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Should I take Magnesium Oxide?

Monday, 21 November 2011 09:05 AM

Question: Is magnesium oxide an acceptable supplement or should a combination of zinc and magnesium be taken instead?

Dr. Blaylock's Answer:

Magnesium oxide is poorly absorbed and will frequently cause diarrhea. I usually recommend the better absorbed forms, such as magnesium citrate or magnesium malate. The time-release form is well-absorbed and rarely causes diarrhea.

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