suggestion for magnesium supplement

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Michelle8871
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Date Joined Sep 2008
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   Posted 11/30/2008 8:29 PM (GMT -6)   
I am looking to see if anyone can recommend a Magnesium supplement
 
I beleive it is the magnesium oxide (?) we are suppose to avoid?
 
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated
 
Thanks!
Newly diagnosed August 2008
Currently on 15mg prednisone, 12 Asacol per day, Mesaline enema nightly,Multi vitamin, Omega 3 and Calcium
Realizing that disease is a real pain in the ass!
Mother of a 5 year old and 12 old trying to get through each day with a smile on my face!


WeirdBeard
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   Posted 12/1/2008 11:36 AM (GMT -6)   
The best article that I have seen on magnesium is here: http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/magnesium-000313.htm

From the article: "Recommended types include magnesium citrate, magnesium gluconate, and magnesium lactate which are more soluble and, therefore, more easily absorbed than magnesium oxide."

Hope that helps some.
49 - male - in North Carolina near Asheville
Asacol 9/day
Citalopram (anxiety/depression)
experimenting with probiotics/ spinach and sunflower seeds
stopped: Cortenemas and fish oil


sadgirl1984
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Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 55
   Posted 12/2/2008 5:59 AM (GMT -6)   
i avoid magnesium supp bcz i know it helps people who constipate

its laxative
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