Pharmaceuticals lower magnesium levels

Drug/Substance
Nutrients Depleted

Antibiotics
Vitamins A, B-12, C, E, K, Biotin, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium

Chelators
Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc

Anticonvulsants
Vitamins B-2, B-12, C, F, K, Folic Acid, Calcium, Magnesium

Antidiabetics (Oral)
Vitamins B-2, B-12, C, D, Folic Acid

Antihistamines
Vitamin C
Aspirin
Calcium, Folic Acid, Iron, Potassium, Vitamins C, B Complex

Other drugs or substances that cause loss of body magnesium:
Cocaine
Beta-adrenergic agonists (for asthma)
Corticosteroids (CS) (for asthma)
Theophylline (for asthma)
Diuretics
Thiazide
Phosphates (found in cola drinks)
Nicotine
Insulin
Alcohol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public that prescription proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs may cause low serum magnesium levels (hypomagnesemia) if taken for prolonged periods of time (in most cases, longer than one year). Information about the potential risk of low serum magnesium levels from PPIs will be added to the WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS sections of the labels.

www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/pharmaceuticals-drive-magnesium-levels-lower

Dr.Axe: Should you be taking magnesium supplements?

A magnesium deficiency can cause significant symptoms. Some of the most prominent magnesium deficiency symptoms include:
hypertension (high blood pressure) and cardiovascular disease
kidney and liver damage
peroxynitrite damage that can lead to migraine headaches, multiple sclerosis, glaucoma or Alzheimer’s disease
nutrient deficiencies, including vitamin K, vitamin B1, calcium and potassium
restless leg syndrome
worsened PMS symptoms
behavioral disorders and mood swings
insomnia and trouble sleeping
osteoporosis
recurrent bacterial or fungal infections due to low levels of nitric oxide or a depressed immune system
tooth cavities
muscle weakness and cramps
impotence
eclampsia and preeclampsia

draxe.com/magnesium-supplements/

Dr. Carolyn Dean: Why Magnesium is important for your health

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In her book, “The Magnesium Miracle”, Dr. Carolyn Dean offers a more scientific look at the five high level functions of Magnesium:
Catalyze most chemical reactions in the body.
Produce and transport energy.
Synthesize protein.
Transmit nerve signals.
Relax muscles.
Dr. Dean provides a more technical explanation summarized below:
Magnesium is a cofactor for enzyme ATP, a main source of energy in our cells.
Magnesium is an important membrane stabilizing agent.
Magnesium is required for the structural integrity of numerous body proteins, nucleic acids. Magnesium is a cofactor for the enzyme guanosine triphosphatase, phospholipase C, adenylate cyclase, guanylate cyclase.
Magnesium is required cofactor for the activity of hundreds of enzymes.
Magnesium is a direct regulator of ion channels, most notably of the other key electrolytes, calcium, sodium, and potassium.
Magnesium is an important intracellular signaling molecule itself.
Magnesium is a modulator of oxidate phosphory.
Magnesium is intimately involved in nerve conduction and muscle function.

www.fireitupwithcj.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-magnesium/

h/t White Wolf Waking

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