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#1 whoartthou1

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 02:38 PM

Has anyone here cleared from taking magnesium supplements?



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Posted 07 May 2013 - 02:45 PM

Took them for a while and saw no improvement.



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Posted 07 May 2013 - 02:49 PM

how long is a while and what exact magnesium supplements were you taking?



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Posted 07 May 2013 - 04:40 PM

Magnesium isn't a magic acne pill.  That isn't why I suggested you take it..  But most people don't get enough in their diet, it's extremely important for the production of the enzymes that make your body function.  And because it relaxes muscles and promotes sleep.  Which brings us to why you should try it.

Edited by alternativista, 08 May 2013 - 06:10 AM.

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[ Story: Severe Acne since I was 10. 10+ years of Dermatologists, Antibiotics, topicals and ACCUTANE did nothing. Discovered oranges triggered the worst of my cystic acne = about 70% improvement. Tried some nutrient supplements like B-complex with zinc and C, saw palmetto and a BHA like the aspirin mask = more improvement, a lot less oily. Then, Diet changes = Clear.

Regimen: Anti-inflammatory, nutrient dense, blood sugar stabilizing diet and supplements (for hormones, inflammation, aging, health). No soap or other cleanser except for hand washing! Water only or Oil cleanse. Aloe Vera mixed with niacinimide and a high linoleic acid oil for moisturizer and reduce pigmentation.

Diet effects acne in so many ways: hormone balance, inflammation, Insulin levels, digestion, allergies and intolerances, liver function, adrenal function, SHBG levels, sebum quality, cell function and turnover, nutrient deficiencies, body fat, etc. Basic advice: Eat, sleep, supplement and exercise like you are a diabetic. And eat real food!

For more information, see my Good Things for Acne thread *Moderator edit - Please refer to the board rules (see “Advertising/soliciting”, “Linking” and “Signatures”)*

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 03:42 AM

what kinda food do we take for magnesium?

so that we neednt take supplements?


Itchy red raised skin - dermatitis??
http://www.acne.org/...-with-pictures/
 
huge pores
http://www.acne.org/...dwith-pictures/
 
indented scar
http://www.acne.org/...iswith-picture/
 
oils used for cooking
http://www.acne.org/...oilgood-or-bad/
 
inflamed whiteheads & clogged pores
http://www.acne.org/...twith-pictures/
 
my balanced diet chart and skincare routine(medications taken & products used now)
http://www.acne.org/...food-allergies/
http://www.acne.org/...incare-routine/
 

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:11 AM

what kinda food do we take for magnesium?
so that we neednt take supplements?


Greens and seeds. Except that many, paleo and leaky gut people, for example, avoid seeds.
Status: Clear after 30 years. Wow, I guess it's been 6 years, now.

[ Story: Severe Acne since I was 10. 10+ years of Dermatologists, Antibiotics, topicals and ACCUTANE did nothing. Discovered oranges triggered the worst of my cystic acne = about 70% improvement. Tried some nutrient supplements like B-complex with zinc and C, saw palmetto and a BHA like the aspirin mask = more improvement, a lot less oily. Then, Diet changes = Clear.

Regimen: Anti-inflammatory, nutrient dense, blood sugar stabilizing diet and supplements (for hormones, inflammation, aging, health). No soap or other cleanser except for hand washing! Water only or Oil cleanse. Aloe Vera mixed with niacinimide and a high linoleic acid oil for moisturizer and reduce pigmentation.

Diet effects acne in so many ways: hormone balance, inflammation, Insulin levels, digestion, allergies and intolerances, liver function, adrenal function, SHBG levels, sebum quality, cell function and turnover, nutrient deficiencies, body fat, etc. Basic advice: Eat, sleep, supplement and exercise like you are a diabetic. And eat real food!

For more information, see my Good Things for Acne thread *Moderator edit - Please refer to the board rules (see “Advertising/soliciting”, “Linking” and “Signatures”)*

When you eat stuff, Stuff Happens!

#7 aanabill

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:34 AM

what kinda food do we take for magnesium?
so that we neednt take supplements?


Greens and seeds. Except that many, paleo and leaky gut people, for example, avoid seeds.

seeds?

u mean like mustard or cumin etc?


Itchy red raised skin - dermatitis??
http://www.acne.org/...-with-pictures/
 
huge pores
http://www.acne.org/...dwith-pictures/
 
indented scar
http://www.acne.org/...iswith-picture/
 
oils used for cooking
http://www.acne.org/...oilgood-or-bad/
 
inflamed whiteheads & clogged pores
http://www.acne.org/...twith-pictures/
 
my balanced diet chart and skincare routine(medications taken & products used now)
http://www.acne.org/...food-allergies/
http://www.acne.org/...incare-routine/
 

#8 alternativista

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:35 AM


what kinda food do we take for magnesium?
so that we neednt take supplements?

Greens and seeds. Except that many, paleo and leaky gut people, for example, avoid seeds.
seeds?
u mean like mustard or cumin etc?

All seeds. Grains, nuts, legumes, etc.
Status: Clear after 30 years. Wow, I guess it's been 6 years, now.

[ Story: Severe Acne since I was 10. 10+ years of Dermatologists, Antibiotics, topicals and ACCUTANE did nothing. Discovered oranges triggered the worst of my cystic acne = about 70% improvement. Tried some nutrient supplements like B-complex with zinc and C, saw palmetto and a BHA like the aspirin mask = more improvement, a lot less oily. Then, Diet changes = Clear.

Regimen: Anti-inflammatory, nutrient dense, blood sugar stabilizing diet and supplements (for hormones, inflammation, aging, health). No soap or other cleanser except for hand washing! Water only or Oil cleanse. Aloe Vera mixed with niacinimide and a high linoleic acid oil for moisturizer and reduce pigmentation.

Diet effects acne in so many ways: hormone balance, inflammation, Insulin levels, digestion, allergies and intolerances, liver function, adrenal function, SHBG levels, sebum quality, cell function and turnover, nutrient deficiencies, body fat, etc. Basic advice: Eat, sleep, supplement and exercise like you are a diabetic. And eat real food!

For more information, see my Good Things for Acne thread *Moderator edit - Please refer to the board rules (see “Advertising/soliciting”, “Linking” and “Signatures”)*

When you eat stuff, Stuff Happens!

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 12:30 PM

Mega Food vitamins sells a whole food derived magnesium supplement.  Not to be a broken record, but whole food derived are the only supplements i'd ever take.  You can pick up a bottle online for less than $20.  


                                                      80%-20% Alkaline forming vs Acid forming Diet

                                                                                `Organic~
                                                                            I don't consume:
                                                                                     *Dairy
                                                                               *Whole grains
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                                                      My philosophy: Less externally, more internally

                 Even taking long hot showers in chemically treated tap water is too harsh for acne prone skin

                                                                 (And that's without a face wash)

                         

                                     This site is absolutely loaded with info on curing acne internally

 


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Posted 09 May 2013 - 06:40 PM

whats the recommended dose to supplement with?

 

i read somewhere here to do 400mg of Magnesium, but pills usually come in 50 or 100mg.

so maybe that person is overdoing it.


Edited by andres123, 09 May 2013 - 06:43 PM.


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Posted 09 May 2013 - 08:45 PM

whats the recommended dose to supplement with?
 
i read somewhere here to do 400mg of Magnesium, but pills usually come in 50 or 100mg.
so maybe that person is overdoing it.


It can be bad for you or pointless to get too much of minerals at once. In most cases, the body will only take in so mucho a time.

Also, magnesium supplements come in those lw amounts because otherwise, they'd be huge pills.
Status: Clear after 30 years. Wow, I guess it's been 6 years, now.

[ Story: Severe Acne since I was 10. 10+ years of Dermatologists, Antibiotics, topicals and ACCUTANE did nothing. Discovered oranges triggered the worst of my cystic acne = about 70% improvement. Tried some nutrient supplements like B-complex with zinc and C, saw palmetto and a BHA like the aspirin mask = more improvement, a lot less oily. Then, Diet changes = Clear.

Regimen: Anti-inflammatory, nutrient dense, blood sugar stabilizing diet and supplements (for hormones, inflammation, aging, health). No soap or other cleanser except for hand washing! Water only or Oil cleanse. Aloe Vera mixed with niacinimide and a high linoleic acid oil for moisturizer and reduce pigmentation.

Diet effects acne in so many ways: hormone balance, inflammation, Insulin levels, digestion, allergies and intolerances, liver function, adrenal function, SHBG levels, sebum quality, cell function and turnover, nutrient deficiencies, body fat, etc. Basic advice: Eat, sleep, supplement and exercise like you are a diabetic. And eat real food!

For more information, see my Good Things for Acne thread *Moderator edit - Please refer to the board rules (see “Advertising/soliciting”, “Linking” and “Signatures”)*

When you eat stuff, Stuff Happens!

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 09:07 PM

i see. thanks

so how much in total should you get daily ?



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Posted 11 May 2013 - 10:00 PM

I've been consuming cacao nibs a few times a week which is a good source of magnesium. I always notice that I feel more stimulated and my muscles are relaxed when I get  back to work after lunch. It's quite pleasant!



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Posted 05 January 2014 - 02:03 AM

is 400mg of magnesium too much to take (if I take it 2 days in a row??)?



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Posted 05 January 2014 - 07:55 AM

Hi,

 

I just responded to your message.  But 400 mg is not too much.  That is about the RDA for magnesium.  Please don't use magnesium oil.  Well, you can, but I did not notice any changes with it...   Just itching and burning skin with no results. 






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