Could Magnesium Improve Eye Twitching

by Leila

My eye had a twitch in the lower lid for 5 months straight! I went to the physical doctor, the eye doctor, had all kinds of test done.. they couldn't figure anything out, and kept telling me it will go away on it's own. I got my blood work back, and realized some of my electrolytes - sodium, magnesium and potassium were in the "normal range" except I noticed them all BARELY in the normal range.

Magnesium was 1.9, Potassium 3.6, and Sodium 136. I increased my potassium intake to 495 mg a day for several weeks, still no change. I continued this and just added 600mg of Magnesium Citrate for about 4 days now. Within the last 3 days it is finally subsiding! After 5 months of that irritating eye twitch, it's finally slowing down.

I was severely vitamin D deficient, and have gotten that under control, now all of these other deficiencies seem to be popping up. I do have Crohn's disease, which is why I'm sure my body doesn't absorb the vitamins and minerals I need from food, and I do the Paleo diet as well.. but I know I just don't eat enough to get all the nutrition I need with food.

The majority of my nutrition does come in supplement form. So, my question is, should I increase the Magnesium dosage more? Or is 600 mg going to be enough after it builds up in my body a little bit?

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Please see my page on magnesium dosage
by: Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune Queen!

Please see my page on Magnesium Dosage. Everyone is different, so you need to determine the correct dosage for YOU based on your symptoms. Dosage without knowing how you feel is ultimately meaningless.

Jigsaw Health Magnesium Is for Movement Video

Also, if you have a bunch of deficiencies 'popping up', then make sure that your Paleo diet is also gluten free as that is likely the CAUSE of your Crohn's disease in the first place.

Kerri Knox RN

Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune System Queen
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