Magnesium is needed for ore than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heartbeat steady, and helps bones remain strong. It also helps adjust blood glucose levels.
Three Life Essentials: Water, Oxygen, Magnesium Magnesium occurs in various compounds in nature. The mineral plays a major role in our energy balance and in more than 325 known enzymatic processes. Like water and oxygen the human body naturally needs magnesium every day while it does not have a proper system for buffering this material.
Scientific Publications by the World's top Magnesiologists Human Magnesiology Serious concern about increasing Ca / Mg ratio Too much calcium and too little magnesium in Western diet Read the alarming article by Andrea Rosanoff
Magnesium is necessary for every cell of your body and helps to protect your DNA to stand the test of time. High amounts of coffee and stress increase the chance that your body will not hold on to enough of this important mineral.
Millions of people use antacids daily. Some patients do develop a serious hypomagnesaemia resulting in muscle cramps, diabetes and even cardiovascular diseases. Anke Lameris, PhD investigated the molecular mechanism responsible for the side effect of drugs like omeprazole. She successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled "Divalent Digestion: Insight in Intestinal Iontransport" on Feb 4th 2014 at the Radboud University, in the Netherlands.