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    Condition: Other
    3/8/2015 4:22:10 PM

    Reviewer: diana, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My body rejects any minerals not bonded to protein.I am sure other people wonder why magnesium stearate in their medications cause the medication to not work well or even make them sick.I can no longer use anything containing processed minerals,even antiperspirant and makeup because of anemia and white blood cell crystalization in my liver and joints.If you feel ill or weak for no apparent reason, ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    6/7/2012 11:34:42 PM

    Reviewer: hopeful, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Magnesium Stereate has helped to considerably reduce muscle and joint pain, and it has helped to reduce muscle tension and also helps with my insomnia. An added benefit also came about: the pulsating twitch in my left palm (tremor/seizure type pulsation) has stopped.

    Condition: Other
    9/14/2011 9:34:50 PM

    Reviewer: Magfree

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    There were times when out of nowhere my eyes and nose would water and burn, and my forehead would feel a sudden pressure that made it impossible to see to drive, I would have to pull over until it went away. I found that Magnesium stearate is found in many products, but is especially strong in Antacids. I stopped taking them, and anything else that has Magnesium stearate in it, and I do not have t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    9/7/2010 12:35:56 AM

    Reviewer: Ann, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 4

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    Current Rating: 4

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    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I was getting foot and calf cramps while doing water aroebics. They have went away. HOWEVER, I now have indigestion almost after ever meal and am extremely constipated. I am trying to find out if that is a normal side effect. (I'll take the muscle cramps)

    Condition: Other
    10/20/2009 9:47:39 AM

    Reviewer: Magnilife Fibromyalgia Relief, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 4

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    Current Rating: 4

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    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    After using a magnilife product which has magnesium stearate in it, I have become extremely constipated. Does magnesium produce this side effect?

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