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What is the difference between Magnesium oxide and Magnesium chloride?

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6 Sep 2009

Both are Magnesium "salts". Magnesium Chloride and Magnesium Oxide are used as a supplement to maintain adequate magnesium in the body. Magnesium oxide is also used to treat heartburn and indigestion.

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lang4752 6 Sep 2009


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