Category Archives: Muscle Health

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Magnesium Lowers Risk of Gallstones By 33%

Long-term effect of magnesium consumption on the risk of symptomatic gallstone disease among men (with expert commentary). Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Feb;103(2):375-82. Tsai CJ, Leitzmann MF, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL. Source Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536-0298, USA. Abstract BACKGROUND: Magnesium deficiency can cause dyslipidemia and insulin [...]

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Does Magnesium Supplementation Improve Muscle Health

Does magnesium supplementation improve body composition and muscle strength in middle-aged overweight women? June 2013 Study 1 The aim of this recent study was to examine whether magnesium could improve body composition and muscle strength in middle-aged overweight women. The researchers analyzed the effects of magnesium supplementation in a group of 74 healthy, middle-aged, overweight [...]

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Muscle Strength Linked to Magnesium in Older Adults

Summary By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE PALERMO, ITALY. Magnesium is central to human health as it plays a role in a wide range of activities on the cellular level. A deficiency can lead to muscle weakness, fatigue and insomnia. This nutrient may therefore be essential for maintaining muscle strength throughout life. Evidence from athletes [...]

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Muscle Cramps Cured With Magnesium

Summary By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE ST. JOHN’S, CANADA. Canadian doctors report on two cases of severe muscle cramps which were relieved by the intravenous infusion of magnesium sulfate. The first case involved a 17-year-old soldier who had been exercising too strenuously and developed muscle spasms so severe that he was immobilized. The soldier [...]

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Fibromyalgia Relief With Magnesium – Studies Give Hope To Fibromyalgia Sufferers

“A study by Guy D. Abraham, M.D., showed positive results in the reversal of fibromyalgia with magnesium and malic acid supplementation. Fifteen patients with fibromyalgia who took magnesium (300–600 mg) and malic acid (1,200–2,400 mg) experienced improvement in their symptoms within the first forty-eight hours. Over an eight-week period of supplementation their degree of muscle [...]

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