Symptoms of Magnesium

Symptoms of Magnesium

75% of population consume less than the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of magnesium, which draws a big concern Magnesium his one of the most important trace elements in human body, it plays a major role in facilitating the function of over 300 critical enzymes that play an important role in regulating our day-to-day metabolic functions, DNA, RNA, and protein. Important as well for healthy bones, critical for the production of glutathione, the body’s master antioxidant.

What are the most common symptoms of Magnesium deficiency?

Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency:
• Fatigue
• Irritability
• Anxiety
• Muscle weakness
• Muscle cramps
• Nausea
• Memory problems
• Anorexia
• Loss of Appetite
• Vomiting
• Seizures
• Tremors
• Vertigo
• Difficulty swallowing
• Irregular or rapid heartbeat

Clinical symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency
• Chronic fatigue syndrome
• Depression
• Dementia
• Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
• Sleep disorders
• Migraine headaches
• Asthma
• Colon Cancer
• Epilepsy
• Chest pain (angina)
• Parkinson’s disease
• Fibromyalgia
• Osteoporosis
• Hypertension
• Cardiac arrhythmia
• Coronary artery disease
• Atherosclerosis
• Type II diabetes

Test for Magnesium Deficiency

A simple blood test can determine your magnesium level, but this method does not give the best information on intracellular magnesium levels within the cell where 99% of the magnesium in the body is found!

The good news is that a simple scan test can give us a clear idea about our intercellular magnesium levels and together with a blood test can determine our magnesium body level.

Magnesium in Diet

It is very important to eat enough of this mineral important for relaxation, it increases energy, relieves stress, improves sleep and improves mood.

Foods rich in Magnesium: Dark, leafy green vegetables, beans, nuts, and seeds such as:
• Almonds, Pumpkin seeds, Cashews, Spinach, Salmon, Avocados.

Magnesium Supplementation

But because our food is grown in magnesium depleted soil, they may not be as magnesium-rich. That is why it is always advised to take a magnesium supplement, up to 400mg a day is always safe (always refer to your health practitioner)

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