This test is used to check your levels of Magnesium. Magnesium is used by every organ in the body. It is especially important for bones and muscles. Low magnesium can often cause muscle aches and pains, irregular heart beat, high blood pressure, and lack of energy. High magnesium levels can cause breathing problems, skin/eye irritation and an upset stomach.
This test includes (expand individual tests for details):
This test measures the amount of magnesium in your blood. Magnesium is a mineral that is found in every cell of your body. It is vital to energy production, muscle contraction, nerve function, and maintenance of strong bones. Most of the magnesium in our bodies come from our diets.