Category Archives: Magnesium

Magnesium and arrhythmia

Because magnesium is removed during municipal water treatment and is absent from most bottled water, deficiency of this crucial mineral is a growing problem. Magnesium deficiency can manifest itself in a wide variety of ways, from muscle cramps (usually calves, … Continue reading

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Magnesium and you-Part II

Blood magnesium levels are a poor barometer for true body (intracellular) magnesium. Only 1% of the body’s magnesium is in the blood, the remaining 99% stored in various body tissues, particularly bone and muscle. If blood magnesium is low, cellular … Continue reading

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Magnesium and you-Part I

If this were 10,000 B.C., you’d get your drinking water from streams, rivers, and lakes, all rich in mineral content. Humans became reliant on obtaining a considerable proportion of daily mineral needs from natural water sources. 21st century: We obtain … Continue reading

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Don’t neglect your magnesium

Magnesium is kind of boring. So most people don’t pay too much attention to it. Magnesium can be important, however. I saw an interesting phenomenon recently. A type I diabetic patient of mine (that is, an adult who developed diabetes … Continue reading

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