FAQ Members Login

preeclampsia, lipid peroxidation and MgSO4

Post a reply

:
In an effort to prevent automatic submissions, we require that you enter both of the words displayed into the text field underneath.
Smilies
:D :) ;) :( :o :shock: :? 8-) :lol: :x :P :oops: :cry: :evil: :twisted: :roll: :!: :?: :idea: :arrow: :| :mrgreen: :geek: :ugeek:
BBCode is ON
[img] is ON
[flash] is OFF
[url] is ON
Smilies are ON
Topic review
   

If you wish to attach one or more files enter the details below.

Expand view Topic review: preeclampsia, lipid peroxidation and MgSO4

preeclampsia, lipid peroxidation and MgSO4

Post by caryn » Mon Oct 26, 2009 07:22 am

MgSO4 seems to better protect the red cell membrane against lipid peroxidation than other SO4= and Cl- salts. These results indicate that the changes in the lipid peroxidation of the red cell ghosts and their Ca-ATPase activity are a result of changes to the cell membranes.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19843002

So perhaps one reason mag sulfate helps preeclamptics is that it slows down the breakdown of the red blood cell membranes by the course of the disease. (Which means more oxygen to your brain, yay! and fewer cell fragments floating around doing stuff they shouldn't be doing.)


Information provided on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professional. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disorder, or prescribing any medication. The Preeclampsia Foundation presents all data as is, without any warranty of any kind, express or implied, and is not liable for its accuracy, for mistakes or omissions of any kind, nor for any loss or damage caused by a user's reliance on information obtained on the site. Professional opinions on this condition vary greatly. The Preeclampsia Foundation endorses no one course of treatment or "cure".

Top