I saw the post below from Gifford-Jones, a former Canadian cardiologist who writes about health issues. He is now 94 I think and survived on heart attack about 15 or 20 years ago. I attended one of his many Canada wide presentations so I know he is real even though he uses a pseudonym.
Magnesium and Sudden Death
"Every year about 600,000 North Americans die from a sudden cardiac event. Half of these people have never been diagnosed with heart disease. So U.S. researchers tracked 88,000 women for 26 years to see if their magnesium intake was linked to their death.
Researchers discovered that those consuming the most magnesium (more than 345 milligrams a day had a 34 percent decreased risk of sudden cardiac arrest than those who consumed the least, 260 milligrams or less). And those who reported the highest amount of magnesium had a 77 percent lower risk of having a sudden cardiac arrest.
The moral? It doesn’t hurt to eat more leafy greens, whole gains, nuts and other magnesium rich foods. Since studies show that most people have decreased blood magnesium ask your health food store about magnesium tablets or consider the powder MagSense.
The two paragraphs below are part of his post:
I’m currently trying to change foolish government regulations related to natural remedies that affect all of us. The greater the number of people who sign up for medical tips helps in my negotiation. Please mention my web site and medical tips to friends
Want to learn more? Visit the W.Gifford-Jones website for other tips and a weekly article on various health issues.
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