Magnesium: Nature's Physiologic Calcium Blocker

Am Heart J. 1984 Jul;108(1):188-93. doi: 10.1016/0002-8703(84)90572-6.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac / metabolism
  • Calcium / metabolism
  • Calcium Channel Blockers*
  • Cardiomyopathies / etiology
  • Female
  • Heart Arrest, Induced
  • Humans
  • Magnesium / metabolism
  • Magnesium / physiology*
  • Magnesium Deficiency / complications
  • Magnesium Deficiency / metabolism
  • Muscle Contraction
  • Muscle, Smooth, Vascular / metabolism
  • Muscle, Smooth, Vascular / physiology
  • Myocardial Contraction
  • Pre-Eclampsia / etiology
  • Pregnancy

Substances

  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium