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Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 14
   Posted 11/23/2008 6:32 AM (GMT -6)   
i've been looking for the malic acid/magnesium combination since reading about it here.  i was able to find magnesium, but not malic acid until i went to GNC.  when i asked about it, they directed me to a product called Fibro-M by Organika.  it contains:
60 mg elemental magnesium (from 350mg magnesium citrate)
350 mg malic acid
50 mg siberian ginseng extract
50 mg bromelain
the directions are to take 1 tablet per day or as directed by health care professional.
i started it yesterday, so i'll let you know how i make out with it.

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Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 6056
   Posted 11/23/2008 8:45 AM (GMT -6)   
Welcome to HW. You can find malic acid at for a reasonable price. You should get your dosage up to 2400 to 3200 mg per day in small steps for best results. Those other ingredients are nice (ginseng & bromelain) but not necessary for pain relief and energy production in the mitochondria of your cells. Malic Acid should be taken with food. It does cause diarrhea as a side effect but my body has adjusted. I've taken it for over 4 years and have had excellent results with it.
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Terrie B
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Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 90
   Posted 11/23/2008 8:50 PM (GMT -6)   
I haven't bought any yet, but I plugged magnesium/malic acid supplement into the search engine and some stuff came up that said it was for fibro... I WILL order it, not sure why I haven't yet!

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Date Joined Aug 2003
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   Posted 11/24/2008 10:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Actually my husband uses Fibro X.
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