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Diabetes More Costly Without Magnesium

Carolyn Dean MD ND | Sunday, August 11, 2013

A recent CME (Continuing Medical Education) course on diabetes wasn’t about treating diabetes but focused on “The Cost Burden of Diabetes.” Before I got to the content of the course I had to scroll through several pages to read the numerous financial disclosures of the 12 CME course faculty members. They had between 3-14 affiliations with pharmaceutical companies or ran their own medical consulting firms. Make no mistake, financial disclosure just makes it legal for doctors to recommend the drugs produced by the companies they work for, it doesn’t protect the public from their bias and they don’t offer any alternatives. The course began with the doctors congratulating themselves that there was a decrease in the incidence of diabetic kidney disease. And then in the next breath they said that diabetes is the leading cause of end-stage kidney disease in this country! How is that anything to be celebrated? They patted themselves on the back saying that with more aggressive secondary therapies of statins, aspirin, and blood pressure drugs there is a progressive improvement in outcomes in people with diabetes. But then agreed that the incidence of diabetes is increasing every year. The current cost for diabetes consumes over one-third of the Medicare budget. When the experts looked at the numbers they found that lo and behold, the cost of drugs was mostly responsible! DUH! As you readers probably know, magnesium deficiency is a sign of diabetes. So, the cost of drugs to treat magnesium deficiency diabetes and the magnesium deficiency created by the drugs they take, just escalates the costs and the disability. They said that the average cost per prescription, per month is over $87 for a patient with diabetes. Yet someone with diabetes is usually on at lead 6 medications. Then they blamed the increase in diabetes and its side effects to patients for not taking their drugs with a noncompliance rate of 41%. To handle noncompliance they recommended the usual fear tactics: Doctors were advised to tell their patients that if they didn’t take their medications they could suffer heart complications, stroke, kidney disease and possible amputations. When they finally got into preventing diabetes it was mostly about giving everyone metformin, an old time diabetes drug that is not even approved for the prevention of diabetes. A less expensive and safer way to prevent and treat diabetes is to optimize your magnesium levels. You can do your own clinical trial. Get your Magnesium RBC test through Request A Test, for only $49.00 and aim for a 6.0-6.5mg/dL level. Magnesium deficiency is one of the signs of diabetes but you will never find that out unless you do your own blood test because your doctor will not do it routinely. Magnesium is the one nutrient that optimizes blood sugar levels, enhances insulin secretion, allows glucose to enter cells, prevents insulin resistance and helps detoxify medications. Instead of using statin drugs and blood pressure meds for the complications of diabetes – use magnesium! Of course it’s not all about magnesium, but it’s a start. I follow up with ReMyte, a multiple mineral combination. The experts acknowledge that fatty foods and high-calorie foods are also to blame, especially when they are cheaper than healthier foods. What we have to do as a society and as individuals is demand that our farmers, grocery stores and restaurants offer healthy, organic, non GMO food. If you don’t eat those foods, then tell your farmers, grocery store manager, and restaurant owner why! We also have to make sure our family and friends know they are missing out if they don’t take magnesium and we have to look out for each other. You are in charge of your own health, not your doctor and not your government. The forms of magnesium I recommend are ReMag, Natural Calm, Magnesium Oil and Epsom Salts baths. See below for links to more information. You can also read my blogs: Diabetes Can Be Reversed and Dealing with Diabetes.

MEDIA: Tune in to W4CS Radio on Tuesday, August 13th at 2pm HT/8PM Eastern time for a Five to Thrive Live internet radio show about Building Bone Health with diet, lifestyle and dietary supplements.

LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Read The Magnesium Miracle, the best selling book on magnesium that is saving lives. Write a review on Amazon to spread the word. Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing. I now have 122 magnesium articles, audios, videos, a book and the Magnificent Magnesium Module from my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Module #14 on Magnesium from my online wellness program on my Organized Wisdom Site. Look for it under the Magnesium Files.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Email me for a discount (instead of $240, pay only $150.) To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions

Dr. Carolyn Dean, The Doctor of the Future

RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health.
WARNING: I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.

Hearts Don’t Fail, Doctors Fail

Carolyn Dean MD ND | Sunday, August 4, 2013

There appears to be an epidemic of heart failure. But, in my opinion, hearts aren’t failing; it’s doctors who are failing to treat heart disease properly. The problem begins with the name doctors use for this disease. They don’t seem to realize that declaring that a patient’s heart is failing sets the patient up for just that…failure!

A study in the July 2013 issue of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes comments on the high hospital readmission rate of heart failure patients. Researchers report that: “A million people are hospitalized with heart failure each year, and about 250 000 will be back in the hospital within a month…If we could keep even 2% of them from coming back to the hospital, that could equal a saving of more than $100 million a year.”

Heart failure is diagnosed by a combination of cardiac catheterization, CT scan or MRI and ultrasound to measure the ejection fraction of the heart.

The ejection fraction depends on the strength of the heart muscle, specifically the ventricles, to pump blood through the vast network of arteries and capillaries in the body. Did you know that the largest amount of magnesium in the body is found in the heart ventricles? Did you know that muscle cells depend on the proper balance of magnesium and calcium for proper function? If the ventricles are not ejecting blood properly my first concern would be for magnesium.

Instead doctors have a standardized treatment of 6 drugs – often sold together in blister packs so you don’t miss a dose. The drugs are for blood pressure, cholesterol, fluid retention and to push the heart to beat stronger. Rarely in the heart failure literature is there any mention of magnesium, yet all these drugs deplete your body of magnesium.

Even worse, people tell me they are afraid to take magnesium and their doctors warn them not to take magnesium in case it interferes with their medication! How has it come to the point where patients are being warned not to take something that’s as important as air, food and water because it will lessen your need for drugs? What has occurred to cause doctors to distrust necessary nutrients and prescribe drugs for life instead of short term while the body heals itself?

I’ve said this many times, especially in my Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions book. Doctors don’t learn anything about using vitamins and minerals clinically in medical school or in hospital training. Even though it’s now a fact that magnesium is responsible for the proper functioning of 700-800 enzyme systems in the body (more than the 325 I’ve reported in the past), doctors have turned a blind eye to the epidemic magnesium deficiency.

If your doctor won’t test you for it, get your own Magnesium RBC test (Request A Test) for $49.00 and aim for an optimum level of 6.0-6.5mg/dL.

If you have any questions about taking magnesium and it’s safety search my blog. The best blog is When Magnesium Makes Me Worse. Actually, that’s a trick title, magnesium doesn’t make you worse but other things you are taking may interfere with magnesium’s functions.

MEDIA:
When I spoke with journalist, Lisa Collier Cool she was suitably impressed by what she heard and she published: This Mineral Could Save Your Life, May 2013. In it she reports on two studies using IV magnesium for heart failure with very favorable results. With 5,600 Facebook forwards; I think it’s Lisa’s most popoular article.

On Life Saving Natural Cures and Natural Remedies is “Stunning Dr. Carolyn Dean Interview” where I get to speak out on a number of issues; it’s not just about magnesium!

LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing.
I now have 122 magnesium articles, audios, videos, a book and the Magnificent Magnesium Module from my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Module #14 on Magnesium from my online wellness program on my Organized Wisdom Site. Look for it under the Magnesium Files.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Email me for a discount (instead of $240, pay only $150.) To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions.

Dr. Carolyn Dean, The Doctor of the Future

RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health.
WARNING: I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.

More to Minerals than Magnesium

Carolyn Dean MD ND | Saturday, July 27, 2013

In my last blog I mentioned ReMyte and many people asked me about this mineral product. In the past 2 years, I’ve gotten into the supplement world because I’ve finally found products that work for me. After discovering a manufacturer to make ReMag (a highly concentrated, picometer-ionic magnesium), I immediately began working on a pico-ionic complex mineral combination. Nine months later we launched ReMyte, a unique and revolutionary combination of 12 important minerals. know magnesium is the most important mineral but it doesn’t stand alone; most minerals work synergistically with one another.

Minerals are ionic conductors of electrical activity. Dissolved in bodily fluids they are ready to activate nerve cells and muscle cells. They also act as necessary cofactors to regulate, effect and affect metabolism at every level of the body. They maintain body pH and allow the transfer of nutrients across cell membranes. And they are all deficient in our food supply because minerals are never used in fertilizers to replenish nutrients. Instead, farmers drug the soil with chemicals like Monsanto’s Round Up, which binds up half the minerals remaining in the soil.

The dosage of the minerals in ReMyte is relatively low, eliminating any possibility of toxicity but, because of their size, they are 100% absorbed at the cellular level making them highly effective.

ReMyte contains: the four basic electrolytes: Magnesium, Calcium, Sodium, Potassium. Boron for bone health. Copper for elasticity of blood vessels. Chromium for blood sugar balance. Iodine for thyroid support. Selenium for immune system support. Zinc for immune system regulation. Molybdenum for carbohydrate metabolism, utilization of iron, detoxification. Manganese for bone and connective tissue health and thyroid balance.

Of course these minerals have many other benefits; I’m just highlighting the most important ones. Personally, after 6 weeks on ReMyte I found I no longer needed my Armour thyroid. The minerals required to regulate the thyroid (iodine, selenium, zinc, magnesium) were doing their job and the Armour thyroid was making me feel too speedy. Not only did I drop my Armour thyroid but all the other minerals I was taking were replaced by ReMyte.

Before ReMyte I was advising people to take sea salt (which I still take) 1/8-1/4 tsp of a good sea salt in every 16 ounces of drinking water. My supplements consist of : One tsp of ReMyte a day; ReMag for my heart palpitations and leg cramps (1 tsp twice a day); ReAline (L’methionine, Taurine, B 6, B2, betaine HCL- for detox); Grown by Nature and Natural Vitality B Complex and C Complex; Grown by Nature E and Essential Fatty Acids; Prescript Assist probiotic; Blue Ice Royal for my Vit A,D,K. NOW brand Taurine and Super Enzymes. My most important formula is RnA Drops. Before RnA Drops I was taking three times the amount of supplements I do today. I’ve written about most of these products in blogs and articles and at the bottom of my emails. You can google my name and the products if you would like more information.

Recovering From a Fracture
Here is a question from a reader who says: “I just had surgery for a broken femoral neck fracture after crashing my bike. The surgeon is optimistic for full recovery but stressed the importance of blood flow in that region for complete healing. I do many of the things you recommend in your 2-year online program but are there one or two things that you might suggest that would make a real difference? At 60 years old and still competing in Triathlons, I don’t want to give up that lifestyle just yet.

I told him that I would get a Magnesium RBC test at Request A Test and make sure my levels were around 6.5mg/dL. I would use ReMag and ReMyte to get minerals directly into the bone. Eat good quality protein and lots of vegetables and no junk food. Make bone broth for calcium but don’t take calcium supplements and keep moving.

LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing. I now have 122 magnesium articles, audios, videos, a book and the Magnificent Magnesium Module from my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Module #14 on Magnesium from my online wellness program on my Organized Wisdom Site. Look for it under the Magnesium Files.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions.

Dr. Carolyn Dean, The Doctor of the Future

RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health.
WARNING: I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.

On The Road to Complete Health

Carolyn Dean MD ND | Saturday, July 20, 2013

A listener to a Payday show hosted by my husband that I participate in, wrote the following story of her success with the Completement Formulas that I work with.

She said: “I listened to the archives for the July 18, 2013 Payday, this morning. At the 37:09 minute mark on Hour One of Payday, Dr. Dean commented that, “I said all that stuff about detoxing and the lymphatic system and no one wants to comment on it?” Well, 2 days later, I do! That whole first 2 hours of the show was obviously just for me!

In Hour Two at the 18:30 minute mark, where Dr. Dean was responding to Sara about the removal of toxins from the body, Carolyn said that the upper right chest is where the lymph dumps and gathers in a holding area before removal from the body through the blood stream.

At that moment, a question I have prayed and pondered for 13 years was finally answered. When I first became ill in 2000, the real nightmare had begun on the right hand side of my chest where all of my lymph nodes, both small and large had swelled up. No medical person EVER answered my question as to what this was.

The lymph system of our bodies is NOT understood by conventional or alternative medicine. Dr. Dean’s explanation of the lymphatic system is profound and everyone needs to know how important it is.

I know you both know how incredibly amazing the RnA drops are. They fix even the unknown. I know the RnA drops literally have been eating up the waste that has been backed up in my lymph nodes.

Just this month, the lymph nodes in my groin that have been the size of golf balls and open and draining for 13 years completely healed.

The right hand side of my chest, where hundreds of lymph nodes had been swollen and aching for such a long time are almost gone! To be perfectly honest, I never thought I would heal. I even told my husband that if I died, to make sure they analyzed what was in my lymph nodes that had gotten me so sick.

I will be on the RnA drops exactly one year as of August 1st. The ReMag & ReMyte have accelerated the healing. In fact, when I put the ReMag & ReMyte in a glass of water, it sparkles like crystals. TOTALLY BEAUTIFUL!

Bob, in Hour One at the 33:50 minute mark you said we can relax because of the changes that occur with the RnA Drops even though we may not feel them right away. We lose the fear of the void, and we can get out of the contrast. And all things will pass.

I am laughing and sobbing as I write this. I have waited SO LONG to have answers to some these deep questions. So very grateful to both of you!”

Here is the archive page for the Payday Radio Show on Achieve Radio. You can listen live every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm PST and 10pm EST. The show runs for at least four hours on Tuesdays and up to 6 hours on Thursdays.

The remedies that our grateful writer is talking about are the Complement Formulas of RnA Drops, ReAline, ReMag and ReMyte. You can find out more at the RnA Drops Website. I do a 2-hour Live With Dr. Dean call in show on Mondays at 4pm on Achieve Radio.

MORE MEDIA:
The Magnesium Miracle: Changing Your Life by Getting Enough. With Patrick Timpone on One Radio Network. July 15. This is a great 80-minute interview, all about magnesium.

LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing. I now have 122 magnesium articles, audios, videos, a book and the Magnificent Magnesium Module from my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions.

Dr. Carolyn Dean, The Doctor of the Future

RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health.
WARNING: I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.

Magnesium & Blood Clots

Carolyn Dean MD ND | Friday, July 12, 2013

Blood thinners are prescribed to reduce the likelihood of small blood clots forming that may cause a heart attack or a stroke. They include medicines like aspirin, Plavix, Warfarin and two new drugs Pradaxa and Xarelto.

In The Magnesium Miracle I say, “When magnesium is low, it is unable to do its job to counteract the clotting action of calcium on the blood. Several other substances that help create blood clots are increased when magnesium is too low.”

Sludgy, thickening blood seems to be occurring in epidemic proportions and according to allopathic medicine just requires more drugs. But what about the following causes: Severe deficiency of magnesium; high levels of calcium in our food and taking calcium supplements; sugary blood; trans fat blood; dehydration; an overabundance of procedures like angioplasty and stents; and the increasing incidence of atrial fibrillation.

In “Shocking Dangers of Plavix,” Dr. Mercola reports on the death of Dr. Barbara Starfield, who I quoted in Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions. Mercola writes: “In an ironic twist of fate, Dr. Starfield, the Johns Hopkins doctor who, over a decade ago, presented the shocking evidence in JAMA that caused me to coin the phrase “doctors are the third leading cause of death in the US,” has died from fatal brain hemorrhage following a Plavix-aspirin regimen, as prescribed by her cardiologist.”

Apparently the two new drugs were designed to circumvent the risks of warfarin and Plavix, including brain hemorrhages and other dangerous bleeding. Marketers say they could become the mainstays of a therapeutic market worth at least $10 billion a year. Even the allopaths are not sure about the drug route. Dr. Alan Jacobson, at the VA healthcare system in Loma Linda, glibly stated that “The bad news is you can kill a patient as easily with the new drug as you could with the old drug.”

The nonprofit Institute for Safe Medication Practices estimated last month that 542 reports of deaths associated with Pradaxa were reported to the FDA in 2011, topping all other medicines, including warfarin, with 72 deaths.

TAKE HOME ADVICE
I don’t recommend calcium supplements. I remind people to lower their intake of sugar and trans fats, drink enough water and take enough magnesium to avoid heart disease and atrial fibrillation. To know if you have enough magnesium get your Magnesium RBC test from Request-A-Test, $49.00) and make sure your levels are around 6.5mg/dL.

MAGNESIUM MIRACLES
Here’s another magnesium testimonial. “I went to the doctor today for a routine appointment and got them to check my heart sounds (because I’ve been diagnosed with a regular irregular heart beat – which apparently is normal) but I also used to get heart palpitations at night. Well the heart palpitations stopped since I have been taking ReMag. And, today the doctor couldn’t find any evidence of my heart beat irregularity. I know I’ve had this because an ECG measured it. So basically since taking ReMag my heart beat is normal and it hasn’t been normal for a long-time…and my heart palpitations have gone!!”

LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing. I now have 122 magnesium articles, audios, videos, a book and the Magnificent Magnesium Module from my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Email me for a discount (instead of $240, pay only $150.) To stay well or recover your health begin with magnesium. Read my Magnesium Miracle book first. To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions.

Dr. Carolyn Dean, The Doctor of the Future

RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health.
WARNING: I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.

Magnesium & Alzheimer’s

Carolyn Dean MD ND | Wednesday, July 3, 2013

I received an email from a friend who interviewed me in the past about magnesium. She said that June was a DISMAL month with her elderly father requiring emergency surgery that threw him into post-operative delirium because of his Alzheimer’s. She said it was a nightmarish ordeal as he became delusional and violent and all the hospital could do was pump him full of anti-psychotic drugs, which only made things worse. Finally, she and her mother insisted that the doctors start giving him magnesium and B complex. They brought their own magnesium and B’s with them each day and gave it to him. She reported that within hours of getting him on magnesium and B’s he started to pull out of his delirium! She said “I have zero doubt it saved his life.” She said “We have also noticed that the sundowning effect of his Alzheimer’s is greatly lessened since we started him on magnesium in the afternoons.”

My friend said that “The attending doctors were all great- as much as they could be given mainstream mindsets – very loving and supportive but they couldn’t figure out WHY we thought B VITAMINS and MAGNESIUM would be of any help! This is a HUGE problem taking place in our healthcare system when information about simple nutrients is not known by our doctors.”

How much greater would our health care system be if these doctors would only learn how to use magnesium to save people’s lives!

I recently found a free book online called Magnesium in the Central Nervous System. 2011. You can read it online or print it out. This book is definitely something you can use in your “discussions” with doctors as you try to convince them to give your loved ones magnesium while they dying in hospital from magnesium deficiency!

I typed out the list of chapter titles to give you the scope of magnesium therapy for the CNS, which includes ageing, hearing loss, stroke, Parkinson’s Alzheimer’s, hyperactivity, autism, psychoses, depression, drug abuse and addiction.

Section One
Magnesium in Normal Brain
1. Free magnesium concentration in human brain
2. Intracellular magnesium homeostasis
3. Magnesium transport across the blood-brain barriers
4. Intracellular free Mg2+ and MgATP2- in coordinate control of protein synthesis and cell proliferation
5. Magnesium and the Ying-Yang interplay in apotosis
6. Brain magnesium homeostasis as a target for reducing cognitive ageing
Section 2: Magnesium in Neurological Diseases
7. The role of magnesium therapy in learning and memory
8. The role of magnesium in headache and migraine
9. Magnesium in edema and blood-brain barrier disruption
10. Magnesium and hearing loss
11. The role of magnesium in pain
12. The role of magnesium in traumatic CNS injury
13. The use of magnesium in experimental cerebral ischaemia
14. Magnesium in subarachnoid hemorrhage
15. Magnesium in clinical stroke
16. Magnesium in cancer: more questions than answers
17. Magnesium in Parkinson’s disease: an update in clinical and basic aspects
Section 3: Involvement of Magnesium in Psychiatric Diseases
18. Magnesium and Alzheimer’s disease
19. Magnesium and stress
20. Magnesium in neuroses
21. Magnesium, hyperactivity and autism in children
22. Magnesium in psychoses (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder)
23. Magnesium and major depression
24. Magnesium in drug abuse and addiction

LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing. I now have 122 magnesium articles, audios, videos, a book and the Magnificent Magnesium Module from my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions.

Dr. Carolyn Dean, The Doctor of the Future

RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health.
WARNING: I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.

Magnesium, Endurance Athletes & Atrial Fibrillation

Carolyn Dean MD ND | Wednesday, June 26, 2013

In a Medscape blog by an electrophysiology cardiologist called “Endurance Exercise and Heart Disease: Look for Clues in the Genes” it seems the good doctor has stopped looking for a proper reason for heart disease.

Yes, when all else fails – blame the genes. Researchers say that gene mutations that code for certain proteins in the tissue of the right ventricle can lead to a form of cardiomyopathy with the unwieldy name, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD). I’m convinced these names are created in a smoke-and-mirrors attempt to make doctors sound like they know something we don’t.

What they don’t seem to know, in this case, is that the highest amount of magnesium in the body is found in the heart. Once the genome project tanked we realized that genes don’t control us. Epigenetics, or the environment around genes – (read magnesium) control us! From the genome project some researchers went into the Proteome project and lo and behold discovered 3,741 magnesium receptors on human protein!

Using the “cute” byline: Trials and Fibrillations, this doctor’s far-from-cute message ignores magnesium. His article lays out the problem with ARVD and unknowingly identifies magnesium deficiency perfectly saying “Disruption of the architecture of cell-cell coupling sets up a milieu favorable for arrhythmia.” If the cells are damaged (because of magnesium deficiency) they can’t electrically couple to create the proper heart rhythm (because of magnesium deficiency). How many athletes, how many people have damaged heart cells due to magnesium deficiency making the electrical contracting ability of the heart erratic?

Other blogs by this doctor report on the Heart Rhythm Society meetings where I received The Arrhythmia Alliance Outstanding Medical Contribution to Cardiac Rhythm Management Services Award 2012, but nothing about magnesium is ever mentioned. Such remarkable bias against something as simple as magnesium for support of the heart muscle and function has reached a level of malpractice. We can only hope that a tipping point is reached with public education so that doctors will have to take note.

The writer of this blog says he can’t figure out why endurance athletes have “mysterious heart disease.” A study on rats that had a genetic predisposition to heart disease developed ARVD when stressed with exercise and the researchers immediately concluded that the genes were at fault. Lord Suffering Cats! Strenuous exercise diminishes magnesium levels and leads to heart disease by epigenetically turning on the heart disease gene.

Then our doctor mentions focal cardiomyopathy, which is heart scarring that can cause arrhythmia. He says that marathoner and Ironman studies find heart enzyme elevations and transient functional impairments of the Right and Left Ventricles. These defects mostly resolve, but some hearts develop persistent scarring. The writer ends by saying that “The answer will be found in the genes.” But it won’t, the answer is in your Magnesium RBC levels.

Just as I was getting ready to send this blog out the door I found a report on a European Heart Journal study proving conclusively that endurance athletes are at higher risk for heart arrhythmia, especially atrial fibrillation. The study followed 52,000 cross country skiers for decades in another colossal waste of money (in my opinion). But they are still clueless as to what it is about heavy exercise that causes the problem. It’s obvious to anyone who has read my book or read magnesium studies that magnesium deficiency causes heart disease in athletes.

Why waste any more time and money on useless studies? Let’s measure Mag RBC before a race and after a race and see just how much magnesium is lost. Do it yourself through Rrequest A Test for $49.00 and send me the results!

Here’s a case history by my magnesium-activist friend, Morley Robbins on the Magnesium Advocacy Facebook page.

“A couple of years before Carolyn Dean hijacked my life with her amazing book, The Magnesium Miracle, I trained for and completed the Olympic distance Triathlon in Chicago. I survived the swim (ugly, but finished it), nailed the bike (thought I was Lance…) and then was pumped to do the run, but my legs TOTALLY LOCKED UP. I panicked! I ended up having to walk half the course. Looking back, I realize that I had totally expended every free magnesium molecule in my body — save those in my heart! To this day, I thank the good Lord for letting me finish that race without collapsing while gripping my locked up chest muscle.”

Become a Magnesium Advocate!
I know many of your are already spreading the word but here are some ways you can be part of the grass roots movement that will save lives.
1. Several clients buy cases of Magnesium Miracle books and hand them out whenever anyone in their vicinity seems to be complaining about magnesium deficiency symptoms.
2. Write a review on Amazon.com for the Magnesium Miracle to encourage others to read the book.
3. Give a copy of Magnesium Miracle as your main gift for every occasion. After all, how valuable is saving a life?
4. Give a copy of Magnesium Miracle to all your doctors and health care professionals.
5. Get a Magnesium RBC test and take magnesium so your levels stay at an optimum 6.5mg/dL.
6. Share your Magnesium Miracle stories with anyone who will listen.

LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing. I now have 122 magnesium articles, audios, videos, a book and the Magnificent Magnesium Module from my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Email me for a discount (instead of $240, pay only $150.) To stay well or recover your health begin with magnesium. Read my Magnesium Miracle book first. To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions.

Dr. Carolyn Dean, The Doctor of the Future

RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health.
WARNING: I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.

Magnesium Deficiency & Yeast Overgrowth

Carolyn Dean MD ND | Friday, June 21, 2013

Just as I’m developing the theory that magnesium is not only deficient in the population but also required in “medicinal” doses to overcome the toxic waste containers that our bodies have become, a doctor with a multi-million dollar vaccine patent produces a book making outrageous anti-supplement statements and thus has become the darling of the media. The drug company mouthpiece is Dr. Paul Offit and his latest pro-drug, pro-vaccine diatribe is: Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine.

Can it get any worse? Absolutely!

If I start talking about magnesium as a “medicine”, it could be labeled as a drug and put on prescription. Since doctors learn nothing about “prescribing” supplements, drugs will continue to be used for our rampant mineral and vitamin deficiency symptoms. I’m a bit worked up about this attack on supplements because the FDA has demanded new labeling on supplements, so one of my products, ReAline, has to display the following warnings on its label.

“Warnings: Not intended for persons under the age of 18. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Consult a health care professional prior to consumption if you have any pre-existing medical conditions or are taking any prescription medication. Improper use of this product will not improve results and is potentially hazardous to a person’s health. Use only as directed.”

It sounds a bit scary, doesn’t it? But remember the following from my Death by Modern Medicine book: Dietary supplements have averaged less than 5 confirmed deaths per year over the past 25 years in the USA. Most of those relate to a single batch of genetically engineered tryptophan introduced in the late 1980’s.

And, it’s not just allopathic doctors who’ve got it all wrong. A friend wrote and said she was talking to her so-called holistic doctor about yeast overgrowth in the body and the doctor said that magnesium is the number one food for yeast so that when you are in the process of trying to kill yeast you should not take magnesium!

I couldn’t believe my ears! I wrote back. “Absolute Crap!!! I’ve never heard of such a preposterous statement!”

Basically, all organisms require all nutrients, so what are we supposed to do, starve ourselves to death in order to kill them. Ridiculous.

More importantly, “Acetaldehyde is a powerful toxic byproduct of yeast, and magnesium is required to break it down. If there isn’t enough magnesium, there can be a lot of acetaldehyde side effects. Exposure to acetaldehyde are through: alcohol consumption, Candida, exhaust from cars and trucks, and cigarette smoking.

Acetaldehyde is toxic to the brain, liver and kidney and can cause Vitamin B depletion. It also can block hormone receptors affecting the thyroid, adrenals and pituitary. Symptoms of thyroid imbalance are very common today partly because thyroid hormones, which may appear normal in blood tests can’t get inside cells because of chronic acetaldehyde poisoning. The same happens with female hormones, especially estrogen not getting into cells to do its work, whereas blood estrogen levels may be normal.

There is so much misinformation and disinformation out there I really don’t know how most people cope. I understand if you just give up! But these days, giving up on your health means asking questions of doctors who just don’t know the answers, so they make it up based on some half truth or brainwashing learned in medical school.

I’m presently writing a new book on yeast to go along with a product line that will take the guesswork out of yeast treatment. I believe that magnesium deficiency and yeast overgrowth are responsible for much of our suffering. Until my book comes out, go to The Yeast Connection Website for more information. And continue to take your magnesium!

Magnesium Miracles:
Here is today’s Magnesium miracle story from the Magnesium Advocacy Facebook page.

“My Chiropractor recommended Magnesium oil. So I tried it and OMG my pain subsided! I then read Carolyn Dean’s Book The Magnesium Miracle! It all made so much sense… I was Magnesium deficient! So I start my whole magnesium supplementing routine. Mag rich foods, oral Mag, Mag oil, mag baths, mag soap, mag shampoo etc! My friends and family started teasing me because anyone who crossed my path with a problem, bad attitude or an ugly look I would say ‘They must be magnesium deficient!.’ I finally know what it feels like to walk around without head and neck pain for the first time in my life! I’m a much more relaxed, patient person! I was able to get off of almost all medications (2 more to quit and I’m free)! I’m feeling the best I have felt in 10 years! Took my cholesterol from 268 to 170! And I’m actually maintaining my ideal weight.”

LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing. I now have 122 magnesium articles, audios, videos, a book and the Magnificent Magnesium Module from my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Email me for a discount (instead of $240, pay only $150.) To stay well or recover your health begin with magnesium. Read my Magnesium Miracle book first. To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions.

Dr. Carolyn Dean, The Doctor of the Future

RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health.
WARNING: I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.

The Future of Medicine

Carolyn Dean MD ND | Friday, June 14, 2013

I’ve recently returned from a fabulous trip back east. I lectured to a group of wonderful practitioners in Madison, WI about RnA Drops, ReMag and ReMyte. The response was amazing as practitioners began muscle testing and machine testing the products and finding them superior to any others and capable of treating all manner of disease and imbalance. I know the products are superior but this validation was extraordinary and unsolicited.

In Chicago, I spoke three times at the Health Freedom Expo and answered questions all three days at our RnA Drops booth. We had more incredible experiences as many people sampled the drops (only 3-4 drops) and reported amazing, positive reactions in their bodies that very day. Some within the hour of taking them!

Several lecturers at Expo listed all the things you shouldn’t eat (GMOs, fruit, eggs, dairy, gluten, sugar, chicken, meat as well as anything processed or cooked). They maintained that a raw diet and green drinks were the solution to poor health. I spoke on a Food Panel and said that people will end up feeling guilty when they can’t follow such a strict diet and even more guilty when they eat so-called “banned” foods. I spoke with people who were on these strict diets who had obvious symptoms of magnesium deficiency (cramps, insomnia, headaches and heart palpitations) which proves the absolute lack of magnesium in green plants.

Our booth was the only one that didn’t promote food fear. We maintain that you can take your RnA Drops, ReMag and ReMyte and ReAline and feel happy and free to eat and do whatever you want (within reason LOL) because your body is making perfect cells with the RnA Drops, using ReMag and ReMyte for structural integrity and ReAline for detoxification.

There were also practitioners on the exhibit floor who had booths from which they tested people and told them they had long lists of problems. This is similar to the fear-based approach of allopathic medicine where they “create the disease and then offer the cure.”

My approach is much different. I know that most dis-ease is caused by stress and conflict and the body tries to solve the conflict by putting the dis-ease in the body. (Total Biology) I believe our bodies are perfect but we just don’t realize it. I believe that our cells strive for this perfection but may be lacking the right building blocks. I also believe that our bodies, which have adapted to all manner of changes in the environment for millennia, should be able to adapt to the bad food, chem trails, radiation, fluoride and chlorine and the 50,000 other chemicals we’ve developed. A tall order? Maybe so, but I’d rather perfect my cells and allow my body to adapt rather than live in a haze of fear for the next 100 years. And what I’m learning I’m passing on! You can read more in my article for Natural News called: Programming RNA: The Future of Medicine.

Magnesium Stories
Here’s a short note from a dentist whose seizures are under control after several surgeries for epilepsy with seizure medication and magnesium. He says “What’s remarkable is that seizures were not a part of my life post-surgically (1982) until I lost 85 pounds in 3 months (1998) and took too much Vitamin D (2011). I had a close call a couple of months ago 2 hours after I had a flu shot and tetanus shot simultaneously, but taking extra magnesium stopped a full-blown seizure from coming on. These stressors had to be quite powerful for them to overwhelm the properties of the medication and magnesium.

I told him to get a Magnesium RBC test to see if he was indeed saturated with magnesium. It’s likely he is not, so he has no reserve for stressful events. You can get your own test through Request-A-Test for $49.00. But remember, you are looking for an optimum level of 6.5mg/dL.

LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Email me for a discount (instead of $240, pay only $150.) To stay well or recover your health begin with magnesium. Read my Magnesium Miracle book first. To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions.

Dr. Carolyn Dean, The Doctor of the Future

RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health.
WARNING: I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.

Fluoride Kills Magnesium

Carolyn Dean MD ND | Saturday, May 25, 2013

On April 7th, 1997, the USDA stated that all fluoride toothpastes sold in the U.S. must carry a poison warning on the label. It reads: “WARNING: Keep out of reach of children under 6 years of age. If you accidentally swallow more than used for brushing, seek professional help or contact a poison control center immediately.”

A tube of commercial toothpaste contains twice the amount of fluoride to kill a child: 143 mg in each tube. The killing dose for a 2-yr old is 60mg. For a 9-yr old it’s 120mg.

I’m bringing this to your attention because today I found a Children’s Chewable Multi-Vitamin with Fluoride that a child can chew and swallow. With 1mg fluoride per tablet and 100 in a bottle the accumulated dose is 100mg. And fluoride does accumulate in the body.

Make no mistake about it, fluoride is poisonous. Yet, most water supplies are treated with fluoride based on a faulty study that claimed children had fewer dental cavities in areas where fluoride was naturally high in the water.

You can read 10 Fluoride Facts on the Fluoride Action Network website.

When I wrote Magnesium Heals Cipro Damage I was warning people that fluoride is in about 50% of prescribed drugs making them extra toxic in they way they disrupt magnesium biological processes. But I didn’t put enough emphasis on the Fluoride-Magnesium Interaction. In that article are the following facts:

1. “Fluoride ion clearly interferes with the biological activity of magnesium ion.” And since magnesium does so much in the body, the side effects are often too widespread to recognize or even quantify.

2. One of the prime locations of possible fluoride (F) and magnesium (Mg) interactions is the intestines. The increased F supply reduces intestinal Mg resorption, owing to high chemical affinity of both elements and production of MgF+ and MgF2.” When I read this, I realized that’s another reason why ReMag in it’s Pico-Ionic form works so well because it’s absorbed directly into the cells and doesn’t reach the intestines and therefore is not inhibitied in its activity by fluoride. Fluoride levels are rising because it’s in our drinking water and in everything made or mixed with water.

3. “The toxic effect of fluoride ion plays a key role in acute Mg deficiency.” This means if someone is already magnesium deficient, fluoride toxicity is more pronounced. That’s why some people are damaged by the antibiotic Cipro and others aren’t.

4. “Mg deficiency in plants may limit synthesis of chlorophyll, on which photosynthesis depends. Therefore, supplementation of Mg protects plants against toxic effects of fluoride compounds.” I’ve noticed a huge improvement in my outdoor plants since I’ve been applying magnesium to counteract the effect of fluoride in the water.

5. “Mg deficiency in animals reduces production of energy, relevant to the Mg-ATP system. Reduction of ATP levels affects in an unfavourable way many metabolic processes connected with the action of ATP (eg, metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, and active transport).” That statement speaks for itself.

6. “In summary, it can be stated that in intoxication with fluorine compounds, magnesium plays a protective role by countering and reducing the toxic effects of F.” Someone once asked me why she should spend money to take magnesium when it was just counteracted by fluoride! That’s like saying we shouldn’t bother eating because we just get hungry again. Magnesium will protect us against the toxic effects of fluoride and many other toxins.

Avoiding sugar and brushing your teeth after carbs and soda do much more for your teeth than fluoride. Even if fluoride gave some minor reduction in cavities it’s not worth it once you realize fluoride in any form kills magnesium.

LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing. I now have 122 magnesium articles, audios, videos, a book and the Magnificent Magnesium Module from my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Email me for a discount (instead of $240, pay only $150.) To stay well or recover your health begin with magnesium. Read my Magnesium Miracle book first. To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions.

Dr. Carolyn Dean, The Doctor of the Future

RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health.
WARNING: I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.

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