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Visit my resources page for sources of magnesium oil and magnesium flakes. I am averaging about mg of magnesium per day just from the supplements, plus I get more from food.
I will continue to gradually increase the dosage until my stool becomes loose. I really think the magnesium oil is the best way to go if you have any issues with your gut. I'm playing around with different supplements and amounts to see how much I need and how it absorbs.
It is safe to experiment — just pay attention to your stool and you'll know if you are taking too much. You can also add magnesium oil to your bath if you find that you don't like spraying it on — some people find that it's itchy or that it stings a little I learned a lot about magnesium supplementation from this article on the Weston A.
Here are a few excerpts, but I recommend reading the whole article as there is a lot of information too much to cover here: Even with ideal digestive conditions, only a percentage of magnesium in foods will be absorbed less when amounts in the body are adequate and more if there is a deficiency… For the average person, magnesium supplementation is safe to experiment with on your own, especially if you know you have symptoms that could be related to magnesium deficiency or are under extra stress, and so on.
Excess magnesium is excreted in urine and the stool, and the most common response to too much magnesium is loose stools. Those with renal insufficiency or kidney disease, extremely slow heart rate, or bowel obstruction should avoid magnesium therapy.
General dosage recommendations range from about 3 to 10 milligrams per pound of body weight, depending upon physical condition, requirements for growth as in childrenand degree of symptoms.
Oral magnesium supplements are available in organic salt chelates, such as magnesium citrate and magnesium malate. These are fairly well absorbed, especially in powder forms to which you add water and can tailor your dosage.
It is important to divide your dosage during the day so that you do not load your body with too much magnesium in any single dose. Carolyn Dean recommends taking your first dose early in the morning and another in the late afternoon—these correspond to times when magnesium levels are low in the body.
Is it just a coincidence that these times of low magnesium and low energy also correspond to the cultural rituals of morning coffee and afternoon tea?
Loose stools indicate you are not absorbing the magnesium, but that it is acting as a laxative. Yet another option for oral magnesium supplementation is ionic magnesium in liquid form, such as that offered by Trace Minerals Research.
This is a sodium-reduced concentration of sea water from the Great Salt Lake in Utah… Another potential way to get more magnesium into your system is via the pleasant method of soaking in a bath of magnesium sulfate, otherwise known as Epsom salts… A couple of cups of Epsom salts added to a hot bath will induce sweating and detoxification; after the water cools a bit, the body will then absorb the magnesium sulfate.
According to Mark Sircus in Transdermal Magnesium Therapy, the effects from a bath of Epsom salts, although pleasant, are brief as magnesium sulfate is difficult to assimilate and is rapidly lost in the urine.
Magnesium chloride, which can also be used in baths, is more easily assimilated and metabolized, and so less is needed for absorption.
Source Visit my resources page for sources of magnesium oil and magnesium flakes. My Results So Far with Magnesium Supplementation I've been supplementing for about two weeks now, in addition to eating a LOT more food I'm eating 3 meals plus snacks per day; this is up from just 2 small meals per day and I'm avoiding alcohol, sugar and caffeine.
First and foremost, I'm beyond thrilled that I have an appetite! You see, I drank coffee every morning since I was about 16 until I quit just last year.
Caffeine is a strong appetite suppressant, and it also depletes magnesium.
I think that was what initially messed up my appetite. On top of that, I smoked cigarettes and drank Diet Coke I quit both of those in when I got pregnant. Cigarettes and soda are both appetite suppressants and they also deplete magnesium. Low magnesium causes a loss of appetite.
I wasn't hungry so I'd skip meals and when I did eat, I didn't eat enough, which led to hypoglycemia which led to craving wine and sugar at night — more wasting of magnesium, hence more appetite loss. No wonder I wasn't hungry! This is amazing to me! Couple that with a metabolism that moves at a snail's pace and life really sucks.
Nowadays, I have to eat a snack as soon as I get out of bed usually a piece of fruit and some nut butter, or some soaked nuts and cheese, or a glass of raw milk and nuts then I eat a big breakfast 2 hours later typically eggs plus oatmeal or whole wheat toast.
I'm starving again by lunchtime, and always need an afternoon snack to get me through until dinner. It's 9 pm now and I just had an evening snack of grass-fed cheese and whole wheat crackers.
I'll probably have a glass of raw milk before bed, as well. Hooray, I can eat again! I still wake up occasionally but it is usually because of a noise or my daughter waking me up. And I go right back to sleep within 15 minutes it used to take hours.
I've also noticed that my elimination has improved. It was good before, but it is fabulous now! Sorry if this is TMI for some people, but my stools are so fabulous, I actually get excited about them.The Cheese and the Worms Book Review The rise of literacy towards the end of the Middle Ages brought with it a torrent of individuals ready to think fro themselves and formulate their own theories and ideas regarding God and the Christian faith.
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