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Magnesium Citrate Questions

Magnesium Citrate

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by 170 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

I bought a magnesium supplement the other day and only afterwards realised that it contains Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Carbonate, which seem to be the least bioavailable forms of magnesium. Since I don't want to throw it away, I was wondering... (more)

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by 40 · September 16, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Hi all! Hoping you can help me, as I'm a little confused about Natural Calm. I have struggled with constipation issues, for about 20 years. I have been diagnosed with IBS-C, and pelvic floor dysfunction (after 3 kids). I also have some nerve... (more)

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paleocurious_1 0 · May 12, 2013 at 2:23 PM

Mag Citrate is a good supplement just to keep your magnesium levels up because it's so easily absorbed. The way magnesium helps with constipation, though, is when it's not absorbed, causing it to be present in the lower intestine and draw water... (more)

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by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 7:36 PM

As the title says: Am I Mg sufficient since I get very loose stools from Mg citrate or could I be Mg depleted? I have not got hold of Mg malate so I have not been able to test it. I am an otherwise healty guy in my early 30s and I follow a low... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · January 05, 2012 at 9:07 AM

I doubt it is an indication either way, magnesium is a powerful laxative, and if you are taking a dose large enough to induce diarrhea you are flushing some of your supplement money down the drain. I get similar issues with many forms of oral... (more)