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Low magnesium associated with 11-52% greater risk of coronary artery disease
Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:22 am Email this article
Low serum magnesium levels were associated with an 11% greater risk of coronary disease in men and a 52% greater risk in women during a 27-year followup according to a study of 14,446 people.
The study compared the top one-fifth to the bottom one-fifth.
Rooney MR, Alonso A, Folsom AR, Michos ED, Rebholz CM, Misialek JR, Chen LY, Dudley S, and Lutsey PL. Serum magnesium and the incidence of coronary artery disease over a median 27 years of follow-up in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study and a meta-analysis. Am J Clin Nutr, 2020 Jan; 111(1): 52–60.
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Mary R Rooney
Department of Epidemiology and
Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA
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