I am a 38 year old female who has skipped heart beats (pvcs) for a while now. I started taking 300-325mg powdered magnesium citrate every evening about 1.5 months ago and they disappeared. Now I can slightly feel them here and there. Can I up the dosage? Should I include calcium and potassium supplement as well with it? My blood tests showed I was on very low end of normal for all 3 of them. I am 5'4" and 200 lbs.
If you are taking magnesium citrate as a supplement, how much you should take depends on your age and sex.
Men ages 19 to 30 should take 400 milligrams (mg) a day, while men over age 30 should take 420 mg.
Women up to 50 years of age should take 310 mg a day.
Some possible side effects:
Stomach and intestinal issues like gas, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and stomach cramping,High levels of magnesium in your bloodstream, Imbalance in your electrolytes, or levels of minerals and compounds like sodium, potassium, calcium, chloride, and phosphate in your blood
- Magnesium Citrate Information for Consumers
- Magnesium Citrate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Magnesium Citrate (detailed)
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