Is Low Magnesium Increasing Your Risk of Heart Disease?

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Summary: Low magnesium should be viewed as an independent risk factor of heart disease. Are you in danger?Low magnesium is so common with people with heart disease, it should be considered as an independent risk factor. The heart muscle and arteries require magnesium for optimal performance for a variety of reasons – ranging from regular heart rhythm to normal blood pressure. It’s no wonder that when this vital mineral is low, Americans suffer from all kinds of cardiovascular disease. Magnesium expert, Dr. Carolyn Dean, joins Dr. Mike to explain the importance of getting enough magnesium into your diet.