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Review
. 1995 Mar;53(3):71-4.
doi: 10.1111/j.1753-4887.1995.tb01505.x.

Magnesium Supplementation and Osteoporosis

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Magnesium Supplementation and Osteoporosis

J E Sojka et al. Nutr Rev. .

Abstract

Among other things, magnesium regulates active calcium transport. As a result, there has been a growing interest in the role of magnesium (Mg) in bone metabolism. A group of menopausal women were given magnesium hydroxide to assess the effects of magnesium on bone density. At the end of the 2-year study, magnesium therapy appears to have prevented fractures and resulted in a significant increase in bone density.

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