Category Archives: Magnesium

Dietary Magnesium and Mood Disorders

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Magnesium Deficiency and Depression

Magnesium is an important trace mineral required for human and animals health. Magnesium is required in gram amounts in the diet of a typical human, but many individuals fail to achieve this intake. Further, high intakes of other minerals such … Continue reading

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Magnesium to Treat Depression in the Elderly?

A number of clinical studies have observed the ability of dietary magnesium supplements to effectively and rapidly treat depression in humans. The reason for this is not fully understood but may relate to the ability of magnesium to cause relaxation … Continue reading

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Is Magnesium Deficiency a Cause of Depression?

Magnesium is an essential macromineral required for normal human metabolic function and in this role is required for correct function of over 300 different enzymes. A role for magnesium in brain health has been identified and deficiencies of magnesium affect … Continue reading

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Minerals That Affect the NMDA Receptor

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Magnesium: The Mood Stabilising Mineral

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Magnesium for Mood Disorders?

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Magnesium Monotherapy for Anxiety and Depression

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Calcium Supplements: Do They Lower Blood Pressure?

When discussing minerals and blood pressure the mineral that is usually mentioned in sodium. The relationship between sodium and blood pressure is more complex than is often considered. Most medical experts claim that as sodium intake increases, blood pressure also … Continue reading

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Magnesium For Cardioprotection

Magnesium is a macromineral in human nutrition. This means it is needed in gram amounts in the diet. Magnesium is a divalent cation and works along side other divalent cations, particularly calcium, at maintaining normal cellular homeostasis. In particular, magnesium … Continue reading

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