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24H Urine Magnesium


A magnesium urine test is a test to measure the amount of magnesium in your urine over the course of 24 hours. Magnesium is an essential mineral that is involved in many bodily functions such as muscle and nerve functioning, blood sugar regulation, and blood pressure control. The purpose of a magnesium urine test is to measure your magnesium levels and determine if there is a magnesium deficiency or an excess in your urine. Doctors may order a magnesium urine test if you have symptoms that could be caused by a magnesium deficiency, such as: Muscle weakness Cramps Fatigue Abnormal heart rhythm Seizures

Frequently Asked Questions

24-hour urine magnesium measures the amount of magnesium excreted in urine over a 24-hour period. This test helps assess magnesium levels in the body, aiding in the diagnosis of magnesium deficiency or excess, and monitoring certain medical conditions.

A 24-hour urine magnesium test is done to assess magnesium levels in the body. It helps diagnose magnesium deficiency or excess, monitor certain medical conditions like kidney disorders, evaluate the effectiveness of magnesium supplementation, and guide treatment decisions accordingly.

A 24-hour urine magnesium test may be recommended for individuals exhibiting symptoms of magnesium deficiency or excess, such as muscle weakness, fatigue, irregular heartbeat, or neuromuscular issues. It's also advised for those with kidney disorders, malabsorption syndromes, or individuals undergoing magnesium supplementation.

Abnormal results of a 24-hour urine magnesium test may indicate various conditions. If levels are low, it could suggest magnesium deficiency, which might require dietary changes or magnesium supplementation. High levels may indicate excess magnesium intake, kidney dysfunction, or certain medical conditions, necessitating further evaluation and management by a healthcare provider.

During a 24-hour urine magnesium test, you'll collect all urine passed over a 24-hour period in a container provided by your healthcare provider. You'll need to follow specific instructions regarding storage, handling, and any dietary restrictions. Once collected, return the sample to the lab for analysis.

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