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Magnesium maintains cell membrane integrity

Mg maintains Cell membrane integrity

–   Prevents Infection of Cell

Magnesium maintains the permeability, flexibility and stability of membranes – by wearing its different “hats”, i.e.

(1) Affecting >300 enzymes

(2) Aiding ion transport across cell membranes

and (3) Being involved in fatty acid and phospholipid metabolism;

It's easy to realize that Mg deficiency would lead to a weakening of the cell membrane, thereby setting the stage for infection of the cell. Note that evidence is building to support the theory that such infections are involved in cancer.

Mg –Against Cancer

Membrane integrity affects the ability of cells to prevent calcium from accumulating inside the cells - a compromised cell membrane (or low ATP production) makes it difficult for the cell to maintain the normal concentration gradient of 10,000 times more calcium outside of cells than inside; when this happens there is increased intracellular calcium.

In vivo, magnesium deficiency increases membrane fluidity and permeability

HEATON H.W., TONGYAI S. & RAYSSIGUIER Y. (1989) : Membrane function in magnesium deficiency. In: (Ref. 2), 27-33.

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Mg - Missing Miracle Mineral


Why are we Mg-Deficient?

- Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

-Magnesium Deficiency Questionaire


Mg Functions in the Body

- Mg - Activates Vitamin D

-Mg - Alkalizing Agent

- Mg - Anti-Inflammatory

- Mg –Detoxifies Cells of Toxic Metals/Other toxins

- Mg –Regulates Calcium
Prevents soft tissue calcification

- Mg –Over 300 Enzymes

- Mg –Cell “Battery”/ATP Production

- Mg –Cell Membrane Integrity

- Mg –Antioxidant Glutathione synthesis

- Mg –Hormonal balance

- Mg –Cellular and food metabolism

- Mg –Muscle Relaxant

Mg effects on cardiac system

Mg in skeletal muscle contractions

- Mg –Calms Nerves


The Many Health Benefits of Mg

- Mg - For Bones

-Mg –Against Cancer

- Mg –Against CVD

–    Mg –Against Dental Problems

- Mg –For Mental Well-Being

-Mg –Against Diabetes

- Mg –Against Estrogen Dominance

–    Mg - Fights Infection /Immune System booster

- Mg –Dissolves Kidney Stones(calcium oxalate)

- Mg –Prevents /Alleviates Migraine

- Mg - Against Neurological/Neuromuscular Conditions

- Mg - Against Pain

- Mg - For Skin and Hair

- Mg - For Surgery


How to supplement MAGNESIUM

- Transdermal Magnesium Chloride

How to Make Magnesium Chloride Oil

Some Mg. Chloride Chemistry

-Oral Mg Supplementation

- Nebulizing/Vaporizing MgCl2

–    How much MAGNESIUM should I Supplement?


Mg Food Sources

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