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Magnesium Mitigates Heart Disease Risk

Posted Jul 03 2013 10:09pm
Posted on July 2, 2013, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Minerals
Magnesium Mitigates Heart Disease Risk

In that a deficit of magnesium increases the risk of cardiac arrhythmias, Liana C Del Gobbo, from the Harvard School of Public Health (Massachusetts, USA), and colleagues studied whether circulating levels of magnesium influence the risk of cardiovascular diseases.  The researchers reviewed completed a meta-analysis of 16 clinical studies involving a total of 313,041 subjects. The data revealed that for every 0.2 mmol/L increment in circulating magnesium, a 30% lower risk of cardiovascular disease resulted. Observing that: " Circulating and dietary magnesium are inversely associated with [cardiovascular disease] risk,” the study authors urge for “clinical trials to evaluate the potential role of magnesium in the prevention of with [cardiovascular disease]and [ischemic heart disease]”.

Liana C Del Gobbo, Fumiaki Imamura, Jason HY Wu, Marcia C de Oliveira Otto, Stephanie E Chiuve, Dariush Mozaffarian.  “Circulating and dietary magnesium and risk of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.” Am J Clin Nutr., July 2013.

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