Magnesium bicarbonate is a complex hydrated salt only found in liquid form, it is naturally present in pristine drinking water, it is not found in any foods. Prior to the industrial revolution, when food was food, there were 84 organic plant based minerals in the foods we ate and bicarbonate salts in the water we drank. It is impossible to get MAGNESIUM BICARBONATE through eating food.
Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human’s body and is essential to good health. Some 60% of it in the human body is contained within the bones, over 25% in the muscles and the rest in soft tissue and body fluids; only 1% is found in the blood, which makes it very difficult to test for a magnesium deficiency. The problem of measuring accurate amounts of magnesium in the body is difficult because intracellular magnesium is what needs to be measured… and it cannot be done with routine magnesium tests. The implications of this widespread magnesium deficiency are frightening.
WARNING: MOST MAGNESIUM SUPPLEMENTS ARE USELESS, SOME ARE EVEN DANGEROUS!
There are over 10 types of magnesium being pawned off to the uninformed public as nutritional supplements. Magnesium Chloride is being pawned off as a bioavailable form of magnesium… I will ask you one question: do you want magnesium or chloride? We are already exposed to excess isolated chloride in many of the foods we consume. Where did we come in contact with isolated Magnesium Chloride in nature? We didn’t! When you put Magnesium Chloride on your skin the chloride causes a burning pain and you feel a heavy tingling sensation… that is a clear warning of chloride poisoning.
In nature magnesium bicarbonate was absorbed with water into the bloodstream through the small intestine. Just think about this, if magnesium bicarbonate is delivered to the body in water, how can taking metal magnesium pill or rubbing magnesium chloride on your skin be a replacement for drinking magnesium bicarbonate water, the majority of these supplements are excreted in the stool or urine.
Magnesium bicarbonate is necessary for the “spark of life”. The brain and the heart which both produce lots of magneto-electrical activity are very sensitive to levels of magnesium bicarbonate.
Excess inorganic calcium, sodium, potassium, phosphates, fluoride, aluminum and many other toxic metals deplete magnesium reserves – because they bind to magnesium, which carries them out of the body. So if we look at the toxins and metals in fertilizers, food, oral hygiene products, and water additives, almost everything we consume depletes magnesium our reserves. Magnesium bicarbonate is more important than calcium, potassium, and sodium bicarbonate as it regulates all of them.
“Once Magnesium falls below a certain level, just about everything goes… The cell is not able to have a fully integrated membrane system. it just starts to get weaker and weaker. It doesn’t have the energy to do all the things it needs to do.” Dr. Andrea Rosanoff, M.D., Ph.D. Co-Auther; The Magnesium Factor
“Up to 50 percent of sudden heart attacks may be due to magnesium deficiency…” Dr. James Pierce, P.h.D Author; Your Nutritional Key to Cardiovascular Wellness
“Some 300 enzymatic processes within your body rely on Magnesium…” Magnesium plays a role in activating many enzymes in the body. It also plays a role in maintaining the electrical charges of cells, especially in the nerves and muscles, and in muscle contraction and relaxation. Further, this mineral is involved in cellular functions such as energy production, cellular replication, lipid synthesis and protein formation. It even contributes to bone formation, as it helps regulate calcium metabolism.
Magnesium plays a critical role in heart health, contributing to energy production and heart muscle contraction. By raising the solubility of calcium in urine, magnesium helps prevent the formation of kidney stones. Indeed, magnesium bicarbonate supplementation has been found to help with preventing kidney stone recurrence. Research also suggests that dietary magnesium bicarbonate intake is directly linked to lung function and the severity of asthma.
TOP HEALTH BENEFITS OF MAGNESIUM
1. MAGNESIUM may fight osteoporosis
Multiple research studies conducted have suggested that calcium supplemented with magnesium improves bone mineral density. Magnesium deficiency alters calcium metabolism and the hormones that regulate calcium, resulting in osteoporosis. Intake of recommended levels of magnesium is important because it can stave off osteoporosis.
2.MAGNESIUM can help prevent certain cardiovascular diseases
One of the most important benefits of magnesium is that it is associated with lowering the risk of coronary heart diseases. Dietary surveys have suggested that sufficient magnesium intake may reduce the chance of having a stroke. Magnesium deficiency increases the risk of abnormal heart rhythms, which increases the risk of complications after a heart attack. Therefore, consuming recommended amounts of magnesium may be beneficial to the cardiovascular system.
If you calculate the 2010 global mortality figures combined with a recent quantification of water-magnesium’s inverse association with heart disease and stroke mortality, magnesium bicarbonate rich water, such as that produced by PristineHydro’s Water Revival Systems could have a huge impact on potentially preventing the 4.5 million heart disease and stroke deaths that occur each year, worldwide.
Adequate magnesium bicarbonate levels are vital in preventing formation of deposits in arteries and inappropriate clotting, maintaining vascular tone, electrolyte balance and a host of other cellular, biochemical and physiological processes crucial to cardiovascular function and health.
3. MAGNESIUM helps regulates high blood pressure (Hypertension)
Magnesium plays a key role in regulating blood pressure naturally. Proper levels of magnesium in the body are consistently associated with lowered blood pressure and reduction of inflammation versus deficient magnesium levels.
4. MAGNESIUM treats diabetes
Studies show that individuals with a magnesium deficiency have a higher risk of developing type-2 diabetes and severe diabetic retinopathy. Magnesium aids in carbohydrate metabolism and influences the release and activity of insulin, thereby controlling blood glucose levels. It has been proven that for every 100 milligrams of increase in magnesium daily intake, there was a 15 percent decrease in the risk of developing type-2 diabetes.
5. MAGNESIUM has been known to help relieve chronic stress, migraines, insomnia, & depression
The numerous magnesium health benefits also include aiding in the relief of migraines, insomnia, and symptoms of depression. Magnesium is also known to be instrumental in the treatment of severe forms of psychiatric dysfunctions including panic attacks, stress, anxiety, and undue agitation. Supplemental magnesium has been shown to considerably reduce the severity of such attacks and may also help in reducing recurrence rates.
6. Nerve pain and back pain treated with MAGNESIUM
Clinical experience, as well as research in nerve pain conditions such as pancreatic cancer and low back pain, has shown that magnesium can be an effective treatment for such pain.
IN GENERAL, MAGNESIUM IS ESSENTIAL FOR THE SURVIVAL OF OUR CELLS, but takes on further importance in our age of toxicity. We are being bombarded on a daily basis with heavy metals, pesticides, and a barrage of other toxins.
Glutathione is a very important detoxifying agent, enabling the body to get rid of undesirable toxins and pollutants. It is found in every cell in the body, where it acts as an antioxidant to neutralize free radicals and prevent cellular damage. Not solely an antioxidant, glutathione is also essential in other vital biochemical functions such as energy utilization, immune system activity, detoxification, and disease prevention. Proper glutathione levels are actually required so other antioxidants can be properly utilized within the body. Glutathione requires magnesium for its synthesis.
The ravages of toxic fertilizers, contaminated acidic water, metabolic acidosis, poor diet, stress, medications, vaccines, infections, radiation, and other toxins deplete glutathione reserves. Our bodies need the right building blocks for natural glutathione production. It is well known that glutathione supplements have repeatedly performed poorly in studies testing their absorption.
Magnesium deficiency causes a lack of glutathione production, which is not affordable because glutathione protects the body from things that can cause problems, including pesticides, toxic chemicals, exposure to radiation, chemotherapy, smoking, alcohol, and just about everything else. Glutathione also helps the immune system to fight bacteria, viruses, and fungi, which protect us from infections and diseases.
Low magnesium is associated with dramatic increases in free radical generation as well as glutathione depletion. The involvement of free radicals in tissue injury induced by magnesium deficiency causes an accumulation of oxidative products in heart, liver, kidney, skeletal muscle tissues, and in red blood cells. Glutathione is also vital since it is one of the few antioxidant molecules known to neutralize mercury.
Without magnesium and glutathione the body accumulates toxins and acid residues that degenerate tissues and accelerates premature aging.
There are a variety of other things that can place demands on glutathione. These include physical injuries or surgery, exposure to toxic chemicals such as pesticides, solvents, or heavy metals like mercury, arsenic or lead, exposure to infectious agents or vaccinations.
By supporting the body with the proper nutrients and movement that it needs to reside in a state of harmonious balance, one can optimize glutathione production over the long-term.
Magnesium, potassium, and sodium bicarbonate also have a close relationship. Magnesium bicarbonate is necessary for the function of the sodium/potassium pump. If a magnesium bicarbonate deficiency occurs, then pumping sodium bicarbonate out of the cell and pumping potassium bicarbonate into the cell is impaired. That is how our cells get hydrated; it is part of the ATP cycle. The ATP-ADP cycle is a process by which energy is stored and used in the bodies of many animals.
One of the leading researchers on magnesium deficiency, Dr. Mildred Seelig, found that many of the side effects of drugs are actually symptoms of magnesium deficiency. The drugs either increased the demand for magnesium in the body, or they depleted magnesium.
If there is little or no magnesium, then the calcium builds up in the cells causing angina, arrhythmia, hypertension, headaches, and asthma. That is why magnesium is often called nature’s calcium channel blocker.
Magnesium regulates blood sugar levels and heart rhythm, boosts the immune system, and keeps bones strong. Magnesium also can help protect us from hypertension, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Experiments on animals have shown that severe magnesium deficiency reduces physical performance and in particular the efficiency of energy metabolism.
People with low levels of magnesium are more prone to ailments such as insomnia, premenstrual syndrome, menstrual cramps, hair loss, swollen gums, high blood pressure, kidney stones, heart disease and even cancer.
In fact, it has been found that persons who suffered sudden and fatal heart attacks had very low magnesium levels in their hearts. When magnesium levels are low, a spasm of the coronary arteries could take place, affecting the flow of blood and oxygen to the heart — this could then trigger a heart attack.
Persons with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are also commonly found to have low magnesium levels. In addition, women with osteoporosis have been found to have lower bone magnesium levels than those without the condition.