Product Description: Magnesium is an essential nutrient, indispensable to your health and well-being. By adding this mineral to your diet, you are guarding against - and helping to alleviate - such threats as heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression, arthritis, and asthma. But despite magnesium's numerous benefits, many Americans remain dangerously deficient. Updated with the newest research, this amazing guide explains the vital role that magnesium plays in your body and life. Inside you will discover:
*New and more efficient ways your body can absorb magnesium.
*A brand-new magnesium-rich eating plan, as delicious as it is healthy.
*The essential role magnesium plays in lowering cholesterol.
*Information on the link between magnesium and obesity.
*Why other nutrients, including calcium, need magnesium in order to work effectively.
*Vitamins and mineral that work with magnesium to treat specific ailments.
The Magnesium Miracle, now more than ever, is the ultimate guide to a mineral that is truly miraculous.
Additional Info: Originally published as The Miracle of Magnesium.
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Date Published: 2007
Edition: Revised Paperback Edition
Table of Contents: Foreword to the First Edition: vii
Author's Note to the Revised Edition: xi
Part One: The History of Magnesium
1. The Case for Magnesium: 5
2. Magnesium: The Missing Mineral: 23
Part Two: Magnesium-Deficient Conditions
3. Anxiety and Depression: 45
4. Migraines and Pain: 59
5. Strokes, Head Injury, and Brain Surgery: 74
6. Cholesterol and Hypertension: 84
7. Magnesium and Heart Disease: 99
8. Obesity, Syndrome X, and Diabetes: 117
9. PMS, Dysmenorrhea, and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: 132
10. Infertility, Pregnancy, Preeclampsia, and Cerebral Palsy: 140
11. Osteoporosis and Kidney Stones: 148
Part Three: The Research Continues
12. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: 166
13. Environmental Illness: 180
14. Asthma: 191
15. Health and Longevity: 197
Part Four: Testing and Supplements
16. Magnesium Requirements and Testing: 213
17. A Magnesium Eating Plan: 224
18. Magnesium Supplementation and Homeopathic Magnesium: 239
Magnesium Content of Common Foods: 255
Calcium Content of Common Foods: 257
About the Author: Carolyn Dean, M.D., N.D., has been in the forefront of health issues for twenty-eight years. She holds a medical license in California and is a graduate of the Ontario Naturopathic College and a former board member of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Dean has authored and co-authored twelve books on the latest health issues of concern to the public. She is a consultant to Total Health for Longevity, First for Women, and Natural Health. She frequently has articles and interviews in various health magazines and appears on radio and television.
Dr. Carolyn Dean is both a medical doctor and naturopathic doctor who assists individuals with all types of illness at any stage or degree of severity. Dr. Dean specialized in managing and healing often misdiagnosed and chronic conditions, such as digestive problems, hormone imbalances, recurring infection, irritable bowel syndrome, widespread inflammation, allergies, anxiety, fibromyalgia, mood swings, chronic fatigue syndrome, fluid retention, lost vitality, and many other conditions that often remain unresolved. For most patients, Dr. Dean assists in halting disease progression and preventing symptoms from worsening. Feeling better and regaining a former state of better health are attainable goals in many cases. Dr. Dean offers private, customized Consultations for Health by phone. You can reach Dr. Dean at www.carolyndean.com.