Known as “the master mineral,” magnesium is responsible for more than 300 metabolic processes in the body. Magnesium deficiency can lead to a host of symptoms including calcium deficiency, poor heart health, muscle cramps, tremors, nausea, high blood pressure, blood glucose, and respiratory illness.Most people fall short despite Magnesium’s widespread benefits. About 75% of the population do not get enough magnesium in their diet. Women should consume 320 milligrams per day and men should consume 420 milligrams. Magnesium a mineral in the body is involved in more than 300 Metabolic reaction in the body. Our everyday routine may cause the lack of Magnesium.
Some Possible Causes of Magnesium Deficiency
- Excess Calcium
- Digestive issues
- Poor nutrition
- Strenuous exercise
- Low-carb diets
- Alcohol consumption
- Being older
- Medications taken for acid reflux
Signs of Magnesium Deficiency
Dubbed the “invisible deficiency” by some experts because it’s so hard to spot and diagnose, magnesium deficiencies are more dangerous than you might think. “Magnesium is involved in over 300 biochemical reactions in your body. It affects everything from your heartbeat to your muscles to your hormones. The following are signs of Magnesium deficiency…
- Chronic fatigue
- Muscle cramps
- Irregular heartbeat
- High blood pressure
How To Get Enough Magnesium
When you are not consuming enough Magnesium, your body may drain away magnesium from your bones and muscles. This can cause decreased bone mineral density and reduce muscle mass and strength. This can lead to the risk of falls and reduced quality of life. To make matters worse, this condition can be difficult to detect with medical tests. Since only 1% of magnesium is found in your blood (most is in your bones or organs), a simple needle prick often won’t help determine your levels. Diagnoses are usually made through process of elimination and by examining a patient’s lifestyle. To maintain a healthy magnesium level, it’s best to get this mineral from food, especially high-fiber foods such as dark green leafy vegetables, unrefined grains, nut, and beans. There are also many supplements we can help you with to make sure you are getting enough Magnesium.
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