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  • Milk of Magne
  • Magnesium compounds are used medicinally as common laxatives, antacids (e.g., milk of magnesia), and to stabilize abnormal nerve excitation or blood vessel spasm in such conditions as eclampsia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Magnesium absorption from the insoluble oxide and hydroxide salts (milk of magnesia) is erratic and of poorer efficiency, since it depends on the neutralization and solution of the salt by the acid of the stomach, which may not be (and usually is not) complete. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insoluble magnesium salts such as magnesium oxide or magnesium hydroxide (milk of magnesia) depend on stomach acid for neutralization before they can be absorbed, and thus are relatively poor oral magnesium sources, on average. (wikipedia.org)
  • Oxide
  • It tarnishes slightly when exposed to air, although, unlike the other alkaline earth metals, an oxygen-free environment is unnecessary for storage because magnesium is protected by a thin layer of oxide that is fairly impermeable and difficult to remove. (wikipedia.org)
  • Once ignited, such fires are difficult to extinguish, with combustion continuing in nitrogen (forming magnesium nitride), carbon dioxide (forming magnesium oxide and carbon), and water (forming magnesium oxide and hydrogen). (wikipedia.org)
  • Magnesium may also be used as an igniter for thermite, a mixture of aluminium and iron oxide powder that ignites only at a very high temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ligand of choice for large-scale manufacturers of multivitamins and minerals containing magnesium is the magnesium oxide due to its compactness, high magnesium content by weight, low cost, and ease-of-use in manufacturing. (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetes
  • Magnesium plays an important role in carbohydrate and glucose metabolism, so magnesium status can also impact the risk of diabetes. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Diabetes Association note that further evidence is needed before magnesium can be routinely used for glycemic control in patients with diabetes. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Higher magnesium intake reduces risk of impaired glucose and insulin metabolism and slows progression from pre-diabetes to diabetes in middle-aged Americans. (mercola.com)
  • 5 Researchers stated, "Magnesium intake may be particularly beneficial in offsetting your risk of developing diabetes, if you are high risk. (mercola.com)
  • Low magnesium levels in the body have been linked to diseases such as osteoporosis , high blood pressure , clogged arteries , hereditary heart disease , diabetes, and stroke. (webmd.com)
  • In a meta analysis of 13 cohort studies, 536,318 participants, and 24,516 cases of diabetes, increased magnesium intake was found to be "significantly" inversely correlated with type 2 diabetes. (dumblittleman.com)
  • Magnesium plays an important role in carbohydrate metabolism and its deficiency may worsen insulin resistance, a condition that often precedes diabetes, or may be a consequence of insulin resistance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Causes of magnesium deficiency include diet, alcohol abuse, chronic stress, poorly controlled diabetes, excessive or chronic vomiting and/or diarrhea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Low magnesium intake over time can increase the risk of illnesses, including high blood pressure and heart disease, diabetes mellitus type 2, osteoporosis, and migraines. (wikipedia.org)
  • proteins
  • Magnesium plays a role in over 300 enzymatic reactions within the body, including the metabolism of food, synthesis of fatty acids and proteins, and the transmission of nerve impulses. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The genes involved in this group of diseases all encode proteins that are involved in reabsorbing electrolytes (including magnesium) in the distal convoluted tubule of the kidney. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many of the proteins encoded by these genes play a role in the transcellular absorption of magnesium in the distal convoluted tubule. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers have now detected 3,751 magnesium-binding sites on human proteins, indicating that its role in human health and disease may have been vastly underestimated. (mercola.com)
  • Magnesium helps the body to effectively digest, absorb as well as utilize proteins, carbohydrates and fats. (hubpages.com)
  • Biological membranes are impermeable to magnesium (and other ions), so transport proteins must facilitate the flow of magnesium, both into and out of cells and intracellular compartments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Magnesium transporters are proteins that transport magnesium across the cell membrane. (wikipedia.org)
  • supplemental
  • Eating plenty of organic unprocessed foods tend to be your best bet, but since most soils have become severely depleted of nutrients, some magnesium experts believe virtually everyone needs to take supplemental magnesium. (mercola.com)
  • it is reasonable to speculate that supplemental magnesium taurate will have preventive value in the treatment of migraine. (wikipedia.org)
  • abundant
  • The manifestations of deficiency are varied yet abundant and common. (weightlossforall.com)
  • Magnesium is the ninth most abundant element in the universe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element in the Earth's crust and the fourth most common element in the Earth (after iron, oxygen and silicon), making up 13% of the planet's mass and a large fraction of the planet's mantle. (wikipedia.org)
  • Magnesium is the eleventh most abundant element by mass in the human body and is essential to all cells and some 300 enzymes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Magnesium is the eighth-most-abundant element in the Earth's crust by mass and tied in seventh place with iron in molarity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Magnesium is a relatively abundant ion in Earth's crust and mantle and is highly bioavailable in the hydrosphere. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed
  • citation needed] People being treated on an intensive care unit who have a low magnesium level may have a higher risk of requiring mechanical ventilation, and death. (wikipedia.org)
  • body's
  • Magnesium is also found in more than 300 different enzymes in your body and plays a role in your body's detoxification processes, making it important for helping to prevent damage from environmental chemicals, heavy metals, and other toxins. (mercola.com)
  • Research has found that 60 percent of those with chronic migraines have genetic changes that decrease their body's ability to metabolize magnesium, which relaxes blood vessels in the brain. (mindbodygreen.com)
  • amounts of magnesium
  • Green leafy vegetables usually contain the highest amounts of magnesium, reports the University of Maryland Medical Center. (reference.com)
  • Magnesium l-threonate is able to deliver high amounts of magnesium to the central nervous system and has in animal studies as well as human trials shown efficacy in treating cognitive impairment. (wikipedia.org)
  • presence of magnesium
  • Over 300 enzymes require the presence of magnesium ions for their catalytic action, including all enzymes utilizing or synthesizing ATP, or those that use other nucleotides to synthesize DNA and RNA. (wikipedia.org)
  • weakness
  • Magnesium deficiency can also lead to fatigue and general weakness. (hubpages.com)
  • Bacterial overgrowth and B12 deficiency (pernicious anemia) can cause micronutrient deficiencies that result in various clinical neurological manifestations, including visual changes, paresthesias, ataxia, limb weakness, gait disturbance, memory defects, hallucinations and personality and mood changes. (wikipedia.org)
  • metabolic
  • Magnesium is essential to good health, assisting in a number of important metabolic functions in the body. (weightlossforall.com)
  • A lack of magnesium will impede your cellular metabolic function and deteriorate mitochondrial function, which in turn can lead to more serious health problems. (mercola.com)
  • Adenosine monophosphate deaminase deficiency type 1, also called myoadenylate deaminase deficiency (MADD), is a recessive genetic metabolic disorder that affects approximately 1-2% of populations of European descent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Grass tetany or hypomagnesemic tetany, also known as grass staggers and winter tetany, is a metabolic disease involving magnesium deficiency, which can occur in such ruminant livestock as beef cattle, dairy cattle and sheep, usually after grazing on pastures of rapidly growing grass, especially in early spring. (wikipedia.org)
  • oxide
  • Magnesium oxide is widely available it looks cheap, but the absorption/bioavailability problem makes it unattractive: at a 3:5 ratio, an estimate of 4% absorption, a ZMA formulation of an impressive-sounding 500mg would be 500 \times \frac{3}{5} \times 0.04 = 12mg or a small fraction of RDAs for male adults like 400mg elemental. (noobstarter.com)
  • Dietary supplements can be formulated to contain several different chemical elements (as compounds), a combination of vitamins and/or other chemical compounds, or a single element (as a compound or mixture of compounds), such as calcium (as calcium carbonate, calcium citrate, etc.) or magnesium (as magnesium oxide, etc.), or iron (as ferrous sulfate, iron bis-glycinate, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • iron
  • In 1973 a trial found reduced reproduction in mice fed fluorine-deficient diets, but a subsequent investigation determined that this was due to reduced iron absorption. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • The migraine prophylaxis composition is a single dosage form comprising at least one form of elemental magnesium and at least one NSAID. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • The prophylaxis composition, comprising at least one form of elemental magnesium and a therapeutically effective concentration of acetylsalicylic acid may also provide cardiac protection and prevent cardiovascular diseases. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • According to some embodiments, a migraine prophylaxis composition includes at least one form of elemental magnesium and at least one NSAID, wherein said prophylaxis composition is a single dosage form. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • According to some embodiments, a method of preventing migraines in a patient in need thereof includes administration of a migraine prophylaxis composition, wherein the prophylaxis composition is a single dosage form comprising at least one form of elemental magnesium and at least one NSAID. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • According to some embodiments, a method of providing cardiac protection and preventing cardiovascular disease in a patient in need thereof includes administration of a prophylaxis composition, wherein the prophylaxis composition is a single dosage form comprising at least one form of elemental magnesium and a therapeutically effective concentration of acetylsalicylic acid. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • It is used to treat thyroid hormone deficiency including the severe form known as myxedema coma. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • Fluoride or fluorine deficiency is a disorder which may cause increased dental caries (or tooth decay, is the breakdown of dental tissues by the acidic products released by the "bacterial fermentation of dietary carbohydrates. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Deficiency in this nutrient during pregnancy is common, namely because of lack of seafood intake (the most bioavailable source of DHA) due to poor eating habits and concerns of mercury levels in fish during pregnancy, as well as higher requirements during foetal growth, which can lead to depletion. (noobstarter.com)