1974 study: Mg deficit: poss cause of refractory low vit B1

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1974 study: Mg deficit: poss cause of refractory low vit B1

Postby jimmylegs » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:17 am

happened on this tiny old study while looking at something else altogether:

Magnesium deficiency: a possible cause of thiamine refractoriness in Wernicke-Korsakoff encephalopathy
http://jnnp.bmj.com/content/37/8/959.short

The determination of blood transketolase before and serially after thiamine administration, and the response of clinical symptomatology after thiamine are reported in two normomagnesaemic patients and one hypomagnesaemic patient with acute Wernicke-Korsakoff encephalopathy. The response of the depressed blood transketolase and the clinical symptoms was retarded in the hypomagnesaemic patient. Correction of hypomagnesaemia was accompanied by the recovery of blood transketolase activity and total clearing of the ophthalmoplegia in this patient, suggesting that hypomagnesaemia may be a cause of the occasional thiamine refractoriness of these patients.
take control of your own health
pursue optimal self care at least as actively as a diagnosis
ask for referrals to preventive health care specialists eg dietitians
don't let suboptimal self care muddy any underlying diagnostic picture!
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