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Magnesium Deficiency Can Seriously Impact Your Health

Magnesium is nothing short of a miracle mineral in its healing effect on a wide range of diseases as well as in its ability to rejuvenate the aging body. Symptoms of magnesium deficiency may include agitation and anxiety, restless leg syndrome (RLS), sleep disorders, irritability, nausea and vomiting, abnormal heart rhythms, high blood pressure, confusion, muscle spasm and weakness, hyperventilation, insomnia, and even seizures. Approximately nine out of ten people will show dramatic improvements in the state of their health when they restore their magnesium levels and the very best way to do that is with ancient minerals magnesium drawn from an ancient inactive seabed 2 miles beneath the earth in Europe. With such brine solutions one can simply apply the concentrate to the skin or pour it into ones bath water and one will have a medical treatment of primordial priority. Nothing short of a miracle is to be expected in ones health status if one is ill when one increases the cellular levels of magnesium.

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Magnesium Therapyy: Magnesium helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm steady, and bones strong - "Magnesium deficiency can affect virtually every organ system of the body. With regard to skeletal muscle, one may experience twitches, cramps, muscle tension, muscle soreness, including back aches, neck pain, tension headaches and jaw joint (TMJ) dysfunction." Dr. Sidney Baker

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Dr. Sidney Baker - "Magnesium deficiency can affect virtually every organ system of the body. With regard to skeletal muscle, one may experience twitches, cramps, muscle tension, muscle soreness, including back aches, neck pain, tension headaches and jaw joint (or TMJ) dysfunction. Also, one may experience chest tightness or a peculiar sensation that he can't take a deep breath. Sometimes a person may sigh a lot."

Dr. Michael R. Eades MD - "Virtually all the components of the Metabolic Syndrome of diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and lipid disorders are associated with low magnesium."

Michael Schachter M.D - "In the USA, magnesium supplementation is dramatically under utilized by conventional physicians and is more important in patient therapy than most physicians realize. There are over 200 published clinical studies documenting the need for magnesium. In fact, at the 1992 American College of Cardiology annual meeting, a limited biography on magnesium was the most often requested item at the National Council on Magnesium and Cardiovascular booth."

Dr. Steven Johnson - "It is highly regrettable that the deficiency of such an inexpensive nutrient results in diseases that cause incalculable suffering and expense throughout the world."

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Ancient minerals magnesium chloride gained from sea water evaporation offers a medical miracle to humanity. We know that it is essential for many enzyme reactions, especially in regard to cellular energy production, for the health of the brain and nervous system, for healthy teeth and bones and is also an impressive infection fighter. A french doctor, A. Neveu, cured several diphtheria patients with magnesium chloride within two days. He also published 15 cases of poliomyelitis that were cured within days if treatment was started immediately, or within months if paralysis had already progressed.

Neveu also found magnesium chloride effective with asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia and emphysema; pharyngitis, tonsillitis, hoarseness, common cold, influenza, whooping cough, measles, rubella, mumps, scarlet fever; poisoning, gastro-enteritis, boils, abscesses, whitlow, infected wounds and osteomyelitis. In more recent years Dr Vergini and others have confirmed these earlier results and have added more diseases to the list of successful uses: acute asthma attacks, shock, tetanus, herpes zoster, acute and chronic conjunctivitis, optic neuritis, rheumatic diseases, many allergic diseases, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and beneficial effects in cancer therapy. In all of these cases magnesium chloride had been used and gave much better results than other magnesium compounds.

In ancient China, magnesium was called the beautiful metal and it will bring nothing but beauty to ones life, body and skin. Magnesium chloride solutions gained from sea water evaporation offers a medical miracle to humanity. There is no wonder drug that can claim in the clear what magnesium chloride can.

In more recent years Dr Vergini and others have confirmed these earlier results and have added more diseases to the list of successful uses: acute asthma attacks, shock, tetanus, herpes zoster, acute and chronic conjunctivitis, optic neuritis, rheumatic diseases, many allergic diseases, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and beneficial effects in cancer therapy. In all of these cases magnesium chloride had been used and gave much better results than other magnesium compounds. The Art of Getting Well Magnesium Chloride HexahydrateTherapy

Young women, children and most of all babies have soft body structures and smooth skin with low calcium and high magnesium levels in their cells and soft tissues. This is the biochemistry of youth. As we age and most pronounced in old men and post-menopausal women, we become more and more inflexible. The arteries harden to cause arteriosclerosis, the skeletal system calcifies to cause rigidity with fusion of the spine and joints, kidneys and other organs and glands increasingly calcify and harden with stone formation, calcification in the eyes causes cataracts and even the skin hardens, becoming tough and wrinkled. In this way calcium is in the same league as oxygen and free radicals, while magnesium works together with hydrogen and the antioxidants to keep our body structure soft. A gynaecologist reported that one of the first organs to calcify are the ovaries, leading to pre-menstrual tension. (PMT)

When he put his patients on a high magnesium intake their PMT vanished and they felt and looked much younger. Most of these women said that they lost weight, increased their energy, felt less depressed and enjoyed sex again much more than before. For men it is equally beneficial for problems arising from an enlarged prostate gland. Symptoms commonly improve after a period of supplementation with magnesium chloride. Magnesium is mainly found inside the cells, it activates many enzymes and is necessary for the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and amino acids. It is essential for the functions of muscles and nerves and for the formation of bones and teeth. Generally it counteracts and regulates the influence of calcium.

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Adequate levels of magnesium are essential for the heart muscle. Those who die from heart attacks have very low magnesium but high calcium levels in their heart muscles. Patients with coronary heart disease who have been treated with large amounts of magnesium survived better than those with drug treatment. Magnesium dilates the arteries of the heart and lowers cholesterol and fat levels. More about magnesium for the heart...

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY

Shortfalls in magnesium intake can seriously impair athletic performance. Despite magnesiums pivotal role in energy production, many coaches and athletes remain unaware of its critical importance in maintaining health and performance. Magnesium deficiency reduces metabolic efficiency, increases oxygen consumption and heart rate required to perform work, all things that would take the edge off of performance. The last thing any trainer or sports doctor wants to see is their athletes lose their competitive edge. Not performing to full capacity because of the lack of a mineral like magnesium is simply not an option for winners. Athletic endurance and strength performance increases significantly when a large amount of magnesium is supplemented transdermally (topically) and orally.

Some early signs of magnesium deficiency are loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and weakness. Increased deficiency may show as numbness, tingling, muscle contractions and cramps, seizures, personality changes, abnormal heart rhythms, and coronary spasms. Severe deficiency results in low levels of calcium in the blood (hypocalcemia), and is also associated with low levels of potassium in the blood (hypokalemia).

Approximately nine out of ten people will show dramatic improvements in the state of their health when they restore their magnesium levels and the very best way to do that is with ancient minerals magnesium chloride drawn from an ancient inactive seabed 2 miles beneath the earth in Europe. With such brine solutions one can simply apply the concentrate to the skin or pour it into ones bath water and one will have a medical treatment of primordial priority. Nothing short of a miracle is to be expected in ones health status if one is ill when one increases the cellular levels of magnesium.

Dr. Luiz Moura (Brazil) - "Magnesium is vitally important and needs to be taken on a daily basis; everybody should take it, because food today is low in magnesium. The two most important functions of magnesium are: it regulates the metabolism of calcium in the body, it fixates the calcium where it should be and eliminates the calcium where it should not be. Therefore, spinal calcifications, joint, artery calcifications happen due to this lack of magnesium. Kidney calcifications, calcium oxalate kidney stones is due to a lack of magnesium. It is enough to give patients magnesium to dissolve kidney stones, provided they are not urate and phosphate ones. if they are calcium oxalate stones then they are due to lack of magnesium. Magnesium is so important that Dr. Delbet, a medical doctor, used magnesium to wash wounds without knowing why in the 1914 to 1918 war. He published a book in 1940 and later he discovered that magnesium also activates the immune system." Watch Dr Moura's video on the left

Dr. Luiz Moura (Brazil) - Dosage of magnesium to be used: 20g or 2 level tablespoons in 1 litre of water makes a very good solution. If the person has no problems, as a preventive measure, it can be taken as a food supplement to what is lacking in the food, take 1 small cup per day, the size of an espresso cup. But if the person already has a spine with osteophytose, arthrosis on the knee, should take 2 small cups a day, the size of an expresso cup of magnesium chloride solution and it will eliminate all these calcifications. For calcium oxalate kidney stones, I prescribe up to 3 a day, and it will eliminate these stones. That's it, this resolves a lot of problems. This strong solution of 20g in 1 litre of water is not used to wash wounds. An isotonic solution is used, such as a physiological saline infusion with 9g to 1 litre of water. Saline infusions contain salt, sodium chloride, and for magnesium the isotonic solution is 20g to 2 litres of water or 10g to 1 litre, instead of 9g for sodium chloride. This is the solution suitable to wash wounds, infections and anything else. It works better than all disinfectants, better than sodium hypochlorite solution and Merthiolate, because besides working as a disinfectant it also stimulates the immune system in the area of the wound.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Magnesium Supplementation and Ancient Minerals
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Actually no, although this is a common misconception. Magnesium “oil” is a term that was coined early in the development of transdermal magnesium therapy. It refers to the hygroscopic nature (attracts water molecules) of a highly saturated solution of magnesium chloride in water along with other trace elements. This super-saturated solution happens to present itself in an oil-like texture and lends itself particularly to absorption via the skin.

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Holistic veterinarians say that Magnesium can be very beneficial for your dog's heart. Magnesium deficiency, even when mild, increases susceptibility to various types of neurologic and psychological stressors in dogs. Mild magnesium deficiency appears to be common among dogs with disorders considered functional or neurotic and appears to contribute to a symptom complex that includes sleep disorders, irritability, hyper-arousal, spasm of striated and smooth muscle and hyperventilation. I always add one full dropper of magnesium oil to my dog's drinking water.

Magnesium and Radiation Protection

Magnesium is a vital mineral whose lack leaves us open to not only radioactive damages. Without sufficient magnesium, the body accumulates toxins and acid residues, degenerates rapidly, and ages prematurely.

Magnesium Chloride In Acute And Chronic Diseases

Back in 1915, a French surgeon, Prof. Pierre Delbet, MD, was looking for a solution to cleanse wounds, because he had found out that the traditional antiseptic solutions actually mortified tissues and facilitated the infection instead of preventing it. He tested several mineral solutions and discovered that a magnesium chloride solution was not only harmless for tissues, but it had also a great effect over leucocytic activity and phagocytosis; so it was perfect for external wounds treatment. Dr.Delbet performed a lot of "in vitro" and "in vivo" experiments with this solution and he became aware that it was good not only for external applications, but it was also a powerful immuno-stimulant if taken by injections or even by mouth. He called this effect "cytophilaxis". In some "in vivo" experiments it was able to increase phagocytosis rate up to 300%.

Dr.Delbet serendipitously discovered that this oral solution had also a tonic effect on many people and so became aware that the magnesium chloride had an effect on the whole organism. In a brief time, he received communications of very good therapeutics effects of this "therapy" from people that were taking Magnesium Chloride for its tonic properties and who were suffering from various ailments. Prof.Delbet began to closely study the subject and verified that the magnesium chloride solution was a very good therapy for a long list of diseases.

Transdermal Magnesium Therapy by Mark Sircus, Ac., OMD, illustrates the importance of magnesium in human health, why we are not getting what we need, and how to take matters safely and naturally, into our own hands. It carries with it the hope to have a positive effect on the health of millions. In just under 400 pages, the author paints a very broad picture on just why we can no longer afford to overlook magnesium, why we're not getting enough of it from our foods, and the costs that we are paying far too often and needlessly, in our health and well-being. This is a book which should become required reading for all aspiring naturopathic health professionals, as well as for doctors of conventional modern medicine... —Daniel Reid, author of The Tao of Detox

Dr. Brilla reported that during an eight-week spring training program athletes had 2.5 times greater muscle strength gains than a placebo group.[10] Any athlete looking to gain strength, increase athletic performance, and muscle mass should consider greatly increasing their magnesium intake, as well as zinc. And according to a recent study published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, higher intake of magnesium is significantly related to higher bone mineral density (BMD). According to the paper, there was an approximate 2 percent increase in whole-body BMD for every 100 milligram per day increase in magnesium. Magnesium is a "lesser-studied" component of bone that may play a role in calcium metabolism and bone strength.

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Dr. Andrew Scharenberg M.D - Magnesium has a unique role inside cells in that it attaches to adenosine triphosphate, also known as ATP, the energy molecules that do work in every living cell, says Scharenberg. Most enzymes which use ATP for energy need the magnesium-bound form, so making sure the right amount of magnesium is present is a very basic and critical cellular function. However, it is poorly understood how magnesium is taken up into cells and how the amount taken up is regulated. He adds, People have studied the uptake of magnesium using radioisotopes and by making measurements of the total amount of magnesium, but nobody has been able to molecularly identify the proteins involved in the process. Dr. Andrew Scharenberg, assistant professor of pediatrics and adjunct assistant professor of immunology, and his lab group are interested in understanding how one of those cations, magnesium, gets into and out of cells.

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  • Magnesium is the mineral of rejuvenation, and prevents the calcification of our organs and tissues that is characteristic of the old-age related degeneration of our body.
  • Magnesium deficiency contributes to an exaggerated response to immune stress and oxidative stress is the consequence of the inflammatory response
  • Prolonged use of magnesium will prevent chronic complications of diabetes.
  • Evidence is mounting that deficient levels of magnesium contribute to the heavy metal deposition in the brain that precedes Parkinsons disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimers disease.
  • When a doctors patient dies of influenza, it is not the virus that is deadly, but the patients compromised immune system due to chronic, long-standing deficiencies of vitamin C and magnesium intake, combined with the drugs and vaccines that doctors use that send old and young alike to their graves.
  • Cholesterol cannot be synthesized without magnesium and cholesterol is a vital component of hormones.
  • Women who suffer from premature menopause, or an early failure of the ovaries report that magnesium often helps fight the crashing fatigue that often comes at the beginning of premature or early menopause by boosting energy levels.
  • Diuretics help flush magnesium as well as potassium from the body. The resulting magnesium deficiency hinders potassium use by the cells. Magnesium deficiency keeps people from replenishing potassium.
  • Magnesium treatment has been repeatedly shown to reduce the incidence of both temporary and permanent noise-induced hearing loss and supplementation is now being found to significantly improve acute onset hearing loss.
  • All physiological processes deteriorate in the face of magnesium deficiency vastly accelerating the aging process and hastening the onset of death.

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Magnesium for Nerves - Magnesium The Natural Tranquilizer

Magnesium has a calming effect on the nervous system. With this, it is frequently used to promote good sleep. But more importantly, it can be used to calm irritated and over-excited nerves. This is especially useful with epileptic seizures, convulsions in pregnant women and the 'shakes' in alcoholism. Magnesium levels are generally low in alcoholics, contributing or causing many of their health problems. If magnesium levels are low, the nerves lose control over muscle activity, respiration and mental processes. Nervous fatigue, tics and twitches, tremors, irritability, hypersensitivity, muscle spasms, restlessness, anxiety, confusion, disorientation and irregular heartbeat all respond to increased magnesium levels. A common phenomenon of magnesium deficiency is a sharp muscle reaction to an unexpected loud noise. 'Memory pills' have been marketed that consist mainly of magnesium.

Many of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease can be overcome with high magnesium supplementation, shaking can be prevented and rigidity eased. With preeclampsia pregnant women may develop convulsions, nausea, dizziness and headaches. In hospitals this is treated with magnesium infusions. Because of its strong relaxing effect, magnesium helps not only to have a better sleep but is also useful in overcoming headaches and migraines. Even the number of suicides are linked to magnesium deficiency. The lower the magnesium content in soil and water in a given region, the higher are the rates of suicides.

Epilepsy is marked by abnormally low magnesium levels in the blood, spinal fluid and brain, causing hyperexcitability in regions of the brain. There are many reported causes of epilepsy greatly improving or disappearing with magnesium supplementation. In a trial with 30 epileptics 450 mg of magnesium supplied daily successfully controlled seizures. Another study found that the lower the magnesium blood levels the more severe was the epilepsy. In most cases magnesium works best in combination with vitamin B6 and zinc. In sufficient concentrations, magnesium inhibits convulsions by limiting or slowing the spread of the electric discharge from an isolated group of brain cells to the rest of the brain. Animal studies show that even the initial burst of firing nerve cells that starts an epileptic attack can be suppressed with magnesium.

Magnesium The Ultimate Heart Medicine"Without sufficient magnesium the nerve cells can not give or receive messages and become excitable and highly reactive. This causes the person to become highly sensitive and highly nervous. Noises will seem excessively loud and person will jump at sudden sounds like a door slamming and will generally be nervous and on edge. Lights can appear to be too bright. Magnesium deficiency can cause insomnia (inability to sleep). Waking up with muscle spasms, cramps, tension and feeling uncomfortable. These will disappear on drinking magnesium. Muscle tics of the face are caused by a magnesium deficiency. They disappear on drinking magnesium. Hiccups are the result of muscle spasms of the diaphragm and will disappear on taking magnesium. The best form of magnesium that I have come across is in the form of a drink where the magnesium is in solution in water. You make it fresh each time and it works faster than any other form such as tablets or capsules." Peter Gilham

Stress can result from many things: a high-pressure job, relationships, financial problems, lonliness, crowds, and traffic jams. Because of the complexity of today's world stress is experienced by everyone at one time or another. There have been numerous animal and human studies confirming the deleterious effects of accumulated stress on the mind and body. Few of us have learned to process and eliminate stress. You can reduce mental/emotional stress and give your body the means to cope with accumulated stress. You can live an extremely long and healthy life. THE IMPACT OF STRESS ON YOUR HEALTH AND WELL BEING CANNOT BE OVERESTIMATED!

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in your body, a necessary co-factor for hundreds of enzymes, and the most critical mineral of all for coping with stress. Stress-related diseases which run rampant through modern society, like heart attacks and high blood pressure, are often accompanied by magnesium deficiency. Unfortunately, most Americans consume diets that fail to meet the government's RDA for magnesium, and magnesium intake is even lower than average among people who develop heart disease, according to Dr. Leo Galland in his latest column, "Magnesium: The Stress Reliever. Oral magnesium supplementation may be helpful to a wide variety of medical disorders including: high blood pressure, asthma, angina pectoris, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmias, chronic fatigue syndrome, all types of musculoskeletal disorders, epilepsy, mitral valve prolapse, anxiety, panic disorder and many other medical and psychiatric conditions.

Magnesium is a natural tranquilizer

Called the "anti-stress mineral," it aids in relaxing nerves, relieving tension, assisting digestion, activating enzymes important for protein and carbohydrate metabolism, and modulating the electrical potential across all cell membranes. Magnesium is important in the production and transfer of energy, muscle contraction and relaxation, and nerve conduction. It also aids regularity, is necessary to keep vertebrae in their proper position, induces restful sleep, purifies and purges body tissues (combats acids, toxins, gases, impurities, and neutralizes poisons), and lowers fever. Magnesium is stored in the bowel, nerves and ligaments. Chlorophyll and green vegetables contain large amounts of magnesium.

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Note from Shirley: Whenever I have trouble having a restfull night sleep because I'm too wound up, worried or stressed out, I drink 1/2 cup of magnesium citrate. It is a highly absorbable magnesium citrate for restoring magnesium levels). I pour boiling water over one half to one teaspoon of magnesium citrate powder to which I may add some real salt or some raw honey. Within 10 minutes I'm peacefully asleep and no longer wake up in startle. Each time I drink my magnesium citrate at night I wake up wonderfully refreshed in the morning. (Magnesium oxide is the most common but is the worse to assimilate. Magnesium citrate is a water-soluble magnesium powder providing the most assimilable, effective, fast-acting magnesium available. Too much magnesium citrate can cause a laxative effect. If this happens, I simply reduce the dosage.)

Magnesium chloride is also nothing short of a miracle mineral in its healing effect on a wide range of diseases as well as in its ability to rejuvenate the aging body. I add magnesium chloride to my bath water and rub it on my skin after a hot bath. Learn the difference between magnesium Sulfate (epson salt) and Magnesium Chloride

"Without sufficient magnesium the nerve cells can not give or receive messages and become excitable and highly reactive. This causes the person to become highly sensitive and highly nervous. Noises will seem excessively loud and person will jump at sudden sounds like a door slamming and will generally be nervous and on edge. Lights can appear to be too bright. magnesium deficiency can cause insomnia (inability to sleep). Waking up with muscle spasms, cramps, tension and feeling uncomfortable. These will disappear on drinking magnesium. Muscle tics of the face are caused by a magnesium deficiency. They disappear on drinking magnesium. Hiccups are the result of muscle spasms of the diaphragm and will disappear on taking magnesium. The best form of magnesium that I have come across is in the form of a drink where the magnesium is in solution in water. You make it fresh each time and it works faster than any other form such as tablets or capsules." Peter Gilham, nutritionist

From the University of Maryland Medical Center:

"Some experts believe that children with ADHD may be exhibiting the effects of mild magnesium deficiency (such as irritability, decreased attention span, and mental confusion). In one study of 116 children with ADHD, 95% were magnesium deficient. In a separate study, 75 magnesium-deficient children with ADHD were randomly assigned to receive magnesium supplements in addition to standard treatment or standard treatment alone for 6 months. Those who received magnesium demonstrated a significant improvement in behavior, whereas those who received only standard therapy without magnesium exhibited worsening behavior. These results suggest that magnesium supplementation, or at least high amounts of magnesium in the diet, may prove to be beneficial for children with ADHD. Speak with your physician about possible use."

Executive Health, September 1977 issue, article on "The Dangers of Not Getting Enough Magnesium in the Foods You Eat." Although emphasis was placed on the abnormalities of the heart and blood vessels, observations were cited that showed that many patients who sought help for insomnia, tension and anxiety were magnesium deficient. In a study of more than 200 patients, Dr. W. S. Davis, University of Pretoria used magnesium chloride tablets as a possible means of combating insomnia. They reported that sleep was induced rapidly, was uninterrupted and waking tiredness disappeared in 99 percent of the patients.

Anxiety and tension diminished during the day. In addition, no ill effects were noted in a group of patients participating in a longterm study in which before retiring they took eight tablets of250 mgs. each of magnesium chloride over a 12-month period. (W.H. Davis and F. Ziady, "The Role of Magnesium in Sleep," Montreal Symposium, 1976.) The Executive Health article also cited the observations of Dr. Edmund B. Fink, West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown. In his address at the international meeting, this magnesium researcher stated that:

  • Magnesium deficiency not only exists but is common
  • Although it is common, it is often undetected
  • Chronic deficiency can produce long-term damage and can be fatal
  • The manifestations of the deficiency are many and varied

In a recent letter from Dr. Fink, he also stated that, "Acute magnesium deficiency may also occur following several weeks of diuretics, cisplatin or amino glycoside use."

Chlorophyll and green vegetables contain large amounts of magnesium.

DISCOVERY OF HOW ANTI-DEPRESSANTS CAUSE PSYCHOTIC BREAKS BY ADVERSELY AFFECTING SOUND SLEEP "Without sufficient magnesium the nerve cells can not give or receive messages and become excitable and highly reactive. This causes the person to become highly sensitive and highly nervous. Noises will seem excessively loud and person will jump at sudden sounds like a door slamming and will generally be nervous and on edge. Lights can appear to be too bright. magnesium deficiency can cause insomnia (inability to sleep). Waking up with muscle spasms, cramps, tension and feeling uncomfortable. These will disappear on drinking magnesium. Muscle tics of the face are caused by a magnesium deficiency. They disappear on drinking magnesium. Hiccups are the result of muscle spasms of the diaphragm and will disappear on taking magnesium. The best form of magnesium that I have come across is in the form of a drink where the magnesium is in solution in water. You make it fresh each time and it works faster than any other form such as tablets or capsules." Peter Gilham

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The Role of Magnesium in Fibromyalgia
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"I personally started taking magnesium for spasms and facial tics, only doing so on my own after neurologists simply told me to either get better sleep or take a prescription drug. The magnesium helped almost immediately, and I then slowly increased the dose to about 225% the RDA (balanced with 100% calcium RDA) At that point, all spasms and tics stopped completely, and they have not returned since starting that dose several years ago. I doubt any traditional doctor would have been willing to prescribe that much magnesium. The RDA is 400mg, but many people believe this is too low. Traditionally, it's been recommended to take calcium and magnesium in a ratio of 2/1, because that is the ratio that these minerals are found in bone." (more on healthy bone program)

Magnesium deficiency is very common in the general US population. Not only is our daily intake low, but we eat a diet which increases the demand for magnesium. And unfortunately, urinary magnesium loss can be increased by many factors, both physical and emotional. Magnesium loss increases in the presence of certain hormones. Stress can greatly increase magnesium loss. Even loud noises can extra magnesium loss. One article on the web goes so far as to say that that almost everyone is the United States is at least marginally deficient in magnesium. So there is an excellent chance that a person with fibromyalgia has a magnesium deficiency. But since people with fibromyalgia often have high levels of stress, and a disrupted hormonal system, they are more likely to be candidates for magnesium deficiency. Magnesium utilization is also increased by the presence of estrogen, and this might explain why many women are diagnosed with fibromyalgia after menopause, when estrogen levels would decrease. Additionally, the sleep disruption which occurs in fibromyalgia might also affect magnesium utilization, as sleep deprivation has been shown to cause lower magnesium levels.

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Magnesium for the Heart

Adequate levels of magnesium are essential for the heart muscle. Those who die from heart attacks have very low magnesium but high calcium levels in their heart muscles. Patients with coronary heart disease who have been treated with large amounts of magnesium survived better than those with drug treatment. Magnesium dilates the arteries of the heart and lowers cholesterol and fat levels.

High calcium levels, on the other hand, constrict the heart arteries and increase the risk of heart attacks. Calcium deposits in the walls of the arteries contribute to the development of arteriosclerosis. The arteries become hard and rigid, thereby restricting the blood flow and causing high blood pressure. In addition, such inelastic blood vessels may easily rapture and cause strokes. Countries with the highest calcium to magnesium ratios (high calcium and low magnesium levels) in soil and water have the highest incidence of cardiovascular disease. At the top of the list is Australia.

Worldwide the intake of magnesium has been lowered and that of calcium increased because of the heavy use of fertilizers high in calcium and low in magnesium. With this, the intake of magnesium from our food has steadily declined in the last fifty years, while the use of calcium-rich fertilisers and cardiovascular disease have greatly increased at the same time.

Diabetics are prone to atherosclerosis, fatty degeneration of the liver and heart disease. Diabetics have low magnesium tissue levels. They often develop eye problems - retinopathy. Diabetics with the lowest magnesium levels had the most severe retinopathy. The lower the magnesium content of their water, the higher is the death rate of diabetics from cardiovascular disease. In an American study the death rate due to diabetes was four times higher in areas with low magnesium water levels as compared to areas with high levels of magnesium in the water.

Dr. Cohen's book does the public a great service in discussing the importance of magnesium for maintaining a healthy level of blood pressure. However, as Dr. Carolyn Dean discusses in her very important book The Miracle of Magnesium, magnesium deficiency is a significant factor -- often the major factor -- in many other severe illnesses including heart attacks and other forms of heart disease, asthma, anxiety and panic attacks, depression, fatigue, diabetes, migraines and other headaches, osteoporosis, insomnia, and most cases of muscular problems. Unfortunately, the majority of Americans are deficient in magnesium to some degree and many are severely deficient. Because magnesium deficiency is largely overlooked by orthodox medical doctors, millions of Americans suffer needlessly from the foregoing ailments or are having their symptoms treated with expensive drugs (which often have unpleasant or dangerous side effects) when they could be cured with magnesium supplementation.

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Magnesium and Cancer

It is generally accepted that a higher magnesium intake in the drinking water is associated with reduced cancer incidence and reduced frequency of cardiac infarction. Information is scarce about the relationship between cancer and magnesium but researchers from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota have just concluded that diets rich in magnesium reduced the occurrence of colon cancer. A previous study from Sweden reported that women with the highest magnesium intake had a 40 per cent lower risk of developing the cancer than those with the lowest intake of the mineral. Preliminary data also suggests a relationship between low intake of magnesium and kidney cancer.

Several studies have shown an increased cancer rate in regions with low magnesium levels in soil and drinking water as well. In Egypt the cancer rate was only about 10% of that in Europe and America. In the rural fellah it was practically non-existent. The main difference was an extremely high magnesium intake of 2.5 to 3 g in these cancer-free populations, ten times more than in most western countries.

Dr Seeger and Dr Budwig in Germany have shown that cancer is mainly the result of a faulty energy metabolism in the powerhouses of the cells, the mitochondria. ATP and most of the enzymes involved in the production of energy require magnesium. A healthy cell has high magnesium and low calcium levels. The problem that comes with low magnesium (Mg) levels is the calcium builds up inside the cells while energy production decreases as the mitochondria gradually calcify.

Mg2+ is critical for all of the energetics of the cells because it is absolutely required that Mg2+ be bound (chelated) by ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the central high energy compound of the body. ATP without Mg2+ bound cannot create the energy normally used by specific enzymes of the body to make protein, DNA, RNA, transport sodium or potassium or calcium in and out of cells, nor to phosphorylate proteins in response to hormone signals, etc. In fact, ATP without enough Mg2+ is non-functional and leads to cell death. Bound Mg2+ holds the triphosphate in the correct stereochemical position so that it can interact with ATP using enzymes and the Mg2+ also polarizes the phosphate backbone so that the 'backside of the phosphorous' is more positive and susceptible to attack by nucleophilic agents such as hydroxide ion or other negatively charged compounds. Bottom line, Mg2+ at critical concentrations is essential to life, says Dr. Boyd Haley who asserts strongly that, All detoxification mechanisms have as the bases of the energy required to remove a toxicant the need for Mg-ATP to drive the process. There is nothing done in the body that does not use energy and without Mg2+ this energy can neither be made nor used. Detoxification of carcinogenic chemical poisons is essential for people want to avoid the ravages of cancer. The importance of magnesium in cancer prevention should not be underestimated.

The School of Public Health at the Kaohsiung Medical College in, Taiwan, found that magnesium also exerts a protective effect against gastric cancer, but only for the group with the highest levels. Among other effects, magnesium improves the internal production of defensive substances, such as antibodies and considerably improves the operational activity of white, granulozytic blood cells (shown by Delbet with magnesium chloride), and contributes to many other functions that insure the integrity of cellular metabolism.

A Dr. Hans A. Nieper, back in 1961, introduced cardiac therapy based on magnesium aspartate. He was surprised to observe that hardly any new cancer occurrences appear in the group of patients so treated. The rate of new cancerous diseases with long-term magnesium therapy was reported to be less than 20% of the frequency otherwise expected. In an uncontrolled trial, researchers in the UK found that intravenous magnesium relieves neuropathy pain in patients with cancer. Magnesium acts as a noncompetitive antagonist of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor, which has been implicated in the transmission of pain, according to Dr. Vincent Crosby and colleagues at Nottingham City Hospital.

It is known that carcinogenesis induces magnesium distribution disturbances, which cause magnesium mobilization through blood cells and magnesium depletion in non-neoplastic tissues. Magnesium deficiency seems to be carcinogenic, and in cases of solid tumors, high levels of magnesium inhibits carcinogenesis. Both carcinogenesis and magnesium deficiency increase the plasma membrane permeability and fluidity.

The latest study, conducted by researchers at the Pasteur Institute in France, among 4035 men age 30-60 years over a period of 18 years, found males with the highest blood serum concentration of magnesium and zinc experienced up to a 50% reduction in cancer mortality, while high copper levels combined with low zinc and magnesium produced elevated cancer death rates. [Epidemiology 17: 308014, 2006]

Remarkably, 10% of the U.S. population consumes less than half the recommended dietary allowance for zinc and are at increased risk for zinc deficiency. [Journal Nutritional Biochemistry 15: 572-78, 2004] Most Americans are also deficient in magnesium.

Magnesium supplements vary by absorption and mineral content. Magnesium oxide is the most widely sold magnesium supplement, but only 4% is absorbed. [Magnesium Research 14:257-62, 2001] Suggested daily supplementation with magnesium is 200-400 mg. Excessive magnesium may cause loose stool reduce dosage if this occurs. Copyright 2006 Bill Sardi, Knowledge of Health, Inc.

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Magnesium: Research Misconduct?

For the past 15 years evidence has stacked up showing patients with acute coronary thrombosis improve their survival chances by 50 - 82.5% when given intravenous magnesium of 32-66 mmol in the first 24 hours. The single negative study showing that magnesium had a worsening effect on survival employed a far higher dose of magnesium (80 mmol) than the other studies. (European Heart J, 1991;12:12158), and one other study showing no benefit with magnesium employed the low dose of 10 mmol in the first 24 hours.

Although it would appear clear to any first year medical student that magnesium worked well for coronary thrombosis within the optimal dosage level of 30 - 70 mmol; that 10 mmol was shown to be too little, and 80 mmol had been shown to be too much, in 1990/91, the Fourth International Study on Infarct Survival decided to do a major study which was to definitely determine whether magnesium was beneficial when used for this purpose. Although their own meta-analysis of all earlier studies showed that magnesium was beneficial, the ISIS4 investigators also decided to test magnesium against the drug Catopril and a coronary vasodilator.

Astonishingly, the ISIS investigators chose to use the 80 mmol dosage for their study, the one dosage that had been found to be harmful. It should be noted that the ISIS4 study was funded to the tune of almost $10 million by Bristol Myers Squibb, the manufacturers of Catopril. Not surprisingly, magnesium lagged behind the drugs. As a result of this paper, many hospitals ceased using magnesium in their treatment of acute coronary thrombosis.

The scandalous decision to use an overdosage of magnesium in this study must have caused the loss of several thousand lives within the study and many other lives in other hospitals that have now stopped using magnesium. Both nutritional pioneer Dr. Stephen Davies and Dr. Damien Downing, editor of the Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, criticized the designers of the study for clearly selecting too large a dose of intravenous magnesium, and also for giving magnesium too late and then too quickly. Downing even titled his editorial "Is ISIS4 research misconduct?" (J Nutr Environ Med, 1999;9:513)

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The Miracle of Magnesium

Magnesium is indeed the unsung hero and is a key nutriceutical that everybody needs to know about. Dr Dean has the best credentials in bringing solutions to those suffering from the hidden magnesium disorders that affect most of us. DR. STEPHEN T. SINATRA, M.D

More than seventy-five years ago, medical scientists declared magnesium to be an essential nutrient, indispensable to life. When this mineral is part of your diet, you are guarding againstand helping to alleviatehealth threats such as heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression, arthritis, and asthma. But while research continues to reaffirm magnesiums irreplaceable contribution to good health, many Americans remain dangerously deficient.

In The Miracle of Magnesium, Dr. Carolyn Dean, an authority on this mineral who has used it with dramatic success in her own practice, explains the vital role that magnesium plays in the control of many serious ailmentsfrom painful muscle spasms and bladder problems to traumatic brain injury and complications of pregnancy and childbirth. Inside you will discover

• How diets and lifestyles can create a dangerous magnesium deficiency
• Which magnesium-rich foods keep your vital organs healthy and which to avoid
• Why other nutrients, including calcium, need magnesium to become potent
• What vitamins and minerals work with magnesium to treat specific ailments
• Why prescription medicines, such as birth control pills, can deplete magnesium
• Which magnesium supplements are best for you

Whether you need help with a serious health problem or merely want to protect the good health you already enjoy, The Miracle of Magnesium will answer all your questions. It may even save your life.

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MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY AND DIABETES

Jerry L. Nadler, MD - The link between diabetes mellitus and magnesium deficiency is well known. A growing body of evidence suggests that magnesium plays a pivotal role in reducing cardiovascular risks and may be involved in the pathogenesis of diabetes itself. While the benefits of oral magnesium supplementation on glycemic control have yet to be demonstrated in patients, magnesium supplementation has been shown to improve insulin sensitivity. Based on current knowledge, clinicians have good reason to believe that magnesium repletion may play a role in delaying type 2 diabetes onset and potentially in warding off its devastating complications -- cardiovascular disease, retinopathy, and nephropathy.

The International Medical Veritas Association (IMVA) introduces a much needed medical intervention for the prevention and treatment of diabetes and the many complications that come from it. The treatment is very much linked to the hidden realities of the causes of diabetes. In this particular case the cause and the cure are intimately connected.

There are two mammoth factors that the IMVA has discovered are linked to the horrendous rise in diabetes in adults and children that the western medical establishment has not paid attention to. The first is deficiency in magnesium, and the other is chemical poisoning. The convergence of large drops in cellular magnesium, which offers protective coverage against chemical toxicity, and increasing poisoning of peoples blood streams with heavy metals like arsenic and mercury, as well as a literal host of other chemical toxins in the environment, are teaming up to create a literal pandemic. Eating junk food fits right into this alarming picture for poor diet translates immediately into massive magnesium deficiencies, and modern processed food is also high in chemical preservatives and pesticides that are also harmful to health.

Diabetes gives us a clear picture of how the human race is being caught between a rock and a hard place, a kind of devils anvil of our own corporate making. The human body is failing to deal with massive chemical exposure in the face of hugely increasing deficiencies in basic nutrients like magnesium. Malnutrition is now in full bloom in the first world even among the obese.

Magnesium deficiency is a predictor of diabetes; diabetics both need more magnesium and lose more magnesium than most people. In two new studies, in both men and women, those who consumed the most magnesium in their diet were least likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to a report in the January 2006 issue of the journal Diabetes Care. Until now, very few large studies have directly examined the long-term effects of dietary magnesium on diabetes. Dr. Simin Liu of the Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health in Boston says, "Our studies provided some direct evidence that greater intake of dietary magnesium may have a long-term protective effect on lowering risk," said Liu, who was involved in both studies. See Magnesium and Diabetic Neuropathy, which introduces the concept of administering mega doses of magnesium to heal Diabetic Neuropathy.

Prolonged use of Magnesium will prevent chronic complications from diabetes.[iv]

The current party line on this subject is not universally accepted, but many of us believe the establishment is too conservative and will some day change. While admitting its importance, for some unknown reason they remain reluctant to recommend magnesium supplements. They just do not know how poor the American diet is in Mg and the frequency of magnesium deficiency says Dr. Mansmann.[v]

Magnesium for Diabetes is Critical Magnesium affects carbohydrate metabolism by influencing the release and activity of insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar levels, by influencing the resistance and sensitivity to insulin. Magnesium for diabetics is critical. At least twenty five percent of diabetics have hypomagnesemia[i] and this is likely an underestimate. One group has recently suggested that the effects of reduced glutathione on glucose metabolism may be mediated, at least in part, by intracellular magnesium levels

Poorly controlled diabetes increases loss of magnesium in urine.

It would be prudent for physicians who treat diabetic patients to consider magnesium deficiency as a contributing factor in many diabetic complications and as a main factor in exacerbation of the disease itself. Recent research from many sources suggests that magnesium for the treatment of diabetes should be paramount in physicians minds. The most recent example, after only 8 weeks of oral magnesium, thermal hyperalgesia was normalized and plasma magnesium and glucose levels were restored towards normal in rats.[vi]

Repletion of the deficiency with transdermal magnesium chloride mineral therapy[vii] is the ideal way of administering magnesium in medically therapeutic doses. Such treatments will, in all likelihood, help avoid or ameliorate such complications as diabetic peripheral neuropathy, arrhythmias, hypertension, and sudden cardiac death and will even improve the course of the diabetic condition in general.[viii]

Once doctors, primary healthcare providers and the public are made aware of the role of magnesium in diabetes there will be no excuse to not increase public magnesium consumption, which can even be added to water supplies[ix] instead of poisonous fluoride[x] and dangerous statins[xi],[xii],[xiii] which are also known to cause peripheral neuropathy with long term use. During a stroke or heart attack it would be cruel, medically incompetent and life threatening to not use magnesium chloride or magnesium sulfate immediately. The same kind of treatment that saves lives in dramatic life threatening situations is urgently needed in the treatment of diabetes and diabetic neuropathy.

Rapid increase of magnesium stores are necessary in some cases and may be lifesaving for diabetics as they are for other patients in emergency rooms.

Preventative effects of magnesium may go a long way to protecting the children of the future from early onset of both diabetes and the complications that come from it. The safety profile of magnesium chloride is extraordinary compared to todays pharmaceutical drugs. It is only with severe renal insufficiency that problems have been observed with magnesium treatments. The elderly are at risk of magnesium toxicity only because of possible decreased renal function so caution is necessary.

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Diabetic Children and Magnesium Is a lack of magnesium related to type 2 Diabetes in Obese Children?

On Monday, November 7, 2005, The Associated Press said that About 2 million U.S. children ages 12 to 19 have a pre-diabetic condition linked to obesity and inactivity that puts them at risk for full-blown diabetes and cardiovascular problems, government data suggest. One in 14 boys and girls in a nationally representative sample had the condition. Among the overweight adolescents, it was one in six. The study in question appears in November's Pediatrics. It is based on data involving 915 youngsters who participated in a 1999-2000 national health survey.[i]

The autism disaster is happening at a rate of one child in approximately 166, though if one counts all the severe learning disabilities it is one in six. What is happening to the nations children? The CDC does not know because it has its head stuck in the bird flu sand. And the FDA does not know because it has been too busy allowing the pharmaceutical companies to poison children.

Dr. Teresa A. Hillier has reported, Diabetes increased the risk of heart attack and stroke in both age groups, but the increased risk was much larger in younger people. People who had been diagnosed before age 45 were 14 times more likely to have a heart attack and 30 times more likely to have a stroke than their non-diabetic peers. In contrast, older people with diabetes were four times more likely than their peers to have a heart attack and three times more likely to have a stroke. Hillier and a colleague, Kathryn L. Pedula, based their findings on a study of nearly 8,000 people who were newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.[ii]

While type 2 diabetes used to be primarily a problem of middle and old age, new cases of the illness among people 30 to 39 have risen 70 percent in the last decade.

What is happening to our children is a disaster and no words can express the pain and agony that millions of parents are facing in the United States alone. Some day the medical authorities will be held responsible for their failure to address these issues. In the area of autism spectrum disorders the government just does not want to admit that hundreds of thousands of children have been damaged by vaccines laden with mercury. Poisoned is the word but no one at the FDA or CDC knows anything about the dangers of low level toxicity because knowledge in those areas brings guilt and criminal prosecution.

Diabetes has risen by over 14 percent in the last two years. The CDC estimates that 20.8 million Americans -- 7 percent of the U.S. population -- have diabetes, up from 18.2 million in 2003. [iii][iii] Centers for Disease Control

Is a lack of magnesium related to type 2 Diabetes in Obese Children? Dr. Huerta and colleagues say yes in their study titled Magnesium deficiency is associated with insulin resistance in obese children.[iv] Insulin resistance occurs when the body does not use insulin, a protein made by the pancreas, to turn glucose into energy. Children who are obese (seriously overweight) are more likely to have insulin resistance. This might be because they have low magnesium levels in their blood. This study was done to see if obese children get enough magnesium in their diets and if a lack of magnesium can cause insulin resistance and eventually type 2 diabetes. This is the first study linking low magnesium levels to insulin resistance in obese children. Researchers found that 55% of obese children did not get enough magnesium from the foods they ate, compared with only 27% of lean children. Obese children had much lower magnesium levels in their blood than lean children. Children with lower magnesium levels had a higher insulin resistance.

The results of the diet survey showed that obese children got 14.4% less magnesium from the foods they ate than lean children, even though obese and lean children ate about the same number of calories per day. Obese children eat more calories from fatty foods than lean children. In addition to not eating enough foods rich in magnesium, obese children seem to have problems using magnesium from the foods they eat. Extra body fat can prevent the bodys cells from using magnesium to break down carbohydrates.

When it comes to diabetes there is no lack of information pointing to magnesium deficiency and chemical poisoning converging on the young but medical authorities find it too difficult to address magnesium deficiencies and warn parents of the chemical dangers. The United States government seems to be involved in a huge cover up of medical and pharmaceutical wrong doings and will just keep on letting things slide as hundreds of thousands of kids each year get sick.

Medical science has discovered how sensitive the insulin receptor sites are to chemical poisoning. Metals such as cadmium, mercury, arsenic, lead, fluoride[ii] and possibly aluminum may play a role in the actual destruction of beta cells through stimulating an auto-immune reaction to them after they have bonded to these cells in the pancreas. It is because mercury[iii] and lead attach themselves at highly vulnerable junctures of proteins that they find their great capacity to provoke morphological changes in the body. Changes in pancreatic function are among the pathogenetic mechanisms observable during lead intoxication.[iv]

Lead exposure has been associated with an increased risk of hypertension, and is a well-established risk factor for kidney disease. Whether lead affects blood pressure indirectly through alterations in kidney function or via more direct effects on the vasculature or neurologic blood pressure control is unknown though. Researchers at Harvard Medical School state, Our findings support the hypothesis that long-term low-level lead accumulation(estimated by tibia bone lead) is associated with an increased risk of declining renal function particularly among diabetics or hypertensives, populations already at risk for impaired renal function.

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Magnesium and Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy, a complication of both type one and type two diabetes, is probably the most common complication of the disease.[i] Studies suggest that up to 50% of people with diabetes are affected to some degree. Diabetic neuropathy is a nerve disorder caused by diabetes. The two main classifications of neuropathy are peripheral neuropathy, affecting the extremities, arms, legs, hands and feet, and autonomic neuropathy, affecting the organ systems, mainly affecting the nerves of the digestive, cardiovascular systems, urinary tract and sexual organs.

Symptoms of peripheral nerve damage (neuropathy) are basically weakness, usually in the arms and hands or legs and feet, often with pain burning, tingling, or other abnormal sensations. Numbness or decreased sensation, difficulty walking and difficulty using the arms and hands or legs and feet are all common. Peripheral sensory neuropathy can initiate physiologic events that lead to distal extremity ulceration and eventual amputation.

Nerve damage caused by diabetes can also lead to problems with internal organs such as the digestive tract, heart, and sexual organs, causing indigestion, diarrhea or constipation, dizziness, bladder infections, and impotence.[ii] Diabetic neuropathy is a major cause of impotence in diabetic men.[iii] Autonomic neuropathies are believed to be implicated in silent heart attacks of diabetes, where the full symptoms of myocardial infarction are not felt by the person.

In some cases, neuropathy can flare up suddenly, causing weakness and weight loss. Neuropathy may cause both pain and insensitivity to pain in the same person. Often, symptoms are slight at first, and since most nerve damage occurs over a period of years, mild cases may go unnoticed for a long time. In some people, mainly those afflicted by focal neuropathy, the onset of pain may be sudden and severe

Magnesium is necessary for the production, function & transport of insulin.

Magnesium is known to be necessary for nerve conduction; deficiency is known to cause peripheral neuropathy symptoms and studies suggest that a deficiency in magnesium may worsen blood glucose control in type 2 diabetes. Scientists believe that a deficiency of magnesium interrupts insulin secretion in the pancreas and increases insulin resistance in the body's tissues.

Magnesium deficiency played a role in the constriction of arteries and enhanced injury to the cellular tissues lining the blood vessels. Peripheral artery disease, or peripheral vascular disease, refers to diseases of the arteries and veins of the extremities, especially atherosclerosis with narrowing of the arteries. This opens the door to the development and progression of atherosclerosis and sets the stage for the development of neurological events such as strokes. These same conditions set the stage for the development of peripheral diabetic neuropathy.[i] This entire scenario described here also sets the stage for the development of peripheral neuropathy even when diabetes is not present.

A recent analysis showed that people with higher dietary intakes of magnesium (through consumption of whole grains, nuts, and green leafy vegetables) had a decreased risk of type 2 diabetes.[ii] Magnesium has potentially beneficial effects at several key steps of glucose and insulin metabolism. In animal studies, dietary magnesium supplementation can prevent fructose-induced insulin resistance and elevations of blood pressure in rats. [iii]

Magnesium deficiency is associated with insulin resistance and increased platelet reactivity.

Magnesium deficiency creates resistance to insulin, Insulin resistance increases levels of insulin, which may result in a form of diabetes. Additionally, insulin resistance by itself can distrupt intracellular magnesium levels, as PubMed studies explains.

Dr. Mansmann I have had diabetic neuropathy for over 10 years. The most significant symptom is my neuropathic pain of burning feet, called erythromelalgia. With the aid of Mg (Magnesium Chloride) I can completely suppress the symptom, but if my blood glucose level is acutely elevated, because of a dietary indiscretion, the pain flares in spite of an apparent adequate dose of Mg. It goes away with extra Mg gluconate (Magonate) in an hour or so in either case. Without the Mg it will last for six plus hours, even though the blood glucose level is normal in about two hours. It is my belief that every one with diabetes should be taking Mg supplementation to the point of ones Maximum Tolerated Dose, which is until one has soft-semi, formed stools. In addition, anyone with neuropathy, without a known cause, must be adequately evaluated for diabetes and especially those with poorly, slowly, healing foot sores of any kind. Since the use of Mg is safe I see no reason that this should not be the standard of care. Dr. Herbert Mansmann Jr., Director of the Magenesium Research Lab,[xi] who is a diabetic with congenital magnesium deficiency and severe peripheral neuropathy, shares that he was able to reverse the neuropathy and nerve degeneration with a year of using oral magnesium preparations at very high doses.

Special Note: While Dr. Mansmann makes a strong case for high doses of magnesium, it cannot be ignored that GLA has also been recognized for it's ability to stop and/or reverse peripheral neuropathy and is endorsed by Dr. Atkins, of the famous Atkins diet, which many diabetics follow. Dr. Atkins says, Science has established rather conclusively that GLA halts the otherwise inevitable advance of nerve damage caused by diabetes. GLA helps the nerves to heal. As one study of 111 patients showed, people with either form of diabetes, Type I or Type II, can benefit, using a dose as small as 480 mg of GLA per day.[xxviii] Other research suggests that the fatty acid may even prevent the nerve deterioration from starting up.[xxix] Some kind of abnormality in fatty acid metabolism is very likely involved in the development of diabetic complications and maybe even the development of diabetes itself. People who have the disease seem unable to make GLA from dietary fats and therefore may suffer from an insufficiency of PGE1, (Prostaglandin E1, a beneficial hormone-like compound). Coincidentally enough, this substance can potentiate the work of insulin and exerts insulin like actions of its own. Therefore diabetics need all the PGE1 that GLA can help them make. Spirulina as another basic natural medicine ideal for diabetics as it is for almost all people. Spirulina is very high in both magnesium and GLA.

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Magnesium for Diabetes is Critical

Magnesium affects carbohydrate metabolism by influencing the release and activity of insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar levels, by influencing the resistance and sensitivity to insulin. Magnesium for diabetics is critical. At least twenty five percent of diabetics have hypomagnesemia[i] and this is likely an underestimate. One group has recently suggested that the effects of reduced glutathione on glucose metabolism may be mediated, at least in part, by intracellular magnesium levels.[ii]

Dr. Carolyn Dean indicates that magnesium deficiency may be an independent predictor of diabetes and that diabetics both need more magnesium and lose more magnesium than most people. Magnesium is necessary for the production, function & transport of insulin. Magnesium deficiency is associated with insulin resistance and increased platelet reactivity. According to Dr. Jerry L. Nadler, The link between diabetes mellitus and magnesium deficiency is well known. A growing body of evidence suggests that magnesium plays a pivotal role in reducing cardiovascular risks and may be involved in the pathogenesis of diabetes itself. While the benefits of oral magnesium supplementation on glycemic control have yet to be demonstrated in patients, magnesium supplementation has been shown to improve insulin sensitivity. Based on current knowledge, clinicians have good reason to believe that magnesium repletion may play a role in delaying type 2 diabetes onset and potentially in warding off its devastating complications -- cardiovascular disease, retinopathy, and nephropathy.

A separate Gallup survey (in 1995) of 500 adults with diabetes reported that 83 percent of those with diabetes are consuming insufficient magnesium from food, with many by significant margins.[iii] One group has recently suggested that the effects of reduced glutathione on glucose metabolism may be mediated, at least in part, by intracellular magnesium levels.[iv]

The mechanism of hypomagnesemia in diabetic patients still remains unsolved but there is enough evidence to suggest that Mg levels drop in the course of recovery from ketoacidosis, during insulin therapy[v] or with severe retinopathy[vi] or proteinuria.[vii] Diabetic patients, especially those with poor glucose control, develop hypomagnesemia from a glucose-induced osmotic diuresis.

Insulin resistance and magnesium depletion may result in a vicious cycle of worsening insulin resistance and decrease in intracellular Mg(2+) which may limit the role of magnesium in vital cellular processes. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)[viii] is a state of inadequate insulin levels resulting in high blood sugar and accumulation of organic acids and ketones in the blood. Increased blood acids (ketoacidosis) can be an acute complication of diabetes. It occurs when your muscle cells become so starved for energy that your body takes emergency measures and breaks down fat, a process that forms acids known as ketones.[ix]

Hyperglycemia initially causes the movement of water out of cells, with subsequent intracellular dehydration, extracellular fluid expansion and hyponatremia (sodium loss). It also leads to a diuresis in which water losses exceed sodium chloride losses. It is believed that magnesium is also lost by osmotic action. Urinary losses then lead to progressive dehydration and volume depletion, which causes diminished urine flow and greater retention of glucose in plasma. The net result of these alterations is hyperglycemia with metabolic acidosis.[x]

Proteinuria is protein in the urine, caused by damaged kidneys and a declining ability of the kidneys to protect the body from protein loss. This is frequently seen in longstanding diabetes, hypertension, as well as other chronic renal conditions. In the United States, diabetes is the leading cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), the result of chronic kidney disease. In both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the first sign of deteriorating kidney function is the presence of small amounts of albumin in the urine, a condition called microalbuminuria. As kidney function declines, the amount of albumin in the urine increases, and microalbuminuria becomes full-fledged proteinuria. Lower serum magnesium levels are associated with more rapid decline of renal function. During insulin treatment, neither magnesium nor potassium can be metabolized properly, so these essential minerals must be replaced.

Severe symptomatic hypermagnesemia is relatively rare. But high levels of magnesium can develop in people, most commonly those with renal insufficiency or renal failure.[xi] (diabetes, chronic renal insufficiency). Kidney disease, rather than diet, is the usual cause of magnesium overload, because the kidneys lose the ability to remove excess magnesium.

Magnesium is regulated and excreted primarily by the kidneys where various ATPase enzymes are responsible for maintaining homeostasis.[xii] However hypermagnesemia can also occur in people with hypothyroidism, those using magnesium containing medications such as antacids, laxatives, cathartics, and in those with certain types of gastrointestinal disorders, such as colitis, gastroenteritis and gastric dilation, which may cause an increased absorption of magnesium.

A heartfelt thank you to The International Medical Veritas Association (IMVA) to providing the many of articles in this page. The IMVA was founded upon the idea that reforms are urgently needed in medicine and it seeks to initiate a climate of change in basic health care and to find the safest and most natural treatments possible for the principle illnesses confronting humanity in the 21st Century. They have been investigating why an autism epidemic now exists and why the prevalence of chronic diseases like diabetes, asthma and cancer in children are growing.


The Magnesium Factor - Magnesium is one of the most important nutrients for human health, yet it may be the most overlooked -- despite the fact that the majority of Americans suffer from magnesium deficiency. As Dr. Mildred Seelig -- probably the world's leading expert on the role of magnesium in human health -- points out in this invaluable book magnesium deficiency is a major cause of both heart disease and diabetes as well as a significant number of other common ailments. If you are one of the majority of Americans who suffer from magnesium deficiency you undoubtedly suffer from numerous unpleasant symptoms and are at serious risk of dying prematurely.

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Magnesium for Healthy Bones & Teeth

Medical authorities claim that the widespread incidence of osteoporosis and tooth decay in western countries can be prevented with a high calcium intake. However, published evidence reveals that the opposite is true. Asian and African populations with a very low intake of about 300 mg of calcium daily have very little osteoporosis. Bantu women with an intake of 200 to 300 mg of calcium daily have the lowest incidence of osteoporosis in the world. In western countries with a high intake of dairy products the average calcium intake is about 1000 mg. The higher the calcium intake, especially in the form of cows' milk products (except butter) the higher the incidence of osteoporosis.

Calcium, magnesium and phosphorus levels are kept in a seesaw balance by the parathyroid hormones. If calcium goes up, magnesium goes down and vice versa. With a low magnesium intake, calcium goes out of the bones to increase tissue levels, while a high magnesium intake causes calcium to go out of the tissues into the bones. A high phosphorus intake without a high calcium or magnesium intake causes calcium to leach from the bones and leave the body with the urine. A high phosphorus intake with high calcium and magnesium leads to bone mineralisation.

Dr Barnett, an orthopaedic surgeon practised in two different U.S. Counties with very different soil and water mineral levels. In Dallas County with a high calcium and low magnesium concentration osteoporosis and hip fractures were very common, while in Hereford with high magnesium and low calcium these were nearly absent. In Dallas County the magnesium content of bones was 0.5% while in Hereford it was 1.76%. In another comparison the magnesium content in bones of osteoporosis sufferers was 0.62% while in healthy individuals it was 1.26%.

The same applies for healthy teeth. In a New Zealand study it was found that caries-resistant teeth had on average twice the amount of magnesium as caries-prone teeth. The average concentration of magnesium phosphate in bones is given as about 1%, in teeth about 1.5%, in elephant tusks 2% and in the teeth of carnivorous animals made to crush bones it is 5%. In regard to the strength of bones and teeth think of calcium as chalk and of magnesium as superglue. The magnesium superglue binds and transforms the chalk into superior bones and teeth. Where to buy Magnesium Chloride

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Magnesium Chloride Vs Magnesium Sulfate

Magnesium Chloride Vs Magnesium Sulfate Magnesium chloride is a special form of magnesium that is natural to the sea as is magnesium sulfate, otherwise known as Epsom Salt. Both forms are used in emergency rooms to save lives but it is known that sulfate is more toxic and in transdermal application its less absorbable and retainable in the body then magnesium chloride is. The best form of magnesium supplementation obviously would be the most natural and that would be found where life began, in the sea. Magnesium chloride, though highly bioavaliable when taken orally, is idea when applied transdermally, either directly to the skin or when used in baths as Epsom Salts are traditionally used. The difference is remarkable between the two forms and is almost instantly noticeable. Magnesium chloride is easily assimilated and metabolized in the human body.[i] Epsom salts are used by parents of children with autism because of the sulfate, which they are sometimes deficient in; sulfate is also crucial to the body and is wasted in the urine of autistic children. Magnesium sulfate, commonly known as Epsom salts, is rapidly excreted through the kidneys and therefore difficult to assimilate. This would explain in part why the effects from Epsom salt baths do not last long and why you need more magnesium sulfate in a bath than magnesium chloride to get similar results.

According to Daniel Reid, author of The Tao of Detox, magnesium sulfate, commonly known as Epsom salts, is rapidly excreted through the kidneys and therefore difficult to assimilate. This would explain in part why the effects from Epsom salt baths do not last long and why you need more magnesium sulfate in a bath than magnesium chloride to get similar results. Magnesium chloride is easily assimilated and metabolized in the human body.[i] Epsom salts are used by parents of children with autism because of the sulfate, which they are sometimes deficient in; sulfate is also crucial to the body and is wasted in the urine of autistic children. Where to buy Magnesium Chloride

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