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Types of magnesium supplements

April 27, 2014

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Types of magnesium supplements by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Studies show that up to 80 percent of Americans may be deficient in magnesium. So what do we do? Organic, green leafy vegetables like spinach and Swiss chard are excellent dietary sources of magnesium, as are some beans, nuts and seeds. Avocados are also a good […]

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Are you deficient in this important mineral?

February 17, 2014

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  by Paula Owens —  Magnesium is a vital mineral involved in more than 300 enzymatic reactions in the body. It is important for heart and brain health, hormone production, hypertension, stabilizing blood sugar and the digestion of protein, carbs and fats, as well as many other functions. Magnesium is found in all bodily tissues […]

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Magnesium: Often underestimated, always important

June 28, 2013

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by Dr. Mark Force —  Magnesium has many varied and crucial functions in the body. This electrolyte is critical to the production of energy (ATP) in the mitochondria of every cell in your body through the citric acid cycle. Protein and nucleic acid synthesis, nerve conduction, cell membrane transport and muscular function all depend on […]

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Magnesium chloride: The best kept secret in modern medicine

September 17, 2012

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by Mark A. Sircus —  Besides magnesium chloride, sodium bicarbonate and iodine can be used to treat cancer. Deep within the heart of Western medicine are wisdom and power that often seem deliberately stymied by medical authorities and the pharmaceutical companies that stand behind them. Magnesium chloride in emergency rooms Inside emergency rooms and intensive […]

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Calcium and vitamin D means better protection

August 18, 2012

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by Dr. J. Ann Dunn —  Conventional medicine says that we need to take 1,500 mg of calcium every day to fight osteoporosis. But the truth is more complicated than that. There is evidence that we probably don’t need to take any more than we would find in a quality multivitamin. A recent study looked […]

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Magnesium and hot flashes

August 11, 2012

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by Dr. Jonathan Psenka —  Hot flashes are one of the most common and irritating conditions experienced by women. They often occur when women are going through menopause and are frequently encountered as an unpleasant side effect of breast cancer therapy. Anti-estrogen drugs such as Arimidex and Tamoxifen are notable promoters of hot flashes. The […]

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Migraine headaches and magnesium chloride

July 13, 2012

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by Dr. Carolyn Dean —  Fewer than half of the estimated 30 million Americans who suffer from migraines receive accurate diagnoses, according to Robert B. Daroff, M.D., professor of neurology at Case School of Medicine and president of the American Headache Society. Patients and their doctors often mistake migraines for tension or sinus headaches. Because […]

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