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How can a magnesium supplement reduce stomach bloating?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you are bloated, try taking 200 milligrams of magnesium daily to fight fluid retention and to expel gas. This crucial mineral eases constipation by relaxing the muscles in the intestinal walls. You can also find magnesium in green leafy vegetables such as spinach, legumes (beans and peas), nuts and seeds, whole grains and fish (such as halibut).

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