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Tom Petty Did Not Have to Die – Flawed FDA Policies- Dr. Carolyn Dean



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Tom Petty – One More Bites The Dust     Dr. Carol Dean

When will it get through to the medical establishment and the public  that we are fighting a war against magnesium deficiency? Tom Petty, American rocker should not have died at age 66. His band was called The Heart breakers and tragically he died of a heart attack.

The FDA won’t let me say that a heart attack can be brought on by magnesium
deficiency or that magnesium can help a person prevent a heart attack. What I
can say is that:

80% of the population is magnesium deficient

The highest amount of magnesium in the body is found in the heart

The electrical conductivity of the heart that creates the heart
beat depends on magnesium

When magnesium is deficient, calcium build up in the heart muscles causing
the heart beat to become irregular

The heart is one big muscle and can go into spasm if there is too much
calcium and not enough magnesium in that muscle

I’m sure you can figure out the rest. If you have trouble convincing your
friends, family and doctor about magnesium deficiency, here are the embedded
urls to 10 scientific review articles, eight of which allow you to   read the full text. These are the articles you need to print up and forward to people who dismiss your magnesium advocacy.

The 2017 review begins with the following statement: “According to the medical
literature, we are currently experiencing two concomitant phenomena: (i) a
“neglected epidemic of chronic disease” and (ii) a widespread deficiency of
selected nutrients. While the importance of magnesium (Mg) and other required
elements for the human organism is often well discussed in educational
programs for trainees in physiology, nutrition, and dietetics, the importance of
acquiring the tools necessary for credible assessment and practical management
of nutrient compromise in clinical care can sometimes be lost in the education
process for physicians. Accordingly, recognition and assessment for
biochemical deficiencies in day-to-day medical practice are sometimes overlooked. This
review is specifically designed for medical practitioners as they revisit the
important role of Mg in a clinically relevant way.”

Gerry K. Schwalfenberg and Stephen J. Genuis, “ The Importance of Magnesium in
Clinical Healthcare
<https://www.hindawi.com/journals/scientifica/2017/4179326/> ,” Scientifica,
vol. 2017, Article ID 4179326, 14 pages, 2017. Full Text

Glasdam SM, et al.  The Importance of Magnesium in the Human Body: A
Systematic Literature Review
. Adv Clin Chem. 2016;73:169-93. Abstract

Grober U, Schmidt J, Kisters K.  Magnesium in Prevention and Therapy
<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4379450/> . Nutrients. 2015 Sep;
7(9): 8199–8226. Full Text

Volpe SL.  Magnesium and the Athlete
8.aspx> . Curr Sports Med Rep. 2015 Jul-Aug;14(4):279-83. Full Text

de Baaij JHF, et. al.  Magnesium in Man: Implications for Health and Disease
<http://physrev.physiology.org/content/95/1/1>  Physiological Reviews. Jan 1,
2015 Vol. 95 no. 1, 1-46. Full Text

Shah NC, et al. Short-Term Magnesium Deficiency Downregulates Telomerase,
Upregulates Neutral Sphingomyelinase And Induces Oxidative DNA Damage In
Cardiovascular Tissues: Relevance To Atherogenesis, Cardiovascular
Diseases And
Aging. Int J Clin Exp Med. 2014; 7(3): 497–514. Full Text

Long S, Romani AM.  Role of Cellular Magnesium in Human Diseases
<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4379450/> . Austin J Nutr Food
Sci. 2014;2(10). Full Text

Volpe SL. Magnesium in Disease Prevention and Overall Health. Adv Nutr. 2013
May; 4(3): 378S–383S.  http://advances.nutrition.org/content/4/3/378S.long
Full Text

Rosanoff A.  The Essential Nutrient Magnesium – Key to Mitochondrial ATP
Production and Much More
<http://www.prohealth.com/library/print.cfm?libid=14606> . Jun 8, 2009.
<http://prohealth.com/> . Full Text

Fox C, et al.  Magnesium: Its Proven and Potential Clinical Significance
<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11811859> . South Med J. 2001
Dec;94(12):1195-201. Abstract

Unfortunately, the FDA won’t let the public know that magnesium deficiency is
being misdiagnosed and gags dietary supplement companies that recommend
magnesium to treat misdiagnosed magnesium deficiency conditions. In an
alternate reality, nutrients would be recognized, acclaimed, and welcomed as crucial in
maintaining health and preventing disease. However, a non-medical
body, the FDA the “fault dietary supplement advisors” are saying that if I mention that
magnesium can overcome a disease, I personally make magnesium a drug and that
drug has to undergo multi-million dollar clinical trials – of which the FDA
gets their cut.

My guiding ethical and moral stance is that magnesium deficiency has been
completely misdiagnosed as many different diseases and mistreated with many
drugs making many people very ill. So, when I speak about using magnesium for
magnesium deficiency symptoms I’m not taking about disease. And the magnesium
I speak about that is the most effective for maintaining the healthy structure
and function of the body, I’m talking about my 100% absorbed, non laxative

For more information, please visit this link.

Carolyn Dean MD ND

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  1. David Vona October 6, 2017 at 6:43 am

    Selenium is important on preventing heart disease

  2. David Vona October 6, 2017 at 6:46 am

    Dr. Joel Wallach would be a good reference

  3. Stan October 6, 2017 at 11:10 pm

    Excellent info (not ‘medical advice/prescribing’). Thank you, Dr. Dean. And you, Dave, for posting this article.

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