Wednesday, June 28, 2023

what are the symptoms of hypomagnesemia?

 Hypomagnesemia, also known as magnesium deficiency, occurs when there is a lower-than-normal level of magnesium in the blood

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 Magnesium is an electrolyte that plays a key role in many bodily reactions that affect cellular function, nerve conduction, and more
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 Here are some common symptoms of hypomagnesemia:
  • Tremors
  • Tetany (muscle spasms, muscle cramps, and/or numbness in your hands and feet)
  • Abnormal eye movements (nystagmus)
  • Fatigue and weakness
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In severe cases, hypomagnesemia can cause seizures, abnormal heart rate, changes in personality, numbness and tingling in the body, spasms or cramps in your muscles, and even convulsions
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 However, hypomagnesemia does not always cause symptoms, and some early ones can be mild
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Hypomagnesemia can be caused by a low intake of magnesium, gastrointestinal losses, renal losses, and other conditions
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 Risk factors for hypomagnesemia include age, alcohol addiction, taking certain medications or diuretics, and having certain surgeries or illnesses like gastrointestinal disease
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If you suspect you may have hypomagnesemia, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and treatment. Treatment may involve magnesium supplements and addressing the underlying cause of the deficiency
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