Celiaquia y Deficiencia de Magnesio (inglés)

Interesante articulo del Dr. Osborne de la pagina web Gluten Free society, muestra como la deficiencia de un nutriente puede geneara una cascada de transtornos en el organismo.

Gluten Sensitivity and Magnesium Deficiency

Most people are aware that gluten can induce malabsorption of nutrients. Gluten can cause damage to intestinal cells can reduce the production of digestive enzymes that help break down foods and aid in nutrient absorption. Additionally, it can contribute to villous atrophy, leaky gut syndrome, and diarrhea. All of these issues are associated with poor nutritional absorption.

The following video discusses the causes and consequences of magnesium deficiency. Lack of this mineral is extremely common in those with food intolerance issues, and often times the symptoms mimic other diseases.
Singns & Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency:
  • Poor immune function
  • Bone Loss
  • Muscle pain and muscle twitching
  • Depression
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Increase cholesterol
  • Hypoglycemia or other blood sugar problems
  • Fatigue
  • Thyroid Disease

Magnesium has been shown to be beneficial in the following conditions:

Drugs or additives that may deplete or interfere with metabolism:

  • Alcohol
  • Corticosteroids
  • High Blood Pressure Medications (diuretics)
  • Caffeine
  • Birth Control Pills (estrogen)

Laboratory Testing:

  • Lymphocyte proliferation assays (Spectracell labs)
  • Red Blood Cell testing
  • Serum testing (not accurate)

Food Sources:

Vegetables and fruits, pumpkin seeds (very high)


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