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I am a 65-yr-old male with heart and artery disease. What is

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I am a 65-yr-old male with heart and artery disease. What is the best type of magnesium supplement for me? I currently take magnesium orotate.
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: Yes, family hrt dis. low to middling
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Mechanical aortic valve. Erendectomy on one leg. Bad claudication. Bad joints--fie shoulder operations..etc.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

there is not one magnesium supplement which is better than others.

magnesium orotate is good

have you had your blood magnesium levels checked?

does your heart doctor know you are taking magnesium?