Magnesium

Magnesium Phosphate (Mag. phos.): AN AMAZING ANTISPASMODIC REMEDY

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Magnesium phosphate (mag. phos.) is one of the most remarkable cell salt remedies. While it is very powerful by itself, it is also closely allied with the two other phosphate cell salts-calc. phos, and kali phos. All of the phosphates are prescribed for ailments of the nerves. It is as a result of our nerves that we feel pain, and when the nerves themselves are affected and thus cause pain, the result is doubly miserable.

A Healthy Team

Although phosphates are often used to treat similar ailments, it is important to understand the differences between them. Calcium and magnesium belong to the same group of elements, the “earth alkalis,” which also include barium and strontium. The ions of magnesium and calcium are “synergistic”; that is, they produce certain reactions in combination that they cannot change. 

Calcium “tightens” cell membranes and magnesium increase their permeability. Calcium is found mostly in the bones, and magnesium is found mostly in solution in the soft tissues. According to some experts, persons who suffer from a calcium deficiency compared this difference to the differences between yin and yang deficiency are apt to be restless. 

Calcium and magnesium are important elements in body structure, but sodium and potassium are important primarily in body fluids. Calcium and magnesium reduce tissue irritability, but sodium and potassium aggravate it.

The Mag. phos. Personality

People who suffer from a magnesium phosphate deficiency tend to reflect this in their personalities. They suffer from constantly changing emotional ups and downs. On the other hand, people who suffer from a calcium phosphate deficiency are apt to be slow and plodding. It is not surprising to learn that the primary function of mag. phos. is in correcting violent ailments. Spasms that affect the connective muscles, intestines, retinas, and blood vessels; dizziness; migraines; and even nausea and cold sweats can be helped by this remedy.

People who need mag. phos. may look somewhat like people who need calc. phos.; that is, thin and weak, and they often have nutritional or allergy problems. They tend to be plagued by cramps and nervousness. It has also been noted that both types tend to have dark complexions.

Magnesium and Good Health

Magnesium is actually quite plentiful in the body, considering that it is a “trace element.” The amount of magnesium in the body is exceeded only by the quantities of calcium, potassium, and sodium. Magnesium is a factor in helping the blood remain alkaline, and it works with phosphorus to rebuild the nerves. It helps harden the dental enamel as calcium does. 

Magnesium phosphate is needed by the brain, the heart, and the muscles to relax. It has only been during the last decade or so that the role of magnesium in the body has been appreciated by health authorities who are not cell salt practitioners.

It has now been definitely established that a lack of magnesium will produce such symptoms as unsteady handwriting, muscle twitching, tremors, and sweating. A lack of magnesium has also been connected with such diseases as intestinal malabsorption, alcoholism, severe diarrhea, chronic liver disease, and others. Magnesium deficiency will cause confusion, personality changes, and an altered heartbeat.

The Danger of Over-Refined Foods

The major sources of magnesium in the diet are green leaves, whole grains, nuts, and seeds. But Americans often do not get enough magnesium from their diets because all of the magnesium is in the outer layers of unprocessed foods, which are thrown away in the usual milling and refining to which our foods are subjected. In addition, biochemists believe that even if you are getting enough of the necessary cell salts in your diet, these cell salts will not necessarily get to those places in the body where a specific deficiency is causing a problem. That is why it may be necessary to take cell salt tablets when your symptoms call for them. 

The symptoms that indicate that you have a magnesium deficiency are generally improved by heat and pressure. In other words, if you suffer from localized pains or neuralgia, that becomes better when you apply warmth and becomes worse when you go outside mag. phos. is your remedy.

Pains in the bowels, cramps in the stomach, pains in the spinal cord, convulsions, cramps from prolonged exertion, stiffness, numbness, awkwardness-these are all ailments that call for mag. Phos. antispasmodic remedy, since several hours’ labor each day over Pianists, for example, can be helped immensely by this powerful keyboard can make hands stiff.

Mag. phos, can help ease nervous asthma, heart palpitations, angina pectoris, various kinds of shooting pains, constrictive spasms of the vagina, flatulence, limb jerking, and hay fever.

Neuralgia and Headaches

Certain kinds of neuralgia pains are especially likely to respond to treatment with mag. phos. These pains are spasmodic, almost violent, darting, and deep. They are sharp and intense. Excruciating cramps that tend to come on in the evenings and are soothed by warmth and aggravated by cold will probably be relieved by this cell salt remedy.

In some people, these pains disappear quickly when mag. phos. is taken. In other cases, the remedy must be taken for a longer period of time. The effects of cell salts are often subtle, but they are powerful and long-lasting. Cell salts are essentially nutritional, but they achieve a therapeutic effect. So if you take a remedy for a while with high expectations, it will have a better chance to work overtime.

When magnesium salts are lacking in the body, the result is a pain that moves from place to place and is recurrent. The pain may show up in the head, in the stomach and bowels, and even in the ovaries and limbs.

Doctors have had success in giving patients mag. phos. Tablets this powerful remedy. It seems to work for both young and old, instead of aspirin for bad pain. Toothaches have been cured with stomach pains. 

Cramps

Both calc. phos, and mag. phos. are recommended for most kinds of cramps. The general recommendation is to take the mag. Phos. in the 6x dose before meals and the calc. phos. in the same potency after meals. Dissolve five tablets of each cell salt in hot water and sip the water. Repeat this procedure every three hours. 

These remedies should help various kinds of cramps, such as those resulting from prolonged exertion, including stiffness and numbness from writer’s cramp and cramps suffered by craftsmen or laborers who must hold their tools for long periods. Cramps occurring in the bowels and the stomach, the throat, and the larynx, and the corners of the mouth also respond well to this antispasmodic. 

Other Uses:

Applied on water-soaked cotton swabs, mag. phos. will help insect bites around the knees, ankles, and elbows, according to Dr. Schuessler. Insomnia that is caused by emotional turmoil can be aided by this remedy. Intense rheumatic toothaches that are soothed by heat will also improve with mag. phos., as will an urge to urinate frequently.

Like all cell salt remedies, mag. phos. is especially good for certain types of people. This does not mean, of course, that if you are not that type, you will not be helped by mag. phos. It does mean that if you are that type, your chances of being helped are especially good. The “mag. phos. person” is a thin person with a dark complexion and a lean, nervous look. The nervous look is sometimes expressed by intensely staring eyes. For such people, mag. phos. is a constitutional remedy, which means that this cell salt will cure many of their ailments, even if it is less effective for others.

People who need mag. phos. will often appear tired and will sit motionless in stony silence. Or they may pace to and fro. If a person has a tendency to stammer or cry or he or she complains of cold, especially up and down the spine, mag. phos. will help. 

Finally, here are two more indications of a magnesium phosphate deficiency: a thirst for cold drinks and sugar with an aversion to coffee and a feeling of drowsiness. If from ten to eleven in trying mag. phos. the morning and four to five in the afternoon you suffer from headaches, mag. phos. can help you. If your brain feels as if it were swishing about and you feel a tightness in your head, consider If your throat is so sore that swallowing causes pain, you have a dry cough that is so severe that it is difficult for you to speak, or In general, excruciating pain and extreme exhaustion are signs that indicate to the intelligent observer that he needs mag. phos. If you are choking or retching, mag. phos. can be the cure.

Cramps and pains are also helped by the direct application of magnesium phosphate. This powerful antispasmodic holds the key to many ailments. When it is used correctly, it can affect the most miraculous of cures.

Useful Applications summarized:

Headache; face-ache; toothache; pain in limbs; diarrhea, spasms, whooping cough, lockjaw, cramps in the calves; hiccough; tetanus; colic in newborns, writers cramp, epilepsy, tics, angina, heart palpitations, stuttering.

Fast-acting cell salt

If Mag Phos does not releive your pain use Kalium bromatum 12x, its double the strength for pain

Check out our other posts in our Cell Salt Series:

Homeopathic Cell Salt Remedies

Calcium Fluoride (calc fluor)

Calcium Phosphate (Calc. phos.)

Source: Homeopathic Cell Salt Remedies: Healing with Nature’s Twelve Mineral Compounds

Why Magnesium Is Important to Your Health

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why magnesium is important for your health

Magnesium is the fourth most plentiful mineral in the human body. It plays many essential roles in the health of your body and brain. 

Magnesium regulates temperature, produces and transports energy, sends nerve signals, and relaxes muscles. Magnesium is necessary for glucose, fat, and protein metabolism and influences every cell in the body in a positive life-supporting way.

In this article, I will share the function and benefits of magnesium, what it does in the body and dietary sources.

Different Forms of Magnesium

Magnesium Malate

Magnesium malate is a dietary supplement that combines magnesium and malic acid. It’s connected to numerous health benefits, including improvements in mood, blood sugar control, exercise performance, and chronic pain.

Magnesium Glycinate

 Magnesium glycinate has many benefits:

  • It has a calming effect on your brain.
  • It can help reduce anxiety and support better sleep.
  • It helps keep bones strong by keeping healthy bone density.
  • It helps control blood sugar in diabetics and can lower the risk of developing diabetes.
  • It decreases irregular heart rhythms.
  • It reduces (PMS) symptoms.

Topical Magnesium

Topical magnesium is a way of delivering minerals to the body through your skin. 

Magnesium chloride is easy to absorb and may raise levels of this nutrient within the body when applied topically to the skin. There aren’t any side effects of using magnesium oils or creams other than potentially some stinging on the skin. 

Magnesium Threonate

Magnesium L-threonate is a supplement that has the L-threonate form of magnesium that can normalize magnesium levels in the body.

Magnesium L-threonate Effectively Fights ADHD is a wonderful memory and cognitive-enhancing supplement and even helps fight depression and anxiety. 

Research shows that Magnesium L-threonate is safe and well-tolerated by the body when taken in dosage amounts less than 350 mg a day. However, increased Magnesium L-threonate intake can lead to side-effects, such as nausea, vomiting, etc.

Remag Liquid Magnesium 

ReMag is “The Magnesium Miracle.” ReMag is a stabilized ionic form of magnesium that is entirely absorbed at the cellular level and does not have a laxative effect. ReMag has the highest known concentration of any magnesium. It’s much more therapeutic, effective, and fast-acting than magnesium in pill or liquid form.

ReMag was created by Dr. Carolyn Dean, author of “The Magnesium Miracle“. ReMag minerals are acquired from a pure source of magnesium chloride and deliver stabilized magnesium ions that are similar in size to plant magnesium.

ReMag is a picometer-ionic form of magnesium. Picometer magnesium is smaller in diameter than the body’s cell mineral ion channels. Its direct and complete absorption into cells means ReMag bypasses a leaky gut and does not even reach the large intestine to cause diarrhea. 

ReMag promotes brain health, strong muscles and bones, cardiovascular health, and nervous system function ReMag is generally recognized as safe and is free of heavy metals verified in rigorous testing performed at 3rd party FDA accredited labs. 

What foods Have Magnesium In Them?

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Magnesium-rich foods include raw, green organic vegetables, and spinach. Juicing green leafy vegetables provides it also.

Food Milligrams (mg)

per serving

Percent

Daily Value*

Almonds, dry roasted, 1 ounce 80 20
Spinach, boiled, 1/2 cup 78 20
Cashews, dry roasted, 1 ounce 74 19
Peanuts, oil roasted, 74 cup 63 16
Cereal, shredded wheat, 2 large biscuits 61 15
Soymilk, plain or vanilla, 1 cup 61 15
Black beans, cooked, 1/2 cup 60 15
Edamame, shelled, cooked, 22 cup 50 13
Peanut butter, smooth, 2 tablespoons 49 12
Bread, whole wheat, 2 slices 46 12
Avocado, cubed, 1 cup 44 11
Potato, baked with skin, 3.5 ounces 43 11
Rice, brown, cooked, 1/2 cup 42 11

 

Magnesium Recommended as the Daily Allowance By Age

Note *: For infants from birth to 12 months, an adequate intake for magnesium is equal to the mean consumption of magnesium in healthy, breastfed infants, with added solid foods for ages 7-12 months.

Age  Male Female Pregnancy Lactation
Birth to 6 months 30 mg* 30 mg*
7-12 months 75 mg* 75 mg*
1-3 years 80 mg 80 mg
4-8 years 130 mg 130 mg
9-13 years 240 mg 240 mg
14-18 years 410 mg 360 mg 400 mg 360 mg
19-30 years 400 mg 310 mg 350 mg 310 mg
31-50 years 420 mg 320 mg 360 mg 310 mg
51+ years 420 mg 320 mg

 

The RDA for magnesium is expressed in mg/kg and is roughly 6 mg per kg (2.2 lb) of body weight. To easily calculate your magnesium, take your weight (in pounds) times 4. This is your RDA minimum.

Benefits of Magnesium

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Magnesium has tons of health benefits. According to the National Institutes of Health, magnesium can help the following conditions:

Relieves Insomnia

  • Magnesium relaxes your muscles for better sleep. 
  • It helps to “shut your mind off” and calms your nerves by regulating two of your brain’s neurotransmitters that tend to keep you awake. 
  • Magnesium is also necessary to keep a healthy “biological clock” and sleep cycle. 
  • Magnesium may also prevent restless leg syndrome. It does this not only by relaxing muscles but by reducing inflammation and helping to make sleep-enhancing chemicals called melatonin and glutathione.

Protects Your Heart

  • Magnesium fuels your heart, protects the heart’s pump, prevents heart attacks, and gives elasticity to your heart and blood vessels.
  • Magnesium decreases calcium build up in your heart and arteries.

Combats Asthma

  • Magnesium has the potential to stop the spasms of your bronchial muscle that creates narrowing in the tubes transporting air to the lungs and help your lungs breathe easier. 
  • Magnesium supplements also help control non-extreme cases daily in both children and adults. 
  • Magnesium relaxes the bronchial muscles even when you are not having an attack. 
  • Studies show magnesium does this either because it blocks calcium (which can reduce dilation) or its vital connection to the enzyme responsible for cell function called adenylyl cyclase.

Reduces High Blood Pressure

  • Magnesium relaxes “smooth muscle” cells, meaning those in your veins and arteries, so they don’t constrict the flow of blood. 
  • It also regulates other minerals vital to blood pressure.
  • It maintains the delicate balance between sodium and potassium. 
  • It helps the body absorb calcium (and not be deposited in arteries).

Improves Digestion and Alleviates Constipation Symptoms

  • Without magnesium, your body can’t perform the “mechanics” of digestion, make hydrochloric acid (stomach acid), make digesting enzymes for carbs, proteins, and fats, and repair and protect your digestive organs (esophagus, stomach, intestines, pancreas, colon).
  • Magnesium helps make enzymes in your saliva that break food down into smaller parts, helping the entire digestive process. 
  • The hormones that tell your stomach to produce digestive acid need magnesium to be made; you can’t digest food without it. 
  • The pancreas must have magnesium to make these vital enzymes. 
  • Magnesium also keeps the pancreas healthy, helping to prevent pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.
  • Magnesium aids stomach acid production and reduces bad bacteria in the gut.

Protects Against Diabetes

  • Magnesium is the key to insulin sensitivity. 
  • Research from 2014 says magnesium deficiency is associated with triggering “acute phase response” that contributes to type 2 diabetes. Supplements were given to healthy people with prediabetes who had low magnesium. Taking magnesium supplements decreased their C-reactive protein. C-reactive protein is high in those who develop diabetes.
  • Magnesium deficiency has also been linked to poor glycemic control, diabetic retinopathy (damage to eyes leading to blindness), nephropathy (damage to kidneys leading to renal failure), neuropathy (nerve damage), and foot ulcerations. Therefore, scientists highly recommend supplementing magnesium due to the increase in these conditions among people with type 2 diabetes.
  • Taking magnesium can improve metabolic control, increase good (HDL) cholesterol, and lower triglycerides that reduce heart trouble risks.

Supports Bone Health

  • Magnesium is known to reduce the rate that bones degrade or break down. 
  • Too little magnesium contributes to bone loss by:
    • Affecting “crystal formation” in bone cells.
    • Impacting the amount of parathyroid hormone produced. (The amount of calcium your body absorbs is controlled by parathyroid hormone.)
    • Creating inflammation in your bones.

Deficiency and Symptoms

Some researchers state that magnesium deficiency has reached epidemic proportions. Why has it? 

A major reason that our bodies are being “drained” of magnesium is stress. 

This stress can be created by intense exercise, processed food (and even the many foods fortified with calcium but not magnesium), prolonged exposure to light from a computer screen (which reduces your hypothalamus gland from releasing healing hormones), and emotional stress. 

Stress also damages and inflames your gut, which is where magnesium is absorbed into your body.

Magnesium deficiency symptoms are difficult to pinpoint because they can show up in any part of your body. 

Initial mild symptoms can range from trouble concentrating, dizziness, and excessive menstrual pain to fatigue, headaches, facial twitching, and heart palpitations. Common symptoms also include constipation, food cravings, loss of appetite, muscle cramps, irritability, and anxiety.

How to Effectively Increase Your Magnesium Levels

As with any deficiency, begin eating foods high in the nutrient daily. Challenge yourself to create a high-potency meal plan, including as many of these foods as possible.

Yet, most research agrees that if your body is already in a deficit state, achieving a therapeutic dose of any nutrient from meals alone is rarely possible. Supplementation is the only route to top up your shortfall.

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Heart Health, Diet, and Lifestyle

Heart Health, Diet and Lifestyle

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Why is hormonal balance and heart health so important in both middle-aged adult females and males? It’s because heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. According to Dr. Thierry Hertoghe, M.D., Twenty-one million cases are reported each year, nearly three-quarters of a million people die of it. I would like to share with you that as hormone levels decrease in middle age, heart disease and it’s risk factors increase. I don’t know how many woman I know that go to their annual gynecology appointment in their fifties and out of nowhere have high blood pressure. Most mainstream doctors jump right to blood pressure medicine without ever taking into consideration hormone decline, diet and lifestyle as causative factors.

Healthy Heart, Healthy Diet

First thing to consider is, are you getting a diet rich in fruit and vegetables? The body needs to stay in an alkaline state to remain in good health and ward off many diseases. It is also important to note that although you want to eat a diet low in fat you do not want to eat a no fat diet. Your body needs a moderate amount of healthy fats to stay healthy itself.

Supplements

B Vitamins
Even with a superior diet you still need nutritional supplements for heart health. B-vitamin deficiency can be an important part of heart health. B-vitamin deficiencies of folic acid, riboflavin and vitamin B6 raise the blood levels of homocysteine, which increases the risk of heart disease.
Vitamin-C
Most particularly in combination with vitamin E, lowers blood pressure and raises HDL (good cholesterol). Vitamin E also lowers LDL (bad cholesterol) These days I have been using a high performance Vitamin C supplement called LypriCel. It delivers the C via maximum bioavailability.
Cholesterol
Cholesterol levels tend to rise as we get older. It is not a coincidence that this coincides when our hormonal levels are declining mid age. Since the risk of having heart disease rises in direct proportion to our cholesterol levels we cannot ignore this warning sign.
Up to Eighty percent of the overall cholesterol in our bodies is not from what we eat, rather it is produced internally from our bodies. That is why hormones are much more important than we are led to believe. The major influences in woman are thyroid levels and estrogen. In men it is testosterone levels. Thyroid hormones keep the artery walls more flexible, which in turn stabilizes blood pressure.
Melatonin
Melatonin also fights high blood pressure. Studies show that people who have high blood pressure have too low of levels of melatonin. Melatonin is best used and absorbed in the evenings. I personally take 2mg per night.
For men, treating a testosterone deficiency is the key for preventative heart health. The heart muscle is very sensitive to testosterone. It accumulates in the heart twice as much as in normal muscle.
For women, estrogen plays a similar and protective role. Estrogen dilates coronary arteries. It also increases the blood flow to the heart. In addition, estrogen calms the heart by lowering the heartbeat. According to Dr. Thierry Hertoghe, M.D. a woman taking estrogen has two times less risk of a heart attack than a woman her age who is not supplementing with estrogen.
Summary list of nutrients for heart health

  • Vitamins
  • Folic Acid
  • Riboflavin
  • B6
  • C
  • E
  • Minerals
  • Zinc
  • Cooper
  • Magnesium
  • Trace Elements
  • Chromium
  • Manganese
  • Selenium
  • Phosphatidylcholine

A more comprehensive description of some of these nutrients can be found in my ebooks The Power of Anti-Aging Herbs and Vitamins and The Secrets of Weight loss, Diet, and Staying Lean Forever ($10 each). Of course these books are also available as part of my Health & Beauty Bundle.
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Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

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Another good list of early warning symptoms suggestive of magnesium insufficiency:

  • Physical and mental fatigue
  • Persistent under-eye twitch
  • Tension in the upper back, shoulders and neck
  • Headaches
  • Pre-menstrual fluid retention and/or breast tenderness
  • Possible manifestations of magnesium deficiency include:
  • Low energy
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Confusion
  • Nervousness
  • Anxiousness
  • Irritability
  • Seizures (and tantrums)
  • Poor digestion
  • PMS and hormonal imbalances
  • Inability to sleep
  • Muscle tension, spasm, and cramps
  • Calcification of organs
  • Weakening of the bones
  • Abnormal heart rhythm

Severe magnesium deficiency can result in low levels of calcium in the blood (hypocalcemia). Magnesium deficiency is also associated with low levels of potassium in the blood (hypokalemia). Magnesium levels drop at night, leading to poor REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep cycles and unrefreshed sleep. Headaches, blurred vision, mouth ulcers, fatigue and anxiety are also early signs of depletion.

We hear all the time about how heart disease is the number one health crisis in the country, about how high blood pressure is the “silent killer”, and about how ever increasing numbers of our citizens are having their lives and the lives of their families destroyed by diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and a host of other chronic diseases.

Signs of severe magnesium deficiency include:

  • Extreme thirst
  • Extreme hunger
  • Frequent urination
  • Sores or bruises that heal slowly
  • Dry, itchy skin
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Blurry vision that changes from day to day
  • Unusual tiredness or drowsiness
  • Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet
  • Frequent or recurring skin, gum, bladder or vaginal yeast infections

But wait a minute, aren’t those the same symptoms for diabetes? Many people have diabetes for about 5 years before they show strong symptoms. By that time, some people already have eye, kidney, gum or nerve damage caused by the deteriorating condition of their cells due to insulin resistance and magnesium deficiency. Dump some mercury and arsenic on the mixture of etiologies and pronto we have the disease condition we call diabetes.

Magnesium deficiency is synonymous with diabetes and is at the root of many if not all cardiovascular problems.
Magnesium deficiency is a predictor of diabetes and heart disease both; diabetics both need more magnesium and lose more magnesium than most people. In two new studies, in both men and women, those who consumed the most magnesium in their diet were least likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to a report in the January 2006 issue of the journal Diabetes Care. Until now, very few large studies have directly examined the long-term effects of dietary magnesium on diabetes. Dr. Simin Liu of the Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health in Boston says, “Our studies provided some direct evidence that greater intake of dietary magnesium may have a long-term protective effect on lowering risk,” said Liu, who was involved in both studies.

The thirst of diabetes is part of the body’s response to excessive urination. The excessive urination is the body’s attempt to get rid of the extra glucose in the blood. This excessive urination causes the increased thirst. But we have to look at what is causing this level of disharmony. We have to probe deeper into layers of cause. The body needs to dump glucose because of increasing insulin resistance and that resistance is being fueled directly by magnesium deficiency, which makes toxic insults more damaging to the tissues at the same time.

When diabetics get too high blood sugars, the body creates “ketones” as a by-product of breaking down fats. These ketones cause blood acidity which causes “acidosis” of the blood, leading to Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), This is a very dangerous condition that can lead to coma and death. It is also called “diabetic acidosis”, “ketosis”, “ketoacidosis” or “diabetic coma”. DKA is a common way for new Type 1 diabetics to be diagnosed. If they fail to seek medical advice on symptoms like urination, which is driving thirst they can die of DKA.

Oral magnesium supplements reduce erythrocyte[2] dehydration.[3] In general, optimal balances of electrolytes are necessary to maintain the best possible hydration. Diabetic thirst is initiated specifically by magnesium deficiency with relative calcium excess in the cells. Even water, our most basic nutrient starts having a hard time getting into the cells with more going out through the kidneys.

Resources
First published: Magnesium Thirst Magnesium Hunger
[1] http://www.nhfw.info/magnesium.html
[2] Red blood cells are also known as RBCs, red blood corpuscles (an archaic term), haematids or erythrocytes (from Greek erythros for “red” and kytos for “hollow”, with cyte translated as “cell” in modern usage). The capitalized term Red Blood Cells is the proper name in the US for erythrocytes in storage solution used in transfusion medicine.
[3] J. Clin. Invest. 100(7): 1847-1852 (1997). doi:10.1172/JCI119713. The American Society for Clinical Investigation