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Re: Magnesium

Sometimes it can help to take calcium and vitamin D which tends to slow smooth muscle contractions. Magnesium has been used as a laxative for a long time, and it can take some experimenting to find the right amount. We buy our calcium and magnesium in powder form so we can adjust the ratio easier.


Type of Myotonia: Thomsen's

Country: US

Re: Magnesium

As I read the article, it dawned on me that while I was pregnant, I was put on Magnesium Sulfate to stop contractions. I specifically remember they said I would become very weak. I didn't. I could finally move!! My symptoms during pregnancy were awful. I wish I had known then to supplement magnesium while I was pregnant.

At least I will know to tell my daughters some day now.

Type of Myotonia: Beckers

Country: United States