facial tics and too much Cal- Mag?

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houstongirl
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   Posted 5/29/2007 9:57 AM (GMT -6)   
A few days ago I started an intense vitamin- mineral regimen to deal with a recent flare-up of CFS. I have also developed a facial tic below my right eye. I have read that a calcium and/ or magnesium deficiency can cause tics, but can too much also cause it? If not, what other supplements can cause this? The tic is definitely related to the supplements, I just need to figure out which one and adjust the dosage.

sleepyheadgirl
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   Posted 6/1/2007 3:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi, i dont know the answer to your questions but i had an under eye twitch for about 4 months in addition to my other symptoms and my doc tested for lost of things including low magnesium as he seemed to think it would show that as being low , but for some reason the lab didnt give him that result so i can't solve your problem but thought i'd share that with you. :o)

houstongirl
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   Posted 6/1/2007 8:33 PM (GMT -6)   
thank you sleepyheadgirl! I have cut back to 1/4 the Cal-Mag and the twitch has gone away, although my chiro thought that they couldnt be related since Calcium relaxes the nerves. Im seeing a new endocrinologist next week so we'll see what she says.
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