Magnesium and affective disorders.

@article{Murck2002MagnesiumAA,
  title={Magnesium and affective disorders.},
  author={Harald Murck},
  journal={Nutritional neuroscience},
  year={2002},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={375-89}
}
There are several findings on the action of magnesium ions supporting their possible therapeutic potential in affective disorders. Examinations of the sleep-electroencephalogram (EEG) and of endocrine systems point to the involvement of the limbic-hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenocortical axis as magnesium affects all elements of this system. Magnesium has the property to suppress hippocampal kindling, to reduce the release of adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) and to affect adrenocortical… CONTINUE READING

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