Aug 09 2017

***Research Article*** – “Long-term magnesium supplementation improves arterial stiffness in overweight and obese adults: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled intervention trial”

It is no secret that Magnesium is one of my favorite supplements of all times. It is helpful for chronic pain, memory and so much more… In this research article it determines whether magnesium is actually beneficial on improving cardiovascular health.

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The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of long term magnesium supplementation on arterial stiffness.

This study was a 24 week randomised, double blind, placebo controlled intervention. It involved 52 overweight and slightly obese individuals (30 men and 22 postmenopausal women) who were allocated to receive either 3 times daily magnesium (350mg/day) or placebo capsules. Both 24 hour urine collections and 24 hour blood pressure assessments were performed at both the start and the end of the study. Pulse was also measured.

What they found was that serum magnesium concentrations did not differ after 12 weeks but seemed to increase after 24 weeks.

This study concluded that a daily magnesium supplementation of 350mg for a period of 24 weeks in both overweight and obese individuals does reduce arterial stiffness and is therefore beneficial in improving cardiovascular health.

Research has been around for many years on the benefits of magnesium on blood pressure. This study just shows that after only 6 months of supplementation you are able to improve your cardiovascular health considerably. Therefore I believe it is an absolute must when it comes to people with heart issues. I am a massive fan of magnesium and use it every day. If you would like to learn about all of the other amazing things magnesium can do then you can check out my book by going to http://www.magnificentmagnesium.info and you will learn so much more…

Please note that my conclusions are just my interpretation of the study. It is not meant to discredit the authors or the study in any way.

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