Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Menopause and Magnesium

During menopause, estrogen levels start to decline, which means magnesium levels are also dropping. To help with a number of menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, magnesium can make a huge difference

Low magnesium intake may increase vulnerability to primary postmenopausal osteoporosis (PPMO).
Abraham GE. The calcium controversy. J .Appl Nutr 1982; 34: 69.

Also see: Osteoporosis

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