Which conditions cause hypomagnesemia due to decreased magnesium intake?

Updated: Oct 30, 2020
  • Author: Tibor Fulop, MD, PhD, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Causes of hypomagnesemia related to decreased magnesium intake include the following [5] :

  • Starvation
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Total parenteral nutrition

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