Harv Heart Lett 2010 Nov;21(3):1-2
@Joel Blanchfield “Pre-atrial contractions” …?
Thanks DR George Lundberg. great talk
As I prepare to speak to my neurologist about magnesium for migraine, I’m very much aware that “supplements” in general lack regulatory oversight, so it can be difficult to know exactly how much is in that OTC mag. Lots of food for thought here. Thank you.
How do we teach this to alot of docs??
In a 1990’s study of celiacs with low bone densityy Robert Rude, MD, an endocrinologist at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, found Mg+ serum levels were within a normal range, but intracellular levels wrere low. Supplementation with Magnesium, in addition to Vit D and Calcium, was successful in increasing bone density in a year as compared to controls without magnesium supplementation. An uninteded benefit, was to also treat the constipation often associated with ce…
Very informative article . Very few people and medicos are aware of this topic
George, any thought on measuring RBC magnesium level as we do RBC folate???
Having said that, I do agree with magnesium as being understudied and undervalued; it’s not exactly news though; I remember this being discussed when I was in med school nearly 20 years ago.
@S L Milk of Magnesia is a laxative. Too much of that can actually deplete magnesium, not supplement it.