Life Extension, Magnesium Caps, 500 mg, 100 Veggie Caps14 Reviews
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0.41 lbs (0.19 kg)
- Product Code: LEX-14591
- UPC Code: 737870145912
- Package Quantity: 100 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 2.3 x 2.3 x 4.3 in, 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
Combo Discount: -$2.00
- Foundation for Longer Life
- Essential Mineral For Cardiovascular Health
- Dietary Supplement
Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use.
Take one (1) capsule one to three times daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Vegetable cellulose (capsule), vegetable stearate, silica, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, citric acid.
Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.
Caution: If taken in high doses, magnesium may have a laxative effect. If this occurs, divide dosing, reduce intake, or discontinue product.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Do not exceed recommended dose.
- Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
- When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Magnesium (as magnesium oxide, citrate, succinate, TRAACS magnesium lysyl glycinate chelate)||500 mg||125%|
iHerb Customer Reviews
For me, living in this body, use of this product at the rate of 2 caps/day over a period of 4-6 weeks inevitably leads to a bowel flush. Very unpleasant. It appears that the formulation has too much magnesium oxide, at least for the requirements of my body. By switching to another product which uses chelated magnesium, I am able to take a sufficiently large enough dose to meet the body's need for magnesium. I do not understand why magnesium oxide is so popular among supplement makers. Most likely it is relatively inexpensive to manufacture. According to Wikipedia magnesium oxide is used to make wallboard and refractory material for furnaces, among other things. I do suspect that as ingredients go magnesium oxide is quite inexpensive which should count for its popularity as a dietary supplement when magnesium is called for. Look around at the various magnesium supplements: many are formulated with magnesium oxide.
I bought this product because I was told that it would help me with irregularity. I have tried other magnesium caps before, but these are the best. I recommend them. They really work!