What is Magnesium Citrate?
Magnesium is involved in over 300 enzymatic processes, including the production of ATP and energy metabolism. Magnesium helps maintain bone density, normal cardiac rhythmicity, pulmonary function, and aids in blood glucose regulation. Thorne Research provides magnesium as aspartate, citrate, and citrate-malate chelates.
What are the Possible Benefits of Magnesium Citrate?
Magnesium Citrate can assist in:
- Regulating irregular heartbeat
- Controlling anxiety, mood swings, and fatigue
- Decreasing intensity of headaches and migraines
- Decreasing muscle spasms
- Overcoming weakness
- Regulating sleep
- Overcoming constipation and other bowel issues
- Improving both long and short-term memory
- Increasing learning ability
Who Can Benefit from Magnesium Citrate?
Magnesium Citrate can benefit those suffering from frequent headaches, anxiety, and fatigue, and can also be useful to patients who have difficulty sleeping and those with bowel issues. Magnesium can also help in the cognitive health in conditions such as memory loss, stress, anxiety management, dementia, Alzheimer's, phobias and sleep disorders.
How Should I Take Magnesium Citrate?
Take exactly as recommended by your doctor. Do not take larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Magnesium Citrate is typically taken one to three times daily.
What are the Possible Side Effects of Magnesium Citrate?
Although uncommon, Magnesium Citrate may cause:
- Slow heartbeat
- Low blood pressure
- Bowel movement within one half to six hours
What Should I Avoid When Taking Magnesium Citrate?
Some medications may cause the side effects listed above, please be aware of using Magnesium Citrate together with:
- Blood thinners
- Kidney medications