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2014-03-05 12:22:57

LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels), brought on by infection has recently made headlines in the news. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140305/PH75911LOGO ) "Important clinical aspects of this condition are being overlooked," says Dr. Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, magnesium expert and Medical Advisory Board member of the nonprofit Nutritional Magnesium Association (www.nutritionalmagnesium.org). "When a person has...

2013-05-15 23:29:44

New study shows that the amount of magnesium consumed and absorbed is the key predictor of children´s bone health; whereas dietary calcium intake was not significantly associated with total bone mineral content or density. Los Angeles, Ca (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 While it is known that magnesium is important for bone health in adults, few studies have analyzed magnesium´s crucial role in the bone density of young children. A new study presented on Sunday, May 5, at the Pediatric...

2013-05-09 23:30:39

Despite advances in medicine resulting in a longer average life span, baby boomers are less healthy than their parents´ generation and face more health problems. Magnesium deficiency, lack of exercise and lack of nutrient-rich foods are three reasons for a 46 percent increase in type 2 diabetes, a 38 percent increase in high blood pressure and a 10 percent increase in obesity. Los Angeles, Ca (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 In a new study, recently published in the Journal of the American Medical...

2013-02-20 08:29:29

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new study from the National Institutes of Health, startling results showed that men who took calcium supplements were more apt to die of heart disease than those who didn't get extra calcium in supplement form.(1) Between 1995 and 1996, 388, 229 middle-aged Americans ages of 50 to 71 were asked to answer questions about their lifestyle, general health and diet, including use of supplements. Over the next 12 years, scientists tracked how many of...

2013-01-02 12:22:44

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a nutrient that experts say helps your body produce its main source of energy and impacts at least 300 enzyme systems. It can also help treat the flu by regulating your temperature, helping you sleep, relaxing your muscles and giving you more energy. It's magnesium. And compared to a century ago, the amount we consume in our diets has dropped by about 60 percent. That's according to Dr. Carolyn Dean, M.D. N.D., one of the nation's top...

2012-12-20 12:27:23

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnesium expert and author Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, warns that magnesium deficiency in the earth's soil and, by extension, magnesium deficiency in an individual's diet plays a significant role in heart disease, arrhythmia and atrial fibrillation. As a validation of the vital role of magnesium as an intervention in heart arrhythmia, the UK-based Arrhythmia Alliance has given its 2012 Award for Outstanding Medical Contribution to Cardiac Rhythm...

2012-03-20 02:24:41

ORANGE, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- About 43 percent of the U.S. population (almost 70 percent of older women) use dietary supplements containing calcium(1), but Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, warns that, without balancing their calcium with magnesium, they may be at risk. Dean, magnesium expert and Medical Director of the nonprofit Nutritional Magnesium Association at http://www.nutritionalmagnesium.org, says most people, including the majority of MDs, do not understand key facts about...

2011-10-26 07:30:00

ORANGE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine entitled "Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate in Older Women," it was found that Vitamin B complex was associated with a 7 percent reduction in mortality, Vitamin C was associated with a 4 percent reduction in mortality, Vitamin D was associated with an 8 percent reduction in mortality, and Magnesium was associated with a 3 percent reduction in mortality, with a similar...

2011-09-14 10:06:00

ORANGE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The British Medical Journal recently published a large analysis based on the results of 5 clinical trials conducted in the U.S., Great Britain and New Zealand that involved more than 8,000 people. The analysis concluded that, "Calcium supplements ... increase the risk of cardiovascular events, especially myocardial infarction (heart attack) ... A reassessment of the role of calcium supplements in osteoporosis management is warranted."(1)...

2011-07-27 06:40:00

ORANGE, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A magnesium deficiency reduces the absorption and metabolism of calcium and prevents the proper amount of calcium being directed toward building stronger bones. According to Dr. Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, magnesium expert and Medical Director of the nonprofit Nutritional Magnesium Association (http://www.nutritionalmagnesium.org), the effectiveness and benefits of calcium with respect to bone health and the prevention of osteoporosis are greatly...