Category Archives: Women’s Health

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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Magnesium and Pregnancy

Magnesium and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is among the most crucial months in a woman’s life. It is when dietary choices should be carefully made while avoiding foods and activities that can be detrimental for the baby. If you choose to follow a healthy diet while keeping your body in top shape then rest assured that your pregnancy will be free [...]

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C-Section Recovery and Magnesium

Harvard Medical School and Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have settled on an ideal national C-section rate of 19 percent, but some hospital C-section rates can rise as high as 70 percent. Though many C-sections are emergent and medically necessary, doctors aim to keep C-section rates within this recommended 19 percent range to minimize [...]

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Why Bones Need Magnesium

Why Bones Need Magnesium

The media leads us to believe that we only need calcium for strong bones. In fact, you cannot have a strong skeleton without sufficient magnesium. It is just as important as calcium for several reasons: 1. Magnesium is an essential building block of our bodies and makes up close to 1 percent of our body [...]

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Top Health Benefits of Magnesium

Top Health Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium is an essential mineral for staying healthy and is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Multiple health benefits of magnesium include transmission of nerve impulses, body temperature regulation, detoxification, energy production, and the formation of healthy bones and teeth. Women of all ages benefit immensely from the intake of magnesium. [...]

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Magnesium and Older Women

Magnesium: Preventing Age-related Decline

Magnesium deficiency is associated with poor physical performance, but no trials are available on how magnesium supplementation affects elderly people’s physical performance. Objective: The aim of our study was to investigate whether 12 weeks of oral magnesium supplementation can improve physical performance in healthy elderly women. Extra magnesium in the dietary intake of elderly women [...]

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Magnesium and Skincare

Magnesium and Skincare

Diets high in processed ingredients (especially sugar) have been shown to contribute to crow’s feet, wrinkles, and fine lines because it damages the tissue that is responsible for keeping the skin smooth. A diet without live foods — foods like salads, including those containing magnesium which is a natural detoxifier, etc., can cause a lack [...]

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Magnesium and Bone Strength

Magnesium: The Best Way To Build Strong Bones

Men’s Journal – “Magnesium assists absorption of calcium and vitamin D into the bones,” says Dr. Carolyn Dean, medical advisory board member of the nonprofit Nutritional Magnesium Association. “It also stimulates calcitonin, a hormone that helps preserve bone structure and draws calcium out of the blood and soft tissues back into the bones.” Read more…

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Magnesium and Postnatal Care

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Magnesium sulfate improves neurological outcomes of severe … Early postnatal magnesium sulfate infusions are neuroprotective in term infants with severe perinatal asphyxia, according to a prospective trial conducted in India and published in the May issue of Pediatrics … New York..

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Magnesium Reduces Nerve Damage

Reuters – Magnesium useful for newborns with low oxygen. USA – NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Early treatment with magnesium can reduce the nerve damage seen in infants with low oxygen levels, also referred to as asphyxia … Reuters…

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