Minerals play a key role in the optimal functioning of our bodies. Some minerals in particular are needed in the body in greater amounts - one of these is Magnesium. It plays a role in over 300 biochemical reaction in the body, it is involved in muscle and nerve function, energy production, digestion and much more.
Unfortunately with our soils being depleted of these minerals, poor dietary choices and increased stress means that upwards of 75% of the population are now deficient in this essential element.
If you suffer from migraines, PMS, headaches, muscle aches, pains, cramps and twitches, nervous system disorders, poor mood, anxiety, depression, high blood pressure, palpitations, improper heart function, fibromyalgia, diabetes, osteoporosis, RLS, insomnia, autism, ADD, metabolic syndrome, acne, psoriasis - then this show is a "must-listen" for you!
Angela discusses all this and more, as shows us how to identify Magnesium deficiency and ways to treat it naturally through healthy dietary and lifestyle changes and supplementation.
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3 Take Away Keys
- Magnesium is an essential macro-mineral that is needed in the body for over 300 different biochemical reactions. Over 75% of the general population have become deficient in this important mineral.
- Common reasons for Magnesium deficiency include: Heavy metal toxicity Low dietary intake Lowered levels in our soil Increased stress Excessive sweating/kidney problems Medications Poor gut function Excessive calcium supplementation Chronic alcohol consumption
- To assess if you are deficient: Consider your current signs and symptoms, you can look into getting a Magnesium RBC test which will assess the levels of magnesium inside the cells, also consider HMA for heavy metal testing. If you are deficient look at switching to organic foods and including higher amounts of dietary sources, also consider supplementing if necessary.
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