Duke Med Health News 2011 Jul;17(7):8
Well, some food for thought.
Thank you for your wonderful articles!
Worth trying for non specific symptoms
I agree with you because until I supplemented myself with magnesium, I was sore in the muscles after a workout and usually couldn’t sleep because the muscles would not relax. Then last of all. Constipation. Magnesium? Works wonders on the smooth muscles of the intestinal tract. Before magnesium, I had both these ailments, soreness and constipation and of course irritability. After magnesium, all gone!
People talk of toxicity when there is deficiency (ignorance) Now a days practice of medicine has become complicated because how far the patient is following your advice or make cocktail of advices from others(Apart from you) like friends,relatives and Google?.
@bob okhikian…agreed. Has anyone pondered the prevalence of CKD in the population and that magnesium is a stressor to the kidneys and effect Mg supplementation might have on CKD, especially since measuring Mg levels is difficult? I’m not a doctor but I believe that excess Mg intake can also adversely affect calcium metabolism ?? Mg is readily available in many foods and a well-balanced diet should supply enough. Nuts and nut milks (almond milk), avocados and green leafy vegetables are very hi…
@Richard Sherwill Evidence-Based Medicine is acceptable for many, yet there is often a point to look beyond evidence-based medicine and see what may help. As another posted, good anecdotal evidence can be as effective as large studies. Be wary where the “evidence” presented to you comes from.
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…
Ionic Magnesium is the best way, at 100% absorption, pills are wasting money. Magnesium oil is the second best way at over 90% absorption by rubbing it through the skin.
@Becky Lehr One of the more reliable manufacturers of supplements is http://www.lef.org. Check them out and see what you think.