Category Archives: Brain Health

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Magnesium May Reverse Memory Loss

ScienceDaily (Dec. 27, 2004) — Magnesium helps build bones, make proteins, release energy stored in muscles and regulate body temperature. In the cover story of the Dec. 2 issue of Neuron, MIT researchers report a possible new role for magnesium: helping maintain memory function in middle age and beyond. The adult daily nutritional requirement for [...]

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Magnesium Deficiency Found in Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease – New Study Reveals

In a new study published in Magnesium Research (Magnes Res. 2011 September 1;24(3):115-21) Italian researchers examined the magnesium status of people with mild-to- moderate Alzheimer’s disease. They found those with low-ionized magnesium levels had the most impaired cognitive function as compared to the control group. Altered Ionized Magnesium Levels in Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease Study Abstract: [...]

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Migraine Headaches and Magnesium

J Neural Transm. 2012 May;119(5):575-9. Epub 2012 Mar 18. Why all migraine patients should be treated with magnesium. Mauskop A, Varughese J. Source: New York Headache Center, 30 East 76 Street, New York, NY, 10021, USA Abstract Magnesium, the second most abundant intracellular cation, is essential in many intracellular processes and appears to play an [...]

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Magnesium and Parkinson’s Disease

According to Dr. Keith Scott-Mumby, MD, PhD heavy metal buildup can damage DNA and contribute to the development of certain diseases, like Parkinson’s. While exposure to certain metals is an unavoidable part of everyday life, insufficient levels of protective minerals, like magnesium, may play a role in degenerative conditions like Parkinson’s disease. Clinical nutritionist Krispin [...]

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Magnesium and Alzheimer’s Disease

Carolyn Dean, MD., ND comments regarding Jan 2011 study below: Recent studies show that calcium supplements cause inflammatory heart disease in women. This particular tissue culture study tested the inflammatory response of calcium to tissue damage and the effects of magnesium. These results indicate that increased magnesium inhibits calcium and may be a strategy for [...]

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