Recently, one of my patients came into my office with some interesting news. Most of her life she had been plagued with high cholesterol that was difficult to treat.
She had recently had some blood work done and her cholesterol level was within two points of the normal range. She said that the only thing that had changed in her lifestyle was my suggestion of adding magnesium for something totally unrelated to her cholesterol.
I was intrigued.
Later that day I reviewed the medical literature for the effects of magnesium on cholesterol and was quite surprised about the results. Magnesium can lower cholesterol…