Magnesium is not monitored as frequently as some other minerals. It tends to be ordered primarily when a person has an abnormal calcium level and when a person has symptoms that may be due to a magnesium deficiency or excess.
2. Should I take magnesium supplements? And if so, how much?
People will absorb, use, and excrete magnesium at different rates and may be taking drugs that affect magnesium levels. You should talk to your health care provider about what is appropriate for your situation.
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