Category Archives: Heart Health

beneficial effects of the use of magnesium in the treatment of heart attack patients

Magnesium Saves Lives

By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE – LEICESTER, ENGLAND. Reports of the beneficial effects of the use of magnesium in the treatment of heart attack patients date back to the 1960s. More recent studies show a possible 25% reduction in mortality among patients injected with magnesium. Now a large study carried out at the [...]

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Magnesium Helps Recovery After Bypass Surgery

By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE BALTIMORE, MARYLAND. Patients having undergone coronary bypass surgery often suffer from ventricular dysrhythmias and decreased stroke volume immediately after the operation. Medical doctors at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore have now found that supplementation with magnesium markedly decreases the frequency of these serious complications. One hundred patients were studied [...]

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Magnesium May Prevent Fatal Heart Attacks

By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. Sudden fatal heart attacks claim over 300,000 victims each year in the U.S. alone. Fatal heart attacks are more common in areas where the water supply is magnesium deficient. Dr. Eisenberg at the University of California now suggests that there is a definite link between magnesium [...]

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magnesium and heart disease

Magnesium Deficiency and Heart Disease Go Together

By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE TUCSON, ARIZONA. Researchers at the University Medical Center in Tucson have confirmed that magnesium deficiency is closely associated with cardiovascular disease. Lowered serum magnesium concentrations have been found in heart attack patients and administration of magnesium has proven beneficial in treating ventricular arrhythmias, particularly those caused by digoxin toxicity. [...]

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healthy blood cells

Magnesium: Healthy Blood Vessels = A Healthy Heart

The endothelium is the thin layer of cells that lines the interior surface of blood vessels. These cells are called endothelial cells and line the entire circulatory system, from the heart to the smallest capillary. Endothelial cells are involved in many facets of vascular function including blood clotting, inflammation, formation of new blood vessels and [...]

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heart disease and magnesium

Magnesium Intake Reduces Death From Heart Disease – 2012 Study Concludes

Associations of dietary magnesium intake with mortality from cardiovascular disease: the JACC study. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Apr;221(2):587-95. Zhang W, Iso H, Ohira T, Date C, Tamakoshi A; JACC Study Group. Source Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan. Abstract The authors sought to investigate the relationship between dietary [...]

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Magnesium and Heart Rate Variability

Effects of Serum Calcium and Magnesium on Heart Rate Variability in Adult Women Biol Trace Elem Res. 2012 Oct 11. Kim YH, Jung KI, Song CH. Source: Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea. Abstract: The present study was designed to evaluate the association of serum calcium (Ca) [...]

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heart disease study

Magnesium and Heart Disease

Is Magnesium Deficiency a Heart Attack Risk Factor? Source Is Hypomagnesaemia a Coronary Risk Factor Among Indians With Coronary Artery Disease? J Cardiovasc Dis Res. 2012 Oct;3(4):280-6. doi: 10.4103/0975-3583.102698. Mahalle N, Kulkarni MV, Naik SS. Department of Pathology, Biochemistry Section, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Research Center, Erandawane, Pune, India. Abstract INTRODUCTION: Magnesium is an essential [...]

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magnesium and heart disease studies

Magnesium Deficiency Linked To Heart Disease

The Magnesium Hypothesis of Cardiovascular Disease The Missing Mineral—Magnesium (The Strong Link of Low Nutritional Magnesium and High Calcium-­to-­Magnesium Ratio in the Genesis of Cardiovascular Disease) A Review of the Peer-­Reviewed Science by A. Rosanoff, PhD Director of Research & Science Information Outreach Center for Magnesium Education & Research, Pahoa, HI January 2013 Mid-­1950s, USA: [...]

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