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    I studied magnesium like a full-time job for a month or two so I can help you out with that. Magnesium chloride was the best supplement I came across whenever I went through forums and the websites of experts. By applying the magnesium chloride, or magnesium oil as it is also called, to the skin, your body will absorb more of it as it dissociates completely at skin pH. As long as you leave it on for 20 minutes you get a lot of it in.
    Elemental just refers to the magnesium itself, someone getting a form of magnesium in a 1,000 milligram tablet for example, may only be ingesting around 100 milligrams of elemental magnesium, with the molecule or compound it is chemically bonded to accounting for the other 900 milligrams.
    Chelated forms (ending in -ate) such as citrate, taurate, glycinate, threonate, the list goes on, are the best forms of oral magnesium. Citrate seems to be the one (out of the chelates) that causes the greatest increase in bowel movements, as magnesium travelling through the digestive tract causes water to be brought into the gut leading to diarrhoea. Glycine combines magnesium with the amino acid glycine and is a double whammy for anxiety as glycine is an inhibitory / calming neurotransmitter that people use as a sleep aid. Taurate is another good one but I avoid all oral forms of magnesium to prevent any bowel irregularities and get maximum absorption. Even if you have food poisoning and bowel inflammation / permeability, that will not be a problem with transdermal magnesium.
    However, even with the effect of ingested magnesium increasing water in the gut and relieving constipation that way, there are still constipation-relieving benefits from having magnesium transdermally as simply increasing the body's magnesium levels are enough to aid constipation by reducing muscular spasms of smooth muscle which typically cause constipation.

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    ExerciseFanatika First of all, Welcome fellow NYer.

    I am so sorry to hear about all of your losses. I know it can be very hard.

    I am very concerned for you. I think the reason you are depressed and not losing weight is starvation. Please read Primal 101 on the blog or the "Start Here" thread on the forum. I think that you will feel better once you begin to give your body the nutrition it needs.
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    Oh yeah, I meant to say a little about that. ExerciseFanatika, starvation will make your body store more fat, or so I've heard at least, another problem could be acidity. Both eating acidic foods and eating barely anything at all will both increase the acidity of your body. Some people have a natural tendency to lose weight rapidly once this occurs and others start storing fat as a buffer against the acidity. I heard Tony Robbins say that so if I'm wrong blame him.

    So, vegetables and water.

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    Andy, thank you for the magnesium info. I'll do some reading on magnesium oil.

    And I definitely agree with Pebbles67 and Andy on the thoughts on starvation. Sorry, my reading comprehension is somewhat low with this nasty headcold .
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    Feel free to add me if you want a more comprehensive list of all the things I've tried and what I found helpful. At this point I've gone from full-on social anxiety to the point of where I could be considered just a shy person, and always progressing a little each week so I hope to be at a level of confidence I consider acceptable within the next month, or so I plan at least.

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    Fanatic, I am so very sorry for the losses you have been dealt in recent years. You are a much stronger person than I think you are given credit for being.

    Reference your weight - I'm with everyone else. You need to eat more. Have you read the Primal Blueprint? If you haven't you might consider it. Also the Primal 101 is a great starting point. We're all here to support, so if you have questions, please raise them.

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    OH! Have you tried Mucinex for your snot problem?? It might help relieve you of a bit of this flow. I realize it's not homeopathic, but sometimes we need a little boost.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jenn26point2 View Post
    I realize it's not homeopathic,...
    which is why it works...

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    Quote Originally Posted by canio6 View Post
    which is why it works...
    Hush... Some homeopathic stuff works very well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jenn26point2 View Post
    Hush... Some homeopathic stuff works very well.
    umm, science called and would like a word with you.


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