Magnesium Supplements Show Potential Anti-Inflammatory Effects

MagnesiumA new meta-analysis found supplementing with Magnesium may reduce levels of inflammatory biomarkers.

11 randomized controlled trials were used for this meta-analysis which was designed to study how plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) was affected by oral Magnesium supplementation.  CRP is an established marker of inflammation and is high in individuals with chronic inflammation.  Researchers found individuals with elevated CRP levels at the start of the trials who supplemented with Magnesium saw a significant reduction in CRP levels over the length of the studies.

Magnesium is an important and often overlooked mineral.  It is involved in over 300 enzymatic processes in the body including but not limited to keeping bones strong, supporting a healthy immune function, keeping the heart rhythm study and helping maintain normal nerve and muscle function.  Between 70% – 80% of the population in the United States does not intake the recommended daily dose of Magnesium.

More studies are warranted.



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