Who is susceptible to magnesium deficiency?

Answer About 60 percent of Americans might be deficient in magnesium---a trace mineral needed for 300 different metabolic processes---according to Shari Lieberman, Ph.D., and Nancy Bruning, authors of "Th... Read More »

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Does inflammation cause magnesium deficiency?

On One Hand: Magnesium DeficiencyMagnesium plays an important role in the inflammatory process of our body. The epidemiologists at John Hopkins University state that, magnesium acts like an anti-in... Read More »

Will taking too much magnesium cause a zinc deficiency?

On One Hand: No Deficiency does not list a possible zinc deficiency as a side effect or symptom of overdose when taking any of the three most commonly used form of magnesium: magn... Read More »

Anyone had any success with magnesium supplements (eg.:Jigsaw magnesium) in alleviating chronic fatigue?

About 61% of people do not get enough magnesium in their diet. Our body's have a way of balancing things out (called homeostasis) so that if we don't get enough in our diet our body hangs onto it.... Read More »

Whats an advantage for using powdered magnesium for flash photography instead of magnesium ribbon?

Answer The powder burns much faster than the ribbon, providing a quick bright flash. The ribbon would burn more slowly, providing a longer lasting light but not as bright.See the Related Question... Read More »