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Old 11-19-2012, 05:25 AM   #1
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Magnesium ?

was wondering if anyone here has add a Magnesium sub to thier daily Diet as I have heard it helps to loss weight that many people who are lacking in this mineral are more likely to have weight issues. so just wanted to know if this has any truth to it look forward to your input. Thanks.

Did search it and found alot of info positive and negitive.
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:32 AM   #2
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Magnesium is good for just about everything.
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:33 AM   #3
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After reading the Magnesium Miracle and suffering leg cramps I wouldn't skip a day now.
I don't think if effects my weight loss anymore then getting my Thryroid meds, D3 and B-12 optimized. Having everything in balance does make me feel better though.

Having energy and a good attitude just gets me in a better spot to want to do better.

It's easy to feel hopeless when I am depressed and tired.
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:57 AM   #4
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I've been taking 400 mg of magnesium every day for over a year. I take it for muscle spasms caused by radiation damage (breast cancer...if you've never experienced a cramp in your breast...it's no fun). It has really helped with the spasms but I haven't seen any weight loss from it.
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Old 11-19-2012, 07:37 AM   #5
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Magnesium is good for staying regular as well
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:13 AM   #6
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I started taking it when I heard that it was good for 'keeping things moving along' if you know what I mean I try to take it everyday and yep, it helps lol.
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:13 AM   #7
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I take one 4000mg magnesium citrate daily in the evening. I don't know about the weightloss issue but I take it to help me sleep. Magnesium helps calm the central nervous system so you rest better, it helped me to greatly reduce nightmares plus I fall asleep much faster.
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:27 AM   #8
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Magnesium is one of my foundational supplements. Absolutely great stuff.
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:38 AM   #9
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I take magnesium every day - I also take mine in the evening. My understanding is that it's very good for the body.
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:44 AM   #10
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thank you for your feed back I bought some today so ill give it a try cant hurt.
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Old 11-19-2012, 11:26 AM   #11
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I've been taking 400 mg of magnesium every day for over a year. I take it for muscle spasms caused by radiation damage (breast cancer...if you've never experienced a cramp in your breast...it's no fun). It has really helped with the spasms but I haven't seen any weight loss from it.
My mil is going through radiation treatment right now- I'll tell her to start taking magnesium
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:28 PM   #12
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I take one 4000mg magnesium citrate daily in the evening.
You probably mean 400 mg, not 4,000. The NOW pills I have are 200 mg each.
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:55 PM   #13
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It is a very important mineral that affects a heck of a lot of other stuff your body does.

Google 'magnesium Robbins jimmy moore' and the first hit should be a podcast by Jimmy with Dr. Robbins on magnesium. Very interesting stuff!

Also, google 'Dr. Jonny Bowden All Things Vitamins (Supplements 101)' for another excellent podcast by Jimmy Moore on vitamins in general. Very informative and Jimmy asks Dr. Bowden what vitamins he'd want to have on a desert island. CoQ10 makes the short list.

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Old 11-19-2012, 06:21 PM   #14
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Magnesium was suggested to me as a way to help with the leg cramps. I was having leg and foot cramps daily. Miserable. I did a lot of research on it before starting. Now I have my whole family taking it and have been talking some friends into it as well.

Not one leg cramp in the months since I started the Magnesium.
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:38 AM   #15
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You probably mean 400 mg, not 4,000. The NOW pills I have are 200 mg each.
You're correct, I hit the zero button one too many times. I take one 400mg tablet and the brand I prefer is Solgar or it might be spelled Solger.
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I've been taking 400 mg of magnesium every day for over a year. I take it for muscle spasms caused by radiation damage (breast cancer...if you've never experienced a cramp in your breast...it's no fun). It has really helped with the spasms but I haven't seen any weight loss from it.
I didn't even know you could get a spasm there I would hate to have one. I take my Natural Calm every day for my leg cramps. Those are bad enough.
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