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Overview of Magnesium's Role in the Body

By

James L. Lewis III

, MD, Brookwood Baptist Health and Saint Vincent’s Ascension Health, Birmingham

Last full review/revision Apr 2020| Content last modified Apr 2020
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The level of magnesium in the blood depends largely on how the body obtains magnesium from foods and excretes it in urine and stool and less so on the total body stores of magnesium. The level of magnesium in the blood can become

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