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Dr Carolyn Dean is a medical doctor and naturopath. She has authored and co-authored over 35 books


MIT Study Shows Memory May Be Improved with Magnesium A study performed by MIT neuroscientists in 2010 found that an increase in the brain of levels of magnesium, using a specially developed magnesium compound, may improve memory and the ability to learn. The study, which was performed on rats, used MgT compound (magnesium-L-threonate) supplements.

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Magnesium has been linked to improvements in many health conditions both physical and mental, including helping to prevent or alleviate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

Brai n P las t i ci t y In rats of all ages, the scientists were able to observe improvements in brain plasticity once the magnesium treatments took effect. Plasticity refers to the strength of the synapses in the brain that transmit information, which leads to better cognitive abilities. Synapse density was also improved in the hippocampus region of the brain responsible for storing long-term memories and for spatial awareness.

C o m b attin g Br a in A gin g The results of the study were seen significantly in older rats, who were able to demonstrate better short and longterm memory and perform better on a series of learning tests. This suggests that magnesium treatments could be used in humans to slow or reverse memory decline associated with aging.

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MIT Study Shows Memory May Be Improved with Magnesium  

A study performed by MIT neuroscientists in 2010 found that an increase in the brain of levels of magnesium, using a specially developed mag...

MIT Study Shows Memory May Be Improved with Magnesium  

A study performed by MIT neuroscientists in 2010 found that an increase in the brain of levels of magnesium, using a specially developed mag...

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