Managing PMS

Magnesium Balance and Metabolic Syndrome

Boris Levitsky The late Dr. Larry Resnick of Cornell University, involved in heart and magnesium research for over twenty years, described cardiovascular metabolic syndrome as a condition characterized by a high calcium-to-magnesium ratio. Too much calcium automatically creates a magnesium deficiency.1 Americans in general have a high calcium-to-magnesium ratio in their diet and consequently in [...]

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Stress Reduction and Magnesium Intake

Magnesium Intake and Stress Reduction

MMW Fortschr Med. 2016 Dec;158(Suppl 6):12-16. Epub 2016 Dec 8. [Long-term HRV analysis shows stress reduction by magnesium intake]. Wienecke E, Nolden C. Abstract BACKGROUND: Mental pressure and stress represent an ever-increasing socio-political challenge. The heart rate variability (HRV) measurement, which has its origin in the cardiac function diagnosis, gives information on the neurovegetative activity. [...]

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Thyroid Function and Magnesium

Thyroid Function and Magnesium

Dr. John A. Robinson, NMD – For those of you who have been diligently exploring the best nutrient strategies for your thyroid health, your research has likely brought you to things like iodine, selenium, tyrosine, and zinc. Iodine tops the list as one of the most important nutrients for the thyroid, as do the others, [...]

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Menu 2

A Menu for 21st Century Stress

Ashley Koff, RD – No matter the century, I think we’ve all always wanted the same thing – better health. But now in the 21st century, getting and keeping better health can feel so stressful which keeps us from our better health. The great news? Our body’s know exactly what to do with stress – [...]

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Summer

Mineral Depleted Soils and Foods

Modern intensive agricultural methods have stripped increasing amounts of nutrients from the soil in which the food we eat grows. Sadly, each successive generation of fast-growing, pest-resistant carrot is truly less good for you than the one before. A landmark study on the topic by Donald Davis and his team of researchers from the University [...]

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Gut Health

Restoring Gut Health – Interview with Dr. Carolyn Dean

1. What, exactly, is gut inflammation? Is there a way to formally test the body (blood work?) to determine whether someone has inflammation? In Medicine gut inflammation relates to Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis, and they do biopsies to diagnose it. One blood test, CRP (C-reactive protein can be high in both, but higher in Crohn’s [...]

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Pumpkins

Pumpkins and Magnesium

The flesh of the pumpkin can be used in a variety of cooked dishes as a good source of vitamins K and A, magnesium, fiber and potassium. Vitamin A helps maintain eye health, potassium helps maintain healthy blood pressure, and vitamin K and magnesium work together with calcium and vitamin D to build and maintain [...]

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PMS and Magnesium

Low Magnesium Levels Present Higher PMS Risk

The Association between the Risk of Premenstrual Syndrome and Vitamin D, Calcium, and Magnesium Status among University Students: A Case Control Study. [Health Promotion Perspectives, 2015, 5(3), 225-230]. [Health Promot Perspect. 2016] Saeedian Kia A, Amani R, Cheraghian B. Abstract BACKGROUND: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is one of major health problems in childbearing age women. Herein, [...]

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Radio Interview

Sleep and Managing Stress

In this episode of Community Health Radio, we talk to Dr. Carolyn Dean an author and expert in the fields of sleep and stress management. Dr. Dean has appeared frequently on radio and TV shows as an expert guest and has authored 30 books. She also serves as the medical director for the Nutritional Magnesium [...]

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Managing PMS

Calcium and Heart Health

A recent study entitled “More dietary calcium may lower risk of cardiovascular disease” Date:  April 3, 2016 Source: The Endocrine Society found that “In older people, higher dietary calcium intake may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, but not of stroke and fracture, new research suggests.”   https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160403152128.htm Expert Commentary – Carolyn Dean, MD, ND It [...]

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