Category Archives: Ca / Magnesium Balance

Vitamin D and Magnesium

Without Magnesium, Vitamin D is Ineffective – Dr. Mercola

When taking high-dose vitamin D3, it’s important to also take extra vitamin K2 and magnesium to avoid complications associated with excessive calcification Magnesium, the fourth most abundant mineral in your body, is a component necessary for the activation of vitamin D, and without sufficient amounts of it, your body cannot properly utilize the vitamin D [...]

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Transdermal Magnesium Cream

How To Boost Your Magnesium Levels Without Pills or Capsules

Magnesium cream absorbed through skin significantly boosts magnesium levels in the blood, a study has found. Research from the University of Herfordshire has revealed magnesium creams could be used as an alternative or in addition to oral supplements to combat major health problems including hypertension. The first study into the effectiveness of magnesium creams on [...]

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Drinking Water and Minerals

Lack of Minerals in Water Presents Health Threat

Abstract: The consumption of low mineral drinking water has been increasing around the world with the shortage of water resources and the development of advanced water treatment technologies. Evidences from systematic document reviews, ecological epidemiological observations, and experimental drinking water intervention studies indicate that lack of minerals in drinking water may cause direct or indirect [...]

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Stress and Magnesium the Balancing Mineral

Calcium Magnesium Balance and Heart Disease

ABSTRACT Background: It has been suggested that a higher calcium intake might favorably modify cardiovascular risk factors. However, findings of an ultimately decreased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) are limited. Instead, recent evidence warns that taking calcium supplements might increase myocardial infarction (MI) risk. Objective: To prospectively evaluate the associations of dietary calcium intake and [...]

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Too Much Calcium

Too Much Calcium Is a Health Risk

In a departure from typical clinical conclusions, researchers at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) say common supplements could elevate calcium levels too high, putting them at risk for kidney stones, among other health problems. Women approaching menopause are commonly advised to take supplements containing calcium and Vitamin D to fend off diseases like osteoporosis [...]

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Magnesium Blocks Calcification of Arteries

Magnesium Blocks Calcification of Arteries

Lack of sufficient Magnesium in the diet is considered to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and yet Magnesium deficiencies are extremely widespread in the U.S. population with some estimates at 80% of the population not getting the recommended daily allowance. A January 2014 report from the Framingham Heart Study examined the connection between [...]

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Magnesium and Human Proteins

Magnesium Benefits Greater Than Imagined

New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics as reported by GreenMedInfo, states that researchers have now detected 3,751 magnesium binding sites on human proteins, indicating that magnesium’s role in human health and disease may have been vastly underestimated. While it is well known that all living things require magnesium, and that it is found [...]

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Magnesium and Inflammation

Magnesium, Calcium and Inflammation

Magnesium and the inflammatory response: Potential physiopathological implications Abstract: The purpose of this review is to summarize experimental findings showing that magnesium modulates cellular events involved in inflammation. Experimental magnesium deficiency in the rat induces after a few days a clinical inflammatory syndrome characterized by leukocyte and macrophage activation, release of inflammatory cytokines and acute [...]

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Optimum Calcium Magnesium Ratio

The 2-to-1 Calcium-to-Magnesium Ratio By A. Rosanoff, PhD, Director of Research & Science Information Outreach, Center for Magnesium Education & Research, LLC, Some History As early as 1964, Dr. Mildred Seelig showed that calcium intake can be a factor in the body’s retention of dietary magnesium.1 This magnesium pioneer later considered the possible impact of [...]

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