Magnesium

Does magnesium work?

Magnesium Claims

The supplement database currently has 10 claims for Magnesium. The claims include: decrease body fat, increase strength, improve muscular endurance, improve cycling performance, increase testosterone, improve immune function, lower blood pressure, improve cardiovascular endurance, improve sports performance, improve mood.

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Magnesium

The overall effectiveness rating for magnesium is 1.6 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using magnesium may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Magnesium

There are 12 studies in the database on magnesium; the confidence rating is 24. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for magnesium as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Magnesium

There are 37 products in the database containing Magnesium. Follow the link to see the full list.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about magnesium. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

The effectiveness rating for magnesium's ability to decrease body fat is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about magnesium's ability to decrease body fat.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for magnesium's ability to improve cardiovascular endurance is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about magnesium's ability to improve cardiovascular endurance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for magnesium's ability to improve cycling performance is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about magnesium's ability to improve cycling performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for magnesium's ability to improve immune function is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about magnesium's ability to improve immune function.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for magnesium's ability to improve mood is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about magnesium's ability to improve mood.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for magnesium's ability to improve muscular endurance is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about magnesium's ability to improve muscular endurance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for magnesium's ability to improve sports performance is 3 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about magnesium's ability to improve sports performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 3 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for magnesium's ability to increase strength is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about magnesium's ability to increase strength.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for magnesium's ability to increase testosterone is 3 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about magnesium's ability to increase testosterone.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 3 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for magnesium's ability to lower blood pressure is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about magnesium's ability to lower blood pressure.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40