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Magnesium

I have had 4 cardio versions and 3 ablations. The last ablation will be my last according to my cardiologist as my left atrium is very scard. After my last ablation I have intermittent a.fib and lots of eptopics beats. By chance I started to take magnesium and since then my heart as corrected itself and is normal.

Has anyone else taken magnesium for their heart?

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Yes, I started taking Magnesium after watching Dr Sanjay Gupta's video on how Magnesium affects the body and it helped me tremendously. I am waiting on an ablation so hopefully it will improve my quality of life further and I can come off medication.

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If you look in the search box top right you will see plenty of posts about this valuable supplement.

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Hi Bob I know you can't give advice but I am on flecainide x 2 50 mg amlodipine bisoprolol do you think you can take magnesium too. Should i speak to cardiologist !

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Stagger them don't take them at same time as meds

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You'll find that many people on this site take magnesium.

I started a few short months ago after re reading Carolyn Deacons Magnesium Miracle and listening to Dr Gupta. I was experiencing debilitating bouts of tachycardia virtually every day some lasting several hours at 110/130 ( usual resting rate 70). These stopped almost immediately, came back and are now very infrequent . It is now 9 months since my last dc cardioversion for AF and indeed since my last bout of AF. Onwards and upwards. I'm feeling very optimistic.

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I started magnesium some months ago; my AF lasts usually 3 days and occurs every few weeks. Since the magnesium, the last episode of AF lasted just 12 hours. Early days but fingers crossed as my bouts were a bit too debilitating. Take Sotalol l and Apixaban.

Good luck with your trial.

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Hi Ch43351 :-) I have taken magnesium taurate for some months. I can't say for certain if any of the things that do or don't happen to my body are attributable to Magnesium, medication,something else, or coincidence.

I have however noticed the daily runs of ectopic beats have lessened as have the pains in my legs which kept me awake. I am still getting the occasional long episode of P-AF and short ones that don't bother me. As my P-AF now seems to be controlled rather than quickly progressing as it was this time last year maybe Magnesium has contributed to this. It doesn't seem to be doing any harm and I would certainly recommend giving it a try having informed a GP.

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yes I started taking magnesium over a year ago because of palpitations and ectopic heart beats. They started after my GP changed my Bp meds to amloadipine. I went back to my old meds but the palpitations and ectopic beats continued. After about 6 weeks the palpitations and ectopic beats disappeared. Also some time later my Bp became lower and after about 5-6 months I was able to stop taking Bp meds altogether. I also take garlic d3 and k2.

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Are you from.the Philippines

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No I am in the UK

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Where can I buy magnesium here in the Philippines huhuhu

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Yes, however I started taking Magnesium Citrate because my GP mentioned that it should relax you and help you sleep, which I was having a problem with after my wife passed. I only take it at night because it does put me to sleep.

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It is not approopriate for anyone with kidney problems, as excess is got rid of via the kidneys. If the kidneys are not working properly, then the body could build up too much magnesium which would then be a definite problem.

If the kidneys are working fine you should be OK, but of course, particularly if you have other problems, it is always best to check with the doctor first, but don't be put off if he says it is a waste of time. Try It! - for at least three months, in order to give it a fair trial.

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I have taken it for 18 months definite improvement less attacks and chew one when I had the odd attack as a result it didn't last so long

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