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by Dr. Mildred Seelig

In Chronological Order

1964: Seelig MS: The requirement of magnesium by the normal adult. Am J Clin Nutr 14:342-390.

1969: Seelig MS: Electrocardiographic patterns of magnesium depletion appearing in alcoholic heart disease. Ann NY Acad Sci 162:906-917.

1969: Seelig MS: Vitamin D and cardiovascular, renal, and brain damage in infancy and childhood. Ann NY Acad Sci. 147:537-582.

1970: Seelig MS: Are American children still getting an excess of vitamin D? Hyperreactive children at risk. Clin Pediatr 9:380-383.

1970: Seelig MS: Hyper-Reactivity to vitamin D*. Medical Counterpoint, July 1970.

1971: Seelig MS: Human requirements of magnesium; factors that increase needs. in Proc 1st Int'l Sympos on Magnesium Deficit, Ed J Durlach, Amiot Press, Vittel, May 9-15, 1971, pp 10-28.

1972: Seelig MS: Myocardial loss of functional magnesium. I. Effect on mitochondrial integrity and potassium retention. In "Recent Advances in Studies on Cardiac Structure and Metabolism" 1, Eds E Bajusz & G Rona, 1970/1972, 615-625.

1972: Seelig MS: Myocardial loss of functional magnesium. II. In cardiomyopathies of different etiology. Ibid, In "Recent Advances in Studies on Cardiac Structure and Metabolism" 1, Eds E Bajusz & G Rona, 1970/1972, 626-638.

1972: Seelig MS. & George E. Bunce: Contribution of magnesium deficit to human disease. Magnesium in the environment. Soils, crops, animals & man. Chapter 3: 61-107. Division of agriculture.

1973: Seelig MS, Lehr D: Effects of estrogen on tissue magnesium content; possible influence on cardiovascular and bone disease. in Proc First Intl Mg Sympos, Vittel, France, 1971, Ed J Durlach, Publ Amiot Press, 2:250-255.

1973: Seelig MS, Vitale JJ: Lipids and magnesium deficit. Ibid, 515-522.

1974: Seelig MS, Heggtveit HA: Magnesium interrelationships in ischemic heart disease: A review. Am J Clin Nutr 27:59-79.

1975: Seelig MS, Adolph R. Berger & Neil Spielholz: Latent tetany and anxiety, marginal magnesium deficit, and normocalcemia. Reprinted from diseases of the nervous system. 36, 8:461-465.

1976: Seelig MS (letter to Editor) Ischaemic heart disease, vitamins D and A, and magnesium. Brit Med J 3:647-648.

1976: Seelig MS & Victor Linden: Multiple factors in the hyperlipidaemia of hypervitaminosis D. Brit Med J. 4:166.

1977: Seelig MS & Berger AR: Do Trace Elements, Magnesium and Anti-Oxidants Protect Against D-Penicillamine Toxicity? Trace Substances in Environmental Health-XI. 1977. pp. 243-251.

1977: Seelig MS: Introductory Comments Nutritional and metabolic factors in early and later life contributing to acute and chronic disease. In Nutritional Imbalances in Infant and Adult Disease, Ed MS Seelig, SP Books, NY. (Proc of 16th Annual Meeting of the Am Coll Nutr, 1975).

1977: Seelig MS, Massry SG: Hypomagnesemia and hypermagnesemia. Clinical Nephrology, 7:147-153.

1978: Seelig MS: Magnesium deficiency with phosphate and vitamin D excesses; role in pediatric cardiovascular disease? Cardiovasc Med 3:637-650.

1978: Seelig MS, Augusta Alba, Adolph R. Berger, Ante Rudez & Milton Tarlau: Pilot study of D-penicillamine, vitamins and minerals in multiple sclerosis. J Clin Psychiatry 39:170-174.

1979: Seelig MS: Editorial foreword to Part II of Nutrition and Cancer, Eds vanEys J, Seelig MS, Nichols BL. Publ SP Medical & Scientific Books: pp l57-l58.

1979: Seelig MS: Magnesium (and trace substance) deficiencies in the pathogenesis of cancer. Biol Tr Element Res 1:273-297.

1979: Seelig MS, Berger AR, Hazzi C & Milstoc M : Long-term pilot trial of D-penicillamine, minerals and vitamins in patients with advanced Laennec's cirrhosis. Trace Substances in Environmental Health-XIII. 1979 pp 389-400.

1980 Seelig MS Contribution of magnesium deficiency to gestational and infantile disorders. In Malnutrition in Pregnancy Ed L Zichella, Proc Intl Sympos, Rome, Italy (publ in Italian).

1980: Seelig MS, Berger AR, Avioli LA: Speculations on renal, hormonal, and metabolic aberrations in a patient with marginal magnesium deficiency. In Magnesium in Health & Disease, Eds M Cantin, MS Seelig, Publ Spectrum Press, NY pp 459-468.

1980: Seelig MS, Haddy FJ: Magnesium and the Arteries: I. Effects of magnesium deficiency on arteries and on retention of sodium, potassium, and calcium. In Magnesium in Health & Disease, Eds M Cantin, MS Seelig, Publ Spectrum Press, NY pp 605-638.

1980: Haddy FJ, Seelig MS: Magnesium and the arteries: II. Physiologic effects of electrolyte abnormalities on arterial resistance. Ibid, pp 639-657.

1980: Kontopoulos V, Seelig MS, Dolan J, Berger AR, Ross RS: Influence of parenteral administration of magnesium sulfate to normal pregnant and to preeclamptic women. Ibid, pp 839-848.

1980: Ross RS, Seelig MS, Berger AR: Isolation of leukocytes for magnesium determination. Ibid, pp 7-15.

1981: Seelig MS: Amphotericin B binding of Magnesium: Contribution of its toxicity, and therapeutic implications. Mg-Bul 3:80-84.

1981: Seelig MS: Magnesium Requirements in Human Nutrition. Magnesium Bull 3(la):26-47.

1981: Seelig MS: Magnesium Deficiency in gestational and Infantile Disorders. Seminar designed for practicing nutritionists. Louisville, Kentucky -March 9-11.

1982: Seelig MS: Early nutritional roots of cardiovascular disease. In Nutrition and Heart Disease. Ed. HK Naito, Publ SP Med & Sci Books, New York, pp 31-59.

1982: Seelig MS: Nutritional roots of combined system disorders. In Pediatric Nutrition. Ed F Lifshitz, Publ Marcel Dekker, NY, NY, pp 327-351.

1982: Seelig MS: Prenatal and neonatal mineral deficiencies: magnesium, zinc and chromium. In Pediatric Nutrition. Ed F Lifshitz, Publ Marcel Dekker, NY, NY, pp 167-196.

1982: Seelig MS: Magnesium requirements in human nutrition. Contemporary Nutrition. Vol. 7, No. 1.

1982: Seelig MS: Auto-Immune Complications of D-Penicillamine—A possible result of zinc and magnesium depletion and of pyridoxine inactivation. J Am Coll Nutr 1:207-214.

1982: Seelig MS, Berger AR, Alba A, Sundar RP, Samaan NS, Becker MH: Magnesium treatment of myositis ossificans progressiva: Preliminary case report. J Am Coll Nutr: 112.

1983: Seelig MS: Possible role of magnesium in disorders of the aged. In "Intervention in the Aging Process, A: Quantitation, Epidemiology, Clinical Research". Eds W Regelson, F.M. Sinex, Publ A Liss, NY, NY pp 279-305.

1983: Seelig MS: Vitamin D—risk vs. benefit. J Am Coll Nutr. 2:109-110.

1984: Sheehan JP, Seelig MS: Interactions of magnesium and potassium in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease. Magnesium 3:301-314.

1985: Sheehan JP, Seelig MS: Magnesium, potassium and arrhythmias. J Am Coll Nutr 4:312-313.

1986 Seelig MS: Nutritional status and requirements of magnesium, with consideration of individual differences and prevention of cardiovascular disease. Magnesium Bull 8:170-185.

1988: Seelig MS: Overview: Recognizing the problem of magnesium deficiency. In Trace Substances in Environmental Health - XXII, pp. 111-127.

1989: Seelig MS: Cardiovascular consequences of magnesium deficiency and loss; pathogenesis, prevalence and manifestations—magnesium and chloride loss in refractory potassium repletion. Am J Cardiology 63:4G-21G.

1990: Seelig MS: Increased magnesium need with use of combined estrogen and calcium for osteoporosis treatment. Magnesium Res 3:197-215.

1991: Seelig MS (Editorial): Magnesium in acute myocardial infarction (International Study of Infarct Survival 4). Am J Cardiology 68:1221-1222.

1992: Seelig MS, Altura BT, Resnick LM, Handwerker SM, Altura BM: Low magnesium, a common denominator in pathologic processes in diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, and eclampsia. J Am Coll Nutr 11:608.

1992: Seelig MS: Adverse stress reactions in magnesium deficiency: Preventive and therapeutic implications. J Am Coll Nutr 11:609.

1993: Seelig MS: Interrelationship of magnesium and estrogen in cardiovascular and bone disorders, eclampsia, migraine and premenstrual syndrome. J Am Coll Nutr 12:442-458.

1993. Seelig MS: Magnesium in oncogenesis and in anti-cancer treatment; interaction with minerals and vitamins. In "Adjuvant Nutrition in Cancer" eds P Quillan & RM Williams, Publ Cancer Res Fdn. Arlington Hts, IL, 283-316.

1994: Seelig MS (Editorial): Magnesium, antioxidants and myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Nutr. 13:116-117.

1994: Seelig MS: Consequences of magnesium deficiency enhancement of stress reactions; preventive and therapeutic implications. J Am Coll Nutr 13:429-446. (Seelig Festschrift).

1994: Seelig MS. & Harry G. Preuss: Magnesium metabolism and perturbations in the elderly. Klumer Academic Publishers. Geriatric Nephrology and Urology. 4: 101-111.

1995: Seelig MS: Prenatal and genetic magnesium deficiency in cardiomyopathy; possible vitamin and trace mineral interactions. In "Pediatric Nutrition XXII", Ed F Lifshitz, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp 197-224.

1995: Seelig MS: Prenatal and neonatal mineral deficiencies: Magnesium, zinc, and chromium. In "Childhood Nutrition" pp 67-196.

1995: Seelig MS & Elin RJ (Editorial): Reexamination of magnesium infusions in myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol 76:172-173.

1995: Seelig MS: Interrelations between magnesium and calcium, in Ed G Berthon "Handbook on Metal-Ligand Interactions in Biological Fluids" vol 1 (Part 2): Chapt 4, pp 273-286.

1995: Seelig MS: Calcium and magnesium deposits in disease, with emphasis on arteriosclerosis, in Ed. G Berthon "Handbook on Metal-Ligand Interactions in Biological Fluids" vol 2 (Part 4): Chapt 5, Dekker, N.Y., N.Y., pp 914-934.

1996: Seelig MS & Elin RJ: Is there a place for magnesium in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction? Am Heart J 132 (Part 2):471-477.

1996: Antman EM, Seelig MS, Fleischmann K, Lau J, Kuntz K, Berkey CS, McIntosh M: Editorial. Magnesium in acute myocardial infarction: scientific, statistical, and economic rationale for its use. Cardiovasc Drugs & Therapy 10:297-301.

1997: Seelig MS, Altura BM: Editorial. How best to determine magnesium requirement: need to consider cardiotherapeutic drugs that affect its retention. J Am Coll Nutr 16:2-4.

1997: Seelig MS, Altura BM: Editorial. How best to determine magnesium status; a new laboratory test worth trying. Nutrition: Intl J Appl & Basic Nutr Sci April.

1998: Seelig MS, Elin RJ, Antman EM: Viewpoint: Magnesium in acute myocardial infarction; still an open question. Canad J Cardiol 14:745-749.

1998: Seelig MS: Review and hypothesis: might patients with the chronic fatigue syndrome have latent tetany of magnesium deficiency. J Chron Fatigue Syndr 4:77-108.

1999: Rob PM, Dick K, Bley N, Seyfert T, Brinckmann CH, Hollriegel V, Friedrich HJ, Dibbelt L, Seelig MS: Can one really measure magnesium deficiency using the short-term magnesium loading test? J of Int Medicine 246:373-378.

2000: Seelig MS: Interrelationship of magnesium and congestive heart failure. Wien Med Wschr 150:335-341.

2001: Seelig MS: Epidemiology of water magnesium; evidence of contributions to health. Ed. Y Rayssiguier, A. Mazur, J Durlach, Publ John Libby & Co U.K. Proc of 9th International Symposium on Magnesium, Vichy, France. pp 211-218.

2001. Seelig MS: Epidemiologic data on magnesium deficiency-associated cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis; consideration of risks of current recommendations for high calcium Intake, In "Advances in Magnesium research: Nutrition and Health." Ed. Y Rayssiguier, A. Mazur, J Durlach, Publ John Libby & Co U.K. Proc of 9th International Symposium on Magnesium, Vichy, France. pp 177-190.

Part 1: Cardiovascular and Skeletal Benefits of ERT; Thrombophlehitic Complications Caused by intensifying Pro-Coagulative Effect of Estrogen by Low Magnesium/High Calcium Intakes
Part 2: Mental Benefits of Estrogen Replacement with Magnesium Therapy after the Menopause; Cognitive Loss and Dementia intensified when Estrogen is Replaced without Magnesium Supplementation.
J Am Coll Nutr 23: 482S-496S, 2004, (Presented at 10th ISDRM, Cairns Australia, 9/7/03).

2003, 2004. Rosanoff A, Seelig MS: Comparison of mechanism and functional effects of magnesium and statin pharmaceuticals. J Am Coll Nutr 23:501S-505S, 2004. (Presented at 10th ISDRM, Cairns Australia, 9/7/03).

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