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Magnesium - Serum

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    The Magnesium test helps to evaluate the levels of magnesium in the blood. It helps to determine the cause of abnormal levels of magnesium and other elements such as calcium or potassium. The Magnesium test is done: • In case of signs and symptoms of abnormal levels of magnesium • In case of abnormal levels of calcium or potassium • In case of ongoing treatment of abnormal magnesium levels

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    To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
    The role of magnesium in the body is to help in energy production, muscle contraction, the functioning of nerves, and the maintenance of strong bones.
    The medicines that can affect the levels of magnesium include antibiotics, aspirin, lithium, thyroid medicines, digoxin, cyclosporine, diuretics, insulin, laxatives, and phenytoin.
    The signs and symptoms of low levels of magnesium include muscle weakness, twitching, confusion, cramping, changes in heart rate, and seizures.
    The food sources of magnesium include whole grains, nuts, and green leafy vegetables such as spinach.

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    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results

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