Magnesium – Heart Health

Magnesium is a popular food supplement recommended by CAM Providers to help the body deal with many health concerns. The article identifies the importance of this mineral intake and its association with arterial calcification. It may play a contributing role in protecting against stroke and fatal coronary heart disease.

A recent study as published in the Journal ‘JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging’ addresses the benefits of magnesium intake and its association with Coronary Artery Calcification (CAC). As we are aware, its deficiency can lead to many adverse health conditions. The article specifically outlines its importance in heart health. Magnesium supplementation is best achieved under the guidance of a suitable CAM Provider, where individual needs can be monitored and assessed.

Reference: Adela Hruby PhD, MPH , Christopher J. O’Donnell MD, MPH , Paul F. Jacques ScD , James B. Meigs MD, MPH , Udo Hoffmann MD, MPH, Nicola M. McKeown PhD, Magnesium Intake Is Inversely Associated With Coronary Artery Calcification: The Framingham Heart Study, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2014.

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