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Magnesium: Forms, Functions and Evidence-Based Clinical Use

Presented by: Kelly Heim, PhD*

Magnesium plays important roles in cardiovascular, neurocognitive, and mental health. Nearly half (48%) of Americans do not meet the estimated average requirement.1 Dietary supplements contain various forms of magnesium, which vary in bioavailability, cost and clinical uses. In this webinar, you will learn how to optimize magnesium effectively for specific health goals.


Learning objectives:

  • Understand key differences between 5 common forms of magnesium found in dietary supplements
  • Recognize common pitfalls and best practices when assessing magnesium status
  • Obtain up-to-date information on evidence-based uses, dosage, duration and monitoring to support cardiovascular, cognitive, and mental health.
  • Review contraindications and drug interactions

About the Speaker

Kelly C. Heim, Ph.D.* is Senior Consultant, Medical Affairs for Pure Encapsulations. He received his doctoral degree in pharmacology from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and specializes in the pharmacology of natural compounds. Dr. Heim is a published author and illustrator of various studies, scholarly reviews and book chapters. He is also co-creator of PureGenomics®, a complimentary nutrigenomics service that delivers concise reports with diet, lifestyle and nutritional recommendations tailored to each patient’s unique genetic profile and specific needs.

*Dr. Heim is an employee of Pure Encapsulations.