naturally in a variety of foods, including spinach, soybeans, potatoes, halibut, almonds, avocados and lentils, according to the National Institutes of Health's Office of Dietary Supplements. It is also manufactured in supplemental forms that include magnesium carbonate, magnesium oxide, magnesium chloride, magnesium lactate and magnesium citrate. Different magnesium products carry different amounts of the mineral, and your body's relative ability to absorb and utilize this magnesium supplement depends on the form you consume.

MAGNESIUM TOXICITY
When taken solely from dietary sources, magnesium presents no real danger to your health, the Office of Dietary Supplements reports. However, when taken in large amounts in supplemental form, the mineral can produce toxic effects that include not only heartbeat irregularities, but also breathing difficulties, nausea, diarrhea, dangerously low blood pressure, muscle weakness and loss of appetite. Adults and children over the age of 9 have a maximum safe daily magnesium intake level of 350 mg. Children ages of 4 to 8 have a maximum safe daily intake of 110 mg, while children ages 1 to 3 have a maximum safe intake of 65 mg. Safe magnesium intake for infants has not been established.

HEART PALPITATIONS
In addition to rapid or fluttering heartbeat, the Mayo Clinic lists potential symptoms of heart palpitations, including skipped heartbeats and heartbeats that produce an abnormally distinct pumping sensation. Depending on your circumstances, palpitations may manifest in your chest, neck or throat. You can develop palpitations whether you are resting or involved in physical activities. If you are resting, you can develop palpitations regardless of your current body position.

PALPITATIONS AND MAGNESIUM
In most cases, heart palpitations are medically harmless, the Mayo Clinic reports. However, palpitations can sometimes indicate the presence of deeper heart problems, including heartbeat irregularities and unusually fast or slow heartbeat. Seek immediate medical attention for heart palpitations if they happen in combination with symptoms such as fainting, chest pain or discomfort, shortness of breath or dizziness. If you experience heart palpitations while taking a magnesium supplement, ask your doctor if they could be related to magnesium consumption.

CONSIDERATIONS
If you have too little magnesium in your system, you can also develop heartbeat irregularities and other symptoms similar to those found in magnesium overdose, the Office of Dietary Supplements notes. If you have kidney failure, you have an increased risk for a toxic reaction to magnesium supplements. You can also develop a toxic reaction if you take large doses of antacids or laxatives that contain magnesium. Consult your doctor for advice on these products.


Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/283696-heart-palpitations-from-magnesium/#ixzz2Uu3RQilF


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So it would be interesting to know how much magnesium you ladies have been ingesting, bathing in, applying, eating, maybe even breathing, etc.!    I think you all are getting a lot more than I am! Chloe, I have been reading about magnesium for years. Especially, though, during the time I was having the problems with high blood pressure, but thanks for the links anyway! As with the Vitamin D conundrum, nobody really knows whether we are taking enough, too much or the right amount. So I will continue with Plan B and see what happens.... I don't have all the pain you people  have talked about having. The only reason I increased my intake was to see if it would help me sleep longer.

I am beginning to wonder if my chest was somehow affected by the fall I had on my right side when I was a child and any strenuous activity that affects it puts physical pressure on my heart. Actually, that is what it feels like. I really have a hard time with even the pressure of a bra under those circumstances, but I have been blaming that on my esophageal problem. But now I am wondering if this might be connected too. I feel like I am going to die if I lie flat of my back, so I don't without being elevated.


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Carolyn Dean responds on this facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/MagnesiumAdvocacy/


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For the past couple of weeks, I've increased my magnesium intake and greatly reduced my vitamin D intake. I went from taking 10,000 iu of D3 per day, to taking 5,000 iu per week. I'm thinking of NOT ordering more when I buy more supplements next month.

I'm planning to order some supplements next month (ie, next week.) There are some that I've been taking regularly and simply need to re-order. But I want to figure out what kind of magnesium supplement I want before placing that order.

Does anybody know how well the mag chloride is absorbed when consumed orally? I've read all kinds of recommendations for JigSaw brand of magnesium malate and reMag (which apparently has trace minerals along with the magnesium) but those products are significantly more expensive than the mag chloride, especially when I'm buying the mag chloride in the form of bath flakes. Initially, I was only using the mag chloride (1 cup flakes plus 1 cup hot water = 2 cups mag oil) as the topical spray, but in the past couple of weeks I started adding it to my water as well.

Buying more of the mag flakes is probably the cheapest way to  go. But is it the smartest?


This is the magnesium I take Ruth. In my research I've found that Chloride is the best. http://www.amazon.com/Alta-Hea.....s=magnesium+chloride

I also highly recommend this for your fibro
http://www.amazon.com/Doctors-.....eywords=serrapeptase


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Thanks ruthie for the link.  I don't post on fb but I can log in with my sister's password and get to the
page.

Spring....My magnesium intake is this:   In the AM I'm wiping down my body with magnesium oil.  How
much coverage I'm getting from a damp paper towel saturated with mag oil is guesswork.  A few T
maybe and some is likely left on the paper towel.  

Orally, I take one mag citrate/malate capsule from Thorne which is 150 mg.

and one mag glycinate which is 100 mg. with breakfast.

I usually go by body aches and pains from that point on.

I put 2 teaspoons of Natural Calm in a 32 oz bottle of water and sip that until the bottle is
gone. That's 350 mg of mag citrate.  

Usually that's going to take me through to maybe 3 pm.

Dinner, I repeat the mag malate but not the glycinate.  So that's another  150 mg.

And any adjustments I might want to make are with mag oil or epsom salts. I do not take more pills or powder.

I've read that people over 70 absorb about 2/3 less than what they could absorb when they were 30.
That's my reason for taking as much as I do.

But in all reality, we're supposed to be getting 400 mg of magnesium daily and don't know how much
of what I'm eating in the way of high mag foods is being full absorbed.  

And I doubt a person can OD on mag oil when used transdermally.  I felt I was never really getting great benefits from it alone.

Although I've been taking 2,000 iu of Dr. D's vitamin D....phyto D daily.....every now and then, I take a little more just to make sure my level won't drop.  But from now till end of summer, I will spend much more time outdoors in the sun.  I keep reminding myself that if my D intake is too high before my magnesium storage is optimum, the end result is that I'm going to become more deficient in magnesium.


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I'm outside for hours nearly every day during the summer and somewhat less during the winter. I took 575 mgs. of four different types of magnesium today. I have taken at least 375-400 mgs. a day of these different types for decades besides what I got in food.

When I think of how healthy my parents were without taking a single pill of any description on a regular basis, I can't help but wonder just how much we are "overdosing!" They never had any broken bones or bad knees or hips. They were outside a lot and very active. I am all for taking anything that will make us better able to handle life's challenges whatever they may be, but I don't want to shorten my life in the process or bring on unexpected complications.


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I'm outside for hours nearly every day during the summer and somewhat less during the winter. I took 575 mgs. of four different types of magnesium today. I have taken at least 375-400 mgs. a day of these different types for decades besides what I got in food.

When I think of how healthy my parents were without taking a single pill of any description on a regular basis, I can't help but wonder just how much we are "overdosing!" They never had any broken bones or bad knees or hips. They were outside a lot and very active. I am all for taking anything that will make us better able to handle life's challenges whatever they may be, but I don't want to shorten my life in the process or bring on unexpected complications.


Has your vitamin D level been measured?  With plenty of magnesium (which you're obviously
getting), you should be absorbing plenty of D from sunshine.  But only if the mag you're ingesting
is being absorbed.  That's my only reason for continuing with the topical magnesium.  I've
read on Carolyn Dean's site that it takes 4-6 weeks to raise magnesium storage levels. I can tell when my muscles feel relaxed that my magnesium is adequate.  And it takes a whopping amount
for me to reach bowel tolerance....so I know I've been deficient for way too long.  

My vitamin D level is 72.  It's been holding steady for a few years.  I took a lot of D to get it from
50 to 70s (7,000 iu daily in winters) but at the same time, although my D level went up, I felt
my muscles getting tighter. I think it's possible for some people to absorb more D than others
from supplements and little sunshine, even without optimum levels of magnesium.  For those who sit in the sun and still have low D, I'm not sure the ONLY shortfall is magnesium.  Might be other co-factors that influence D.

Rather than ingest too many pills with the fear of overdosing, the safest form of magnesium is
likely the transdermal.  I intend to lower my oral magnesium when topical magnesium does
the trick by itself.  So far, it hasn't happened but I'm not always ritualistic with mag oil.  Doing that more regularly now.  WIll update after 4-6 weeks of applying mag oil daily to share my progress.




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Chloe, one point of my post was that my parents never bothered about Vitamin D levels and all the other stuff we are discussing here, but they were healthy with no bone and joint issues that are gone over endlessly on the forum. I feel wonderful, and after considering everything, I think overdoing was the cause of my problem the other night with my heart. Sometimes things are just that simple!

I get diarrhea if I take more of any form of magnesium than I am taking now. With the diet I am eating I probably don't even need to be taking any at all! There is no telling how much I consumed in my breakfast this AM!


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I had over 300 milligrams of magnesium in my breakfast this morning!


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Hidden dangers that accelerate Magnesium loss:
high carbohydrate diet
high fat diet
sugar
stress
alcohol
caffeine
fluoridated water
birth control pills
antibiotics
blood pressure medication or any diuretic
high levels of calcium in supplementation
lack of restful sleep


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