Magnesium Supplementation Dosing

by Herbert C. Mansmann, Jr. M.D.

NORMAL MAGNESIUM (Mg) INTAKE

1. The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for Mg is between 350 and 450 milligrams (mg) – (6mg per kg per day). One pound of spinach and its cooking water a day will meet this requirement for a normal adult. Green vegetables with their chlorophyll, which contains Mg are good choices, as are nuts, legumes, unpolished rice, and whole grains. But the American diet contains too many refined ingredients. If you are pregnant or ill 600 mg of Mg/day – (10 mg/kg/day), is usually required.

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Self Care of Magnesium Deficiency

by Herbert C. Mansmann, Jr. M.D.

A comprehensive review of the magnesium literature failed to disclose any articles describing self-care or self-management of normomagnesemia magnesium (Mg) deficiency (NMgD) requiring oral dosing with Mg supplication (MgS). A review of eleven books on Mg, mostly research conference proceedings, likewise showed a lack of interest in this essential modality of clinical medical care.

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Magnesium Dosing Information for Health Care Workers

Indications, Dosing

  • bowel preparation
  • cardiac glycoside-induced arrhythmias
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation†
  • constipation
  • digitoxin toxicity
  • digoxin toxicity
  • dyspepsia
  • eclampsia
  • hypertension
  • hypomagnesemia
  • nutritional supplementation
  • premature labor†
  • seizure prophylaxis†
  • status asthmaticus†
  • torsade de pointes
  • ventricular fibrillation†
  • ventricular tachycardia†

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Magnesium Supplementation

By Shawna Kopchu RN and Herbert C. Mansmann Jr, M.D.

The recommended daily allowance for Magnesium is 6mg/kg/day. Most people need at least 100mg or as much as 600mg per day of supplemental magnesium, just to remain in Positive Magnesium Balance. Which means, one takes in more magnesium than one loses. This amount does not include the various diseases and medications that can cause you to lose Mg. If you are on any of the medications or have a disease that causes Urinary Mg Wasting then you need more than the RDA for Mg. To check the list Click Here (Need Link)

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Magnesium Products

By Herbert C. Mansmann Jr., M.D. and Shawna Kopchu RN

Choose the Right Magnesium

Choosing the right magnesium salt to take can be confusing. Each person has their own personal preference as to what they use based on manufacturer, price, quantity, dosage, ect. This page will help you understand each product based on dose, absorption rate, peak effect and side effects, ect. All of these products are considered dietary supplements and are available over the counter without a prescription. You can order all of them online or purchase them in any drugstore.

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