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Blood Magnesium Test

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Your body needs magnesium to help muscles, nerves, and many enzymes work properly. Magnesium helps the body make and use energy. It is also needed to move potassium, sodium, and other essential substances into and out of cells.

What is the result of your magnesium blood test?

1.0 mEq/L or lower

1.1 - 1.5 mEq/L

1.6 - 2.4 mEq/L

2.5 - 3.4 mEq/L

3.5 or higher

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