Prevalence of hypo- and hypermagnesemia in an Iranian urban population.

  title={Prevalence of hypo- and hypermagnesemia in an Iranian urban population.},
  author={Leila Syedmoradi and Asghar Ghasemi and Saleh Zahediasl and Fereidoun Azizi},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  volume={38 2},
BACKGROUND Magnesium (Mg) plays an important role in metabolic processes and its deficiency or excess could adversely affect metabolism. Although magnesium deficiency and excess is associated with a variety of medical conditions, the prevalence of hypo- and hypermagnesemia have not been reported in an Iranian urban population. SUBJECTS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study was performed on 1558 subjects (754 males and 804 females), randomly selected from among participants of the Tehran… CONTINUE READING

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