ProHealth lyme Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

TOUCHED BY LYME: An intriguing short film about Lyme disease

Chronic Pain, Loneliness, Depression and Suicide

Rebuilding Collagen in Lyme Disease

Four Tips to Survive a Lyme Disease Setback

Things to Do When You're Mostly Housebound

Is a Good Night's Sleep at the Top of Your Wishlist?

How Lyme Affects Our Reason and Perceptions of Reality

When Everybody has a Plan in Life Except You

Antibiotics for the neurological complications of Lyme disease

The Restorative Power of Nature

 
Print Page
Email Article

Effect of oral magnesium supplementation on measures of airway resistance and subjective assessment of asthma control and quality of life in men and women with mild to moderate asthma: A randomized placebo controlled trial – Source: Journal of Asthma, Feb 2010

  [ 9 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By A G Kazaks, et al. • www.ProHealth.com • February 2, 2010


[Note: To read the full text of this article free, click here ]

Background: Epidemiological data shows low dietary magnesium(Mg) may be related to incidence and progression of asthma.

Objective: To determine if long term (6.5 month) treatment with oral Mg would improve asthma control and increase serum measures of Mg status in men and women with mild-to-moderate asthma.

Subjects: 55 males and females aged 21 to 55 years with mild to moderate asthma according to the 2002 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) guidelines and who used only beta-agonists or inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) as asthma medications were enrolled.

Design: Subjects were randomly assigned to consume 340 mg (170 mg twice a day) of Mg or a placebo for 6.5 months.

Measurements: Multiple measures of Mg status including serum, erythrocyte, urine, dietary, ionized and IV Mg were measured.

Objective: Markers of asthma control were: methacholine challenge test (MCCT) and pulmonary function test (PFT) results. Subjective validated questionnaires on asthma quality of life (AQLQ) and control (ACQ) were completed by participants. Markers of inflammation, including c-reactive protein (CRP) and exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) were determined.

Results: The concentration of methacholine required to cause a 20% drop in forced expiratory volume in in minute (FEV(1)) increased significantly from baseline to month 6 within the Mg group. Peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) showed a 5.8% predicted improvement over time (P = 0.03) in those consuming the Mg. There was significant improvement in AQLQ mean score units (P < 0.01) and in overall ACQ score only in the Mg group (P = 0.05) after 6.5 months of supplementation. Despite these improvements, there were no significant changes in any of the markers of Mg status.

Conclusion: Adults who received oral Mg supplements showed improvement in objective measures of bronchial reactivity to methacholine and PEFR and in subjective measures of asthma control and quality of life.

Source: Journal of Asthma, Feb 2010;47(1):83-92. PMID: 20100026, by Kazaks AG, Uriu-Adams JY, Albertson TE, Shenoy SF, Stern JS. Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science, Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington, USA. [E-mail: akazaks@bastyr.edu]





Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Vitamin D3 5000 IU Ubiquinol CoQ-10 Magnesium Plus


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Optimized Curcumin Longvida with Omega-3

Featured Products

Vitamin E with Mixed Tocopherols Vitamin E with Mixed Tocopherols
The core antioxidant for everyday health
B-12 Extreme™ B-12 Extreme™
The Most Potent Vitamin B-12 on Earth
Omega 3-6-9 Omega 3-6-9
All three EFAs in one convenient form
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Pro-C Complex™ Pro-C Complex™
Buffered Vitamin C for Enhanced Absorption

Natural Remedies

Pioneer Scientists Uncover a Revolutionary Neuroprotective Supplement for Nerve Health Pioneer Scientists Uncover a Revolutionary Neuroprotective Supplement for Nerve Health
Help for Soreness and Swelling: What Do Silkworms Have to Do With It? Help for Soreness and Swelling: What Do Silkworms Have to Do With It?
Guarding Against the Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency Guarding Against the Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency
Strontium - The Missing Mineral for Strong Bones Strontium - The Missing Mineral for Strong Bones
How to Jump-start and Sustain Energy Production in CFS How to Jump-start and Sustain Energy Production in CFS

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map