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Re: Magnesium

Post by mychaelelaine » Thu Apr 05, 2012 09:30 pm

Thanks Caryn! That's pretty much what I found out researching. Just grasping for straws. :D

Re: Magnesium

Post by caryn » Thu Apr 05, 2012 08:49 pm

It doesn't help. :) But there might be other reasons for a doc to prescribe it - I think it's recommended for cluster headaches? - so ask your doc.

Here's a review of studies:

Lifestyle choices, dietary nutritional measures (antioxidant as vitamin C, vitamin E, lycopene, selenium, zinc, magnesium and the mitochondrial antioxidants nicotine, coenzyme Q(10) and melatonin; and other dietary nutritional measures as low dietary salt, omega 3 fatty acids, folic acid, garlic, nutritional advice, protein and energy supplementation, isocaloric balanced protein and protein and energy restriction for obese women) and others drugs; have not shown benefits or there is insufficient evidence to recommend clinical use.

Supplemental magnesium oxide is also linked to breastfeeding difficulty: ... 28&t=21213


Post by mychaelelaine » Thu Apr 05, 2012 07:56 pm

Anyone taking it as a supplement?