Magnesium Is essential for a healthy body and mind

Magnesium Is essential for a healthy body and mind

Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium, Iodine Deficiency Is Very common - Most Of Us Are Deficient


Magnesium is needed for the following functions:

  • 700-800 Enzyme processes

  • Energy production & mitochondria

  • Nerves & muscle function

  • Intracellular signalling

  • Body proteins & nucleic acids RNA & DNA



Deficiencies are a major factor in the following chronic diseases:

  • Heat disease

  • Diabetes

  • High blood pressure

  • High cholesterol

  • Migranes

  • IBS

  • Muscle cramps & spasms

  • Heartburn

  • Hearing loss

  • Depression

  • Abnormal heart function

  • Kidney stones


Factors Related To Magnesium Deficiency:

1. Alcohol >7 drinks/wk22. Food cravings42. Muscle problems

2. Angera. Carbohydratesa. Cramps

3. Anginab. Chocolateb. Spasms

4. Anxietyc. Saltc. Twitching

5. Apathyd. Junk foodd. Tics

6. Arrhythmia23. Gagging or chokinge. Weakness

7. Asthma24. Headaches43. Numbness hands/feet

8. Blood tests25. Heart disease44. Osteoporosis

a. Low calcium26. Heart – rapid rate45. Paranoia

b. Low potassium27. High blood pressure46. Parathyroid (hyper)

c. Low magnesium28. Homocysteinuria47. PMS

9. Bowel problems29. Hyperactivity48. Polycystic ovaries

a. Undigested fat in stool30. Hyperventilation49. Pregnancy

b. Constipation31. Infertilitya. Currently pregnant

c. Diarrhea32. Insomniab. Preeclampsia/eclampsia

d. Constipation/diarrhea33. Irritabilityc. Multiple pregnancies

e. IBS34. Kidney stonesd. Postpartum depression

f. Crohn’s35. Medicationse. Child with cerebral palsy

g. Colitisa. Digitalis50. Radiation therapy

10. Brain traumab. Diuretics51. Raynaud’s syndrome

11. Bronchitis, chronicc. Antibiotics52. Restlessness

12. Caffeine >3 per dayd. Steroids53. Sex drive low

13. Chronic fatiguee. Oral contraceptives54. Shortness of breath

14. Cold extremitiesf. Indomethacin55. Smoking

15. Concentration poorg. Cisplatin56. Startled easily

16. Confusionh. Amphotericin B57. Stressful life

17. Convulsionsi. Cholestyramine58. Stroke

18. Depressionj. Synthetic estrogens59. Sugar intake high

19. Diabetes36. Memory impairment60. Syndrome X

a. Type I37. Mercury fillings61. Thyroid hyperactivity

b. Type II38. Menses pain/cramps62. Tingling hands/feet

c. Gestational diabetes39. Migraines63. Transplants: kidney/liver

20. Fibromyalgia40 Mineral supplements64. Tremor of hands

21. Food intakea. Calcium w/o mag65. Water contamination

a. Limited greensb. Zinc w/o magFlouride, chlorine, calcium

b. High proteinc. Iron w/p mag66. Wheezing

c. Limited nuts/seeds41. Mitral valve prolapse

Further Reading:

1. Dean C. The Magnesium Miracle. 2nd Ed., Ballantine Books, 2017, ISBN-13: 978-0399594441.

2. Long S, Romani AM. Role of cellular magnesium in human diseases. Austin J Nutr Food Sci. 2014;2(10): 1051.

3. Dean C. 100 Factors Related to Magnesium Deficiency.

4. McCarthy JT, Kumar R, "Divalent cation metabolism: magnesium," in Schrier R (series ed.), The Atlas of Diseases of the Kidney, Blackwell, Oxfordshire, 1999.

5. Heaton FW, "Role of magnesium in enzyme systems," in Siegel H (ed.), Metal Ions in Biologic Systems, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1990.

6. de Baaij, JHF. et. al. Magnesium in man: Implications for health and disease. Physiological Reviews. Jan 1, 2015 Vol. 95 no. 1, 1-46.

7. Rosanoff A. The Essential Nutrient Magnesium - Key to Mitochondrial ATP Production and Much More (2009).

8. Abraham GE, Flechas JD, "Management of fibromyalgia: rationale for the use of magnesium and malic acid." J Nutr Med, vol. 3, pp. 49-59, 1992.

9. Reddy P1, Edwards LR. Magnesium supplementation in vitamin D deficiency. Am J Ther. 2017 May 3.

10. Jablonski NG, Chaplin G. The evolution of human skin coloration. J Hum Evol. 2000 Jul;39(1):57-106.

11. Deng et al. Magnesium, vitamin D status and mortality: results from US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001 to 2006 and NHANES III. BMC Medicine 2013. 11:187.