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The Benefits of Magnesium

By Viktoriya Zabigaylo & Dr Orest Szczurko

Magnesium is an essential mineral that plays an important role in over 300 biochemical processes inside of our cells1. One of its main functions is to help produce ATP, which is the main source of energy in the body2. Magnesium is especially important in the physiological function of the brain, heart and skeletal muscles. Research has shown that magnesium helps in the following conditions:

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Giardiasis – The Ghost of Travel’s Past

By Dr Orest Szczurko

Giardiasis, caused by the protozoan parasite Giardia lamblia, is the most common protozoal infection in humans.  Occurring in both developing and industrialized countries, transmission occurs after ingestion of Giardia cysts in water or food.  This often occurs during travel.  Symptoms occur within 1 to 2 weeks of ingestion.  The cysts easily survive the acidic environment of the stomach and rapidly turn to trophozoites in the duodenum.

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The effect of Vitamin D, Magnesium and Vitamin B12 on progression to severe complications in older patients with COVID-19.

A quick note on another clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of nutrients that support the immune system and its effect on COVID-19 disease progression.

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