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Has Magnesium CAUSED muscle pain for anyone here?

Discussion in 'Post-Exertional Malaise, Fatigue, and Crashes' started by Bansaw, Jun 23, 2015.

  1. Bansaw

    Bansaw Senior Member

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    I've had some pretty bad PEM recently and I started taking Magnesium [lactate] just before that happened.
    I read elsewhere that Magnesium actually is supposed to HELP with muscle cramps, but can it also have a negative affect?
    In the past I took D-Ribose mixed with Magnesium and that didn't go too well for me either. I'm starting to wonder if Magnesium does not work with me well.
    I stopped taking Magnesium lactate this morning.
     
  2. Gondwanaland

    Gondwanaland Senior Member

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    AFAIK lactate can cause muscle pain

    Magnesium (not lactate) caused me muscle pain when my potassium was too low.
     
  3. Bansaw

    Bansaw Senior Member

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    Oh... I am also taking Calcium lactate.
    I wonder what kind of Magnesium supp would be worth looking into?
     
  4. Gondwanaland

    Gondwanaland Senior Member

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    That is the one million dollar question... It is very personal. I had to try several types until I found one I could tolerate (which in my case was magnesium oxide).
     
  5. Martial

    Martial Senior Member

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    I like magnesium chloride myself, personally.
     
  6. butterfly7

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    The magnesium baths is all i can do
     

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