MAG-pie Alert!… #15 TOXICITY OF IRON: Be the 1st on your block to figure this out & STOP using Iron-enriched anything, STOP taking Iron supplements, & STOP ignoring your Ceruloplasmin (Cp) status. <<

March 6, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #15 TOXICITY OF IRON Things that go *BUMP* in the night… My guess is we are going to see MORE & MORE of this “Iron’s the BAD guy…” research in the coming decade. Be the 1st on your block to figure this out & STOP using Iron-enriched anything, STOP taking Iron supplements, & […]

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MAG-pie Alert!… #14 TOXICITY OF IRON: Continuing with my theme of Iron Overload as the TRUE source of MOST, if not ALL, chronic disease, here is an IMPORTANT & PENETRATING look into the ORIGIN of ALL Neurodegenerative conditions: Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS, ALS, etc.

February 29, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #14 TOXICITY OF IRON Continuing with my theme of Iron Overload as the TRUE source of MOST, if not ALL, chronic disease, here is an IMPORTANT & PENETRATING look into the ORIGIN of ALL Neurodegenerative conditions: Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS, ALS, etc. http://www.jneurosci.org/content/31/37/13301.full.pdf Again, these are NOT medical diseases… These ARE clear signs of […]

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MAG-pie Alert!… #13 TOXICITY OF IRON: If the Sun is the “center” of our Universe, I’m coming to regard Ceruloplasmin as the “Sun” of our universe of metabolic activity.

February 28, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #13 TOXICITY OF IRON By the end of THIS, you’ll be begging for more, AND lamenting the cramping in your “Hang 10!” Toes!… 😉 I realize that the vast majority of folks frequenting Facebook site are simply looking for “answers” to their ailments. I get that, truly I do, and it’s why I […]

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MAG-pie Alert!… #12 TOXICITY OF IRON: OK, know anybody who’s struggling with Arrhythmias?

February 26, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #12 TOXICITY OF IRON OK, know anybody who’s struggling with Arrhythmias?… Yeah, me, too!… 🙂 Well, it just got REAL interesting when I happened upon this gem of an article: http://m.circ.ahajournals.org/content/100/6/675.full.pdf It turns out that EXCESS Iron is now recognized as the source of “arrhythmogenesis” (silly way of saying: creates arrhythmias…). The LAST […]

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MAG-pie Alert!… #11 TOXICITY OF IRON

February 23, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #11 TOXICITY OF IRON Ordinarily, I wouldn’t burden you with a Doctoral Dissertation — especially one from Hong Kong — but there are MANY who wonder where “disease” comes from… Right?… Aren’t we ALL curious about that?… And if you STILL believe Pasteur’s “Germ Theory” is the truth, this paper will MAKE YOUR […]

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MAG-pie Alert!… #10 TOXICITY OF IRON: please ask your doctor, and yourself, WHY they are using Ferritin — that expresses NORMAL in Iron Overload conditions — a storage protein to assess metabolic “Iron status?

February 22, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #10 TOXICITY OF IRON Please read the LAST sentence of this Abstract SLOOOOOOWLY: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/870791 Then, please ask your doctor, and yourself, WHY they are using Ferritin — that expresses NORMAL in Iron Overload conditions — a storage protein to assess metabolic “Iron status?” This study, that is now considered “Ancient history,” should send […]

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MAG-pie Alert!… #9 TOXICITY OF IRON: Why Mg Man has “lost it,” & is obsessing over Iron and the PROPER management of Iron

February 22, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #9 TOXICITY OF IRON Why Mg Man has “lost it,” & is obsessing over Iron and the PROPER management of Iron: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/18280258/ Please know, there are 3,571 proteins that REQUIRE Maggie to do their work… And despite the distorted Iron blood tests & faulty interpretation of Iron status, we are MAG-nets — from […]

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MAG-pie Alert!… #8 TOXICITY OF IRON

February 22, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #8 TOXICITY OF IRON For those seeking the TRUTH, please read JUST the last sentence of this Article Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8907021 “These results suggest that magnesium-deprived rats have abnormal iron metabolism losing homeostatic regulation of plasma iron, and magnesium deficient rats with dietary iron overload may be used as an experimental hemochromatosis model.” We […]

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MAG-pie Alert!… #7 TOXICITY OF IRON: A deficiency of Ceruloplasmin (Cp) is one of the earliest manifestations of Copper deficiency

February 22, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #7 TOXICITY OF IRON To any & ALL still thinking that Mo’ Iron is the “best” way to treat Iron Anemia, PLEASE READ the following: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC297366/pdf/jcinvest00244-0126.pdf Please do NOT be fooled by OR afraid of the “1968” publication date. That is a full twenty years BEFORE BIG Pharma took control of bench medical […]

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MAG-pie Alert!… #6 TOXICITY OF IRON: it’s the BOOKENDS of Iron that will KILL your metabolism…

February 22, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #6 TOXICITY OF IRON Please read: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/…/articles/P…/pdf/jcbn-48-46.pdf Once again, it’s the BOOKENDS of Iron that will KILL your metabolism… It is Ceruloplasmin that REGULATES the Iron proteins… NOT MORE IRON! A votre sante! MORLEY M. ROBBINS

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MAG-pie Alert!…#5 TOXICITY OF IRON: The underlying pathogenic event in Oxidative Stress is cellular iron mismanagement

February 16, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!…#5 TOXICITY OF IRON At the risk of beating a “dead” horse… “The underlying pathogenic event in Oxidative Stress is cellular iron mismanagement.”… (Thompson, K.I. et al (2001) “Iron & Neurologic Disorders.” Brain Research Bulletin, 55: 155-164) For those seeking the granular TRUTH of how Iron is “MANAGED” inside our cells and inside our […]

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MAG-Pie Alert!… #4 TOXICITY OF IRON: Here’s a MUST read by Kate Clancy who de-bunks the popular MYTH that women engaged in menses will have/develop “iron-deficient anemia…”

February 10, 2016

MAG-Pie Alert!… #4 TOXICITY OF IRON Here’s a MUST read by Kate Clancy who de-bunks the popular MYTH that women engaged in menses will have/develop “iron-deficient anemia…” … http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/context-and-variation/ http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/context-and-variation/ httpblogsscientificamericancomcontext-and-variation20110727iron-deficiency-anemia/ Nothing could be FAAAAAARTHER from the truth. And if your doctor truly believes that being female = IDA (iron deficiency anemia), that may be […]

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MAG-pie Alert!!! #3 TOXICITY OF IRON: Why Mg Man has “lost it,” & is obsessing over Iron and the PROPER management of Iron

February 2, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #3 TOXICITY OF IRON Why Mg Man has “lost it,” & is obsessing over Iron and the PROPER management of Iron: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/18280258/ Please know, there are 3,571 proteins that REQUIRE Maggie to do their work… And despite the distorted Iron blood tests & faulty interpretation of Iron status, we are MAG-nets — from […]

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MAG-pie Alert!… #2 TOXICITY OF IRON: THINGS THAT GO “BUMP” IN THE NIGHT…

January 27, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #2 TOXICITY OF IRON https://www.researchgate.net/…/11/3171S.full.pdf+html THINGS THAT GO “BUMP” IN THE NIGHT… My advice, grab your seatbelt… this is likely going to be a brief, bumpy, and bewitching ride… As many of you know, I got into this wacky world of nutrition because I was convinced everyone simply had a Mg-deficiency — thus […]

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MAG-pie Alert!!! #1 TOXICITY OF IRON – ALL manner of Pathogens, bacterial, fungal, viral, mycotoxin, etc., MUST HAVE IRON TO FLOURISH & GROW

January 19, 2016

MAG-pie Alert!… #1 TOXCITY OF IRON It has taken much of 2015 to fully process the MANY stellar studies reviewed on the TOXICITY OF IRON: http://www.healtheiron.com/iron-infection Brace yourself! You will not enjoy what this article has to say… ALL manner of Pathogens, bacterial, fungal, viral, mycotoxin, etc., MUST HAVE IRON TO FLOURISH & GROW…. And where do they find […]

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Announcing “Musings from MAG” Volume 1

August 3, 2015

Hello MAG-pies… I’m very pleased to announce the publishing of my new eBook, Musings from MAG, Volume 1. It all began with a compilation of notes, which quickly turned in to 300 pages, touching on over 70 issues that stem from mineral imbalances. I soon realised this was fast becoming more than just a set of notes. […]

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Vitamin-D deficiency = Mg deficiency. Period.

November 15, 2014

It is my fervent “D”ream that this be my LAST blog on the relentless “D”ebate on Hormone-D… “Hope springs eternal!,” as my consultant mentor, Jerry McManis, used to say… As a teaser, let me borrow the Introduction from a wonderfully insightful, contemporary (2013) and brief (2 pgs), article by Armin Zittermann on this vital issue: […]

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The Copper Conundrum…

September 7, 2014

Ah, yes… Copper is indeed a “conundrum…” co·nun·drum kəˈnəndrəm/ noun noun: conundrum; plural noun: conundrums a confusing and difficult problem or question. “one of the most difficult conundrums for the experts” It seems like we can’t live with Copper, and certainly can’t live without it… This alleged “demonic” mineral drives 30+ enzymes that are incredibly […]

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Let’s Tip Our Hat to Maggie, NOT Monopoly…

August 21, 2014

  Dear MAG-pies… As we close in on having 16,000 members in our midst, I thought that I’d share some intriguing quotations, some tried & true, but also some new…   “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” “Ας το φάρμακο είναι τα τρόφιμα και τα τρόφιμα σου είναι ότι το φάρμακο” […]

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Robin Williams suffered from a Magnesium deficiency?…

August 12, 2014

The world has lost a treasured icon this week (8/11/14) with the shocking departure of Robin Williams (1951-2014). Few of us alive today have not been graced by his gift for outrageous humor, and yet we have also been moved by his talent as a dramatic actor. Who here didn’t think he deserved the Oscar […]

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Ascorbic Acid Causes Copper Deficiency?… Huh?!?…

May 8, 2014

OK, where, oh where are we headed today?… Some of you (actually several hundred of you…) saw and commented on my Cinco de Mayo MAG Post re the importance of using wholefood Vitamin-C COMPLEX and foregoing Ascorbic Acid… And for those that may have missed it, here’s the permalink to that thread: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MagnesiumAdvocacy/search/?query=Vitamin%20C%20COMPLEX# On many, […]

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Testing is Key to Hormone-D!

February 2, 2014

Yes, this is what ALL the controversy is about with Hormone-D… getting from one state to the next! The molecule on the Left is Calcidiol, aka 25(OH)D or the “Storage” form of the Hormone. The molecule on the Right is Calcitriol, aka 1,25(OH)2 D3 or the “Active” form of the Hormone. And you can’t get […]

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The Truth of Hormone-D…

January 22, 2014

Recently, one of the MAG-pies asked me about the “real” story on “Vitamin-D…” Here are my unabashed comments to stimulate your neurons and hopefully nutritional sanity… “Chances are you have very little valid information about your “true” mineral status… Serum measurements are NOT valid, as serum is “extracellular…” RBC measurements are QUITE valid (because they […]

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Giving Thanks!

November 27, 2013

“If the only prayer you say is “Thank You…” it will be enough.” — Meister Eckert (1260-1327) Thankful… Thanksgiving is, by far, my most favored of holidays! It’s a time we can all step off the hamster wheel for a day and truly reflect on the many, many blessings we effectively overlook the other 364 […]

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The Theory AND the Calculator are FLAWED… imho…

November 18, 2013

NY Times November 17, 2013 Risk Calculator for Cholesterol Appears Flawed By GINA KOLATA Available at http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/18/health/risk-calculator-for-cholesterol-appears-flawed.html?hp&_r=1&pagewanted=all& Last week, the nation’s leading heart organizations released a sweeping new set of guidelines for lowering cholesterol, along with an online calculator meant to help doctors assess risks and treatment options. But, in a major embarrassment to the […]

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Is the Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis Inside or Outside the Cell?

November 8, 2013

Recently one of the MAG-pies (Louise from Ireland…) posed a question about what the HTMA reveals, particularly in contrast to a Red Blood Cell test of the mineral.  The starting point is to know what the HTMA test is showing in the way of  minerals: specifically, are they intracellular elements, or are they extracellular elements?  […]

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Magnesium supports the Adrenals & Thyroid…

August 27, 2013

“ATP is synonymous with life…” — Andrew Kim I love this picture! And we’ve all been there, right?… Unfortunately. OK, so many moons ago I promised an article on the Adrenals & Thyroid. I could say that I was too tired to write it, but then the MAG-pies would vote me off the Island — […]

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Magnesium deficiency causes Epigenetic Stress!

August 6, 2013

In a recent FB thread, several MAG-pies were commenting on the notable rise of missing enzymes, esp. those that are key to methylation and sulphation (i.e. MTHFR and CBS) It’s a timely and important topic… Here’s a summary of some of my Mg-oriented observations that are worth understanding as it relates to this cultural metabolic […]

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Ameer Rosic chats with Magnesium Man!

July 22, 2013

Several months ago, I had the pleasure of connecting with Ameer Rosic, FDN. He’s a very hip, and outrageously ripped wellness coach/trainer in Canada who delights in helping clients with their sleep. Which is most entertaining, as he must never do so given how active and dynamic he is!… He’s a huge fan of Magnesium […]

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Randy Travis suffers from Magnesium deficiency…

July 9, 2013

In less than a week, another global celebrity, Randy Travis, is challenged by “heart disease…” What another supreme tragedy, and had it not been for one of our regular MAG-pie posters, I would never have known about it, nor fully understood how “Viral Cardiomyopathy” (VC) is related to Magnesium deficiency… Huh?… You’ve got to be […]

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James Gandolfini died of Magnesium deficiency…

July 3, 2013

We have lost a gifted actor, his wife has lost her loving partner, and his two children have lost their “hero!” Most of all, we have lost, yet again, an opportunity to shed new light on what really causes “heart disease…” Let me explain this further. Here are some of the leading headlines alerting us […]

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Magnesium — 800 enzymes…

July 1, 2013

One of the newer and more scientifically inclined MAG-pies recently declared that our “benefactor” Magnesium is involved in 700-800 enzyme reactions — more than doubling the oft-quoted Internet babble that “Magnesium is involved in 300 enzyme reactions…”                       It’s a number that has become a caricature of this […]

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Magnesium, Stress & Heart Disease…

June 28, 2013

Ahhhhh… Another day, another chance to clear the air about what REALLY causes so-called “heart disease…” Today’s assault on our sanity comes from a group of researchers from France writing about the impact that “Stress!” AND the perception of “Stress!” has on our chance of a heart attack. OMg! Published in the online edition of […]

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Magnesium and Inflammation

June 27, 2013

There’s an increasing amount of attention being paid to Inflammation. And for good reason… it’s the silent precursor to most, if not all, chronic disease. But with increasing frequency, articles are hyping its presence and steps to take to manage it — but are acting like it’s coming from Mars… Not quite the case as […]

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Magnesium Sulfate & Pregnancy…

June 24, 2013

One of our MAG-pies brought this important article  to my attention — which had the following headline: FDA: Drug used to stop early labor can pose serious risks to babies Now that’s attention getting, eh?!?… For those that might be wondering: this issue about Mg posing a risk is utter rubbish! Please keep in mind, […]

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Adrenal Fatigue or Aldosterone Excess? Hmmm…

June 21, 2013

One of my Starbuck’s buddies, Roger, recommended years ago that I watch “Mr. Saturday Night” with Billy Crystal http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104928/ If you haven’t seen it, it’s a classic show that deserves more stars…  The star of the show is former comedian, Buddy Young, who was famous for building up the joke from the right field, and […]

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Stress, Magnesium, and Cortisol? A connection?…

June 20, 2013

“Stress!” It’s a ubiquitous part of life, right?… We’ve all felt that agonizing sensation in our gut when a deadline starts to loom, when our creditors start terrorizing us for more timely payments, when we have a fight with our spouse or significant other, when our car breaks down at the worst possible moment… And […]

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What exactly does Stress have to do with Magnesium?…

June 20, 2013

It’s ubiquitous… Everyone is consumed with “Stress!” and it’s devastating affect on our body… And we all are being schooled to know that “Stress!” triggers the release of Cortisol — the Master Stress Hormone. Keep in mind, this very process has been going on inside our Ancestors’ bodies for 6 million years, give or take […]

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Sugar Causes Heart Disease… What?!?…

June 17, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013 started with my good friend Kevin Cottrell asking me to comment on this Infographic, particulary for a colleague who was worried about being pre-diabetic… This was my response… “Stress!” causes Mg Loss. Period. As Kevin notes above, the greater your # of “Stressors!”  the greater your Mg Burn Rate (or MBR). […]

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Mg deficiency affects MTHFR? Really?…

May 23, 2013

I’ve often wondered in the last few years why Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, “the Dean of Magnesium” has a fascination with Yeast Infections… Well, a post on the Magnesium Advocacy FB page by one of our MAG-pies, Angela Meister, (May 17th, at 8:45am) prompted me to look deeper into the MTHFR gene mutation issue, and […]

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Heart Disease? Take ANYTHING but Magnesium!…

May 2, 2013

Be still my heart… And now we’re told by yet another “top cardiologist” to take a supplement to address our “heart disease.” And this time, it’s a Probiotic!  http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/Headline/probiotics-heart-attack-good-bacteria-TMAO/2013/05/01/id/502166?s=al&promo_code=13590-1 OMg… you are kidding me, right? The field of Cardiology will do anything to keep the light from shining on Magnesium deficiency as the root cause […]

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Does Magnesium (MgCl Oil) heal scars?!?…

April 22, 2013
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What’s the connection between Copper, Maggie & PMS?…

April 16, 2013

Recently, one of the MAG-pies asked about PMS and what effect Copper and Zinc have on this monthly challenge. Here are my thoughts re that key issue… Again, let’s make sure we understand the Copper/Zinc/Magnesium connection…What’s important to know is that Zinc in a woman’s body is a surrogate for Progesterone, and Copper is a […]

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The Full Truth about Three Key Vitamins… B, C & E!

April 16, 2013

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What Is “Heart Disease” — Really?!?…

April 15, 2013

Or, Why Does Heart Disease Rise on April 15th?… It’s a known fact that CPA’s (and I’m sure many of their clients…) have among the highest levels of Cholesterol during the epicenter of Tax Season (April 14-16). What most don’t know is that Cholesterol levels return to normal following this hyper-stressful period… So then Cholesterol […]

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What organs are enhanced by different forms of Magnesium?…

April 11, 2013

The question that I’m asked by just about everyone: so form of Magnesium is good for what conditions… This is just a working list based on my review and recollection of many, many articles. It is by no means definitive and will be subject to further revision… Good all around Mg: Malate, Glycinate, Chloride & […]

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The Vitamin-D controversy…

April 7, 2013

As anyone who has read my regular posts online, you have learned that I am one of few wellness guys who isn’t ga-ga over Vitamin-D. It’s not the 1st time that I’ve cut against the grain in my career, but I want  to offer an explanation that will hopefully explain my counter-cultural rationale… In my […]

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A Magnesium Primer — Part 5

March 30, 2013

WHY YOU MUST KNOW YOUR BODY’S MAGNESIUM STATUS AND HOW YOU CAN EASILY DO SO  by Morley M. Robbins aka “Magnesium Man” Before beginning a road trip in your car, would you set out without first checking to see if you had enough gas in your tank to get you to your destination? Of course […]

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The Adrenal Cocktail…

March 29, 2013

Adrenal “Cocktail” (Take 1-2 times/day – an hour before or after food!) Outlined below is a mineral mixture that one of our colleague’s, Susan Blackard, NP, ND, PhD, has developed for her clients at the Rejuvenation Health Center (Springfield, MO) to take to nourish their adrenals when in need of a lift. What is important is […]

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Is Magnesium Deficiency a GERD and Acid Reflux issue?

March 21, 2013

Rhonda asked me this question on the Magnesium Advocacy Facebook Group: Is mag deficiency a GERD and acid reflux issue? I’m assuming it is, but would love to hear thoughts. Thanks! Here was my response: First of all, it’s not an “acid” reflux issue — it’s an alkaline wash. A body under “Stress!” can not produce […]

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