- Paperback: 156 pages
- Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (February 19, 2019)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 128416845X
- ISBN-13: 978-1284168457
By D.O., Erine A. Kupetsky(Editor)
Size : 2.78 MB
Magnesium is an essential mineral required by humans, playing an important role in multiple biochemical processes as well as preventing and managing several diseases and disorders. Deficiencies of magnesium can lead to a wide range of medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and hypertension.
With myocardial infarction and stroke being the first and fifth cause of mortality in the United States, the pharmaceutical industry has been trying to produce therapies that reduce co-morbidity and mortality. Recent observational studies of magnesium have added to the list of potential therapeutic modalities that have been proven useful in reducing hypertension, stroke sequalae, metabolic syndrome/dyslipidemia, and inflammatory diseases. Magnesium therapeutic modalities also have impacts in the fields of neurology, the elderly, and in obstetrics.
Magnesium: Applications in Clinical Medicine explores the many uses of magnesium and its applications in clinical medicine.
This book encompasses various uses of magnesium in a clinical setting ranging from its role in maintaining homeostasis, to its uses in the fields of dermatology, cardiology, neurology, and in obstetrics. Written by contributors who are experts in their fields, it is a comprehensive collaboration of this ubiquitous dietary supplement’s applications in clinical medicine.