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I have been reading magnesium helps with anxiety. It is safe

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I have been reading magnesium helps with anxiety. It is safe to take a supplement without getting levels checked? And if so which one is best to take?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

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Magnesium should not be taken unsupervised and without periodic levels being checked. High levels of magnesium can be dangerous. It can cause significant side effects like muscle cramping, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, muscle weakness and low blood pressure.

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