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Magnesium with vitimin d3 how much?

Hey everyone, I'm looking for the best type/amount/ratio of magnesium to take with vitimin d3. A little info, I have confirmed hashimotos, confirmed vitimin d deficiency, b12 came back normal, adrenal function normal, kidney/liver normal, calcium and parathyroid normal. However I seem to have a lot of symptoms of magnesium deficiency which get a lot worse every single time I try to take any form of vitamin d3, doctors aren't interested and I've read so much about taking vitimin d and magnesium together. My question is how much should I be taking with an unconfirmed deficiency and what is the best one to take. I'm currently trying out d-lux vitimin d but the twitches, muscle jerking night sweats and insomnia, sore lymph nodes are getting bad again, so I'm back to square one and want to give it a go with the magnesium thanks in advance for any help offered

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Forms of magnesium, check which is best for your needs. I need Magnesium Citrate to help bowels and and I've just added Magnesium Taurate for heart issues.

naturalnews.com/046401_magn...

globalhealingcenter.com/nat...

swansonvitamins.com/blog/ch...

Information overload :D

Just take dose recommended on pack.

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How does the mag taurate help with heart issues? Does it cause diarrhea

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If you read the links I posted you should find information about how each type of magnesium helps certain conditions. One of them states, for Magnesium Taurate:

"....since it is known to prevent arrhythmias and guard the heart from damage caused by heart attacks...... It has no laxative properties."

Lots of information to be found on Google if those links don't cover it.

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Thanks seaside Susie.

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I take magnesium 375 from Boots and take it at night with my meal along with 1000mg of vitamin D. They suggest you take them with the most fatty meal of the day to get maximum absorption.

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"They suggest you take them with the most fatty meal of the day to get maximum absorption."

Does it say that on the pack?

Magnesium is suggested to be taken with food for best absorption (I take my Magnesium Taurate capsule with food, my Magnesium Citrate powder as a drink near bedtime without food). However, I can find nothing to say it is fat soluble. My reading shows that it is water soluble and therefore not stored so leaves the body fairly quickly.

Magnesium is a cofactor of Vit D and helps it to work. Vit D is one of the fat soluble vitamins (Vits A, K, E, D) so needs to be taken with dietary fat.

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Thank you seasidesuzie yeah I've been reading loads about cofactors and I'm gonna try introducing some vitimin k with the magnesium and vitamin d I got some magnesium oil to try

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I hope you get on OK with the oil. I tried it and didn't like it, only because I didn't like how it left my skin feeling. I then tried magnesium gel, better than the oil but still didn't like it. It's not the product, it's me. I've never liked anything on my skin, not even body lotion.

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Maybe I got it the wrong way round and the vitamin d was with main meal when I was on 50,000 iu. Anyway I take both with evening meal

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It would be the Vit D that was said to be taken with the fattiest meal of the day.

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I take magnesium malate as it doesn't have a big effect on bowels and is supposed to help joint/muscle pain.

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Thanks nanaedake I got some magnesium chloride oil today so fingers crossed

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I take calm vitality magnesium powder. Cheap and easy to use. Start low and slow at 1/4 teaspoon and build up to max if 2 teaspoons a day (4-6 hours away from taking Levo) good for constipation, so increase slowly or you may suffer reverse problem

I was unable to tolerate vitamin D supplements until did 2 weeks magnesium supplements first (more on my profile)

My endo said a bad reaction to vitamin D supplements was "impossible "!! They are disinterested in gut and vitamin issues

Do you have Hashimoto's and are you strictly gluten free

Low magnesium is possibly linked to gluten intolerance

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Thanks for answering slowedragon yes I have hashimotos and no I'm not gluten free but trying very hard to be. Testing for celiac was negative for me but I definitely cannot tolerate any white flour foods at all. Yeah I think I'm going to use the magnesium for a few weeks then try the vitimin d again thank you

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Yes most of us test negative for coeliac

Non coeliac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) is extremely common with autoimmune diseases

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Thank you for all your help folks, I spoke to the pharmacist at boots who was really helpful I've opted for some magnesium chloride oil from a company called betteryou as this is the same company I was getting my d-lux vitimin d from. I have so many gastric issues including leaky gut and currently on the scd diet for candida so the oil is probably the best option for me at the minute. Thanks again everyone

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