Magnesium deficiency

Magnesium deficiency

Are you deficient in Magnesium??

There are many symptoms that arise when we are deficient in magnesium, many of which we may just brush off as signs of a hectic and stressful lifestyle. However, this mighty mineral affects over 300 different enzymatic processes that help your body function properly and deficiency can cause many issues including:

  • Difficulties sleeping

  • Cramp or muscle contractions

  • Anxiety

  • High blood pressure

  • Constipation

  • Migraines

  • Chocolate cravings!

But have no fear by simply topping up your magnesium levels you may start noticing the following benefits in a matter of weeks:

  • Improved sleep

  • Relieved muscle pain and tension

  • Improved mood and increased energy

  • Help draw toxins out of the body

  • Improved nutrient levels

  • Improved performance under stress

  • Stronger bones

  • Improved flexibility

  • Improved blood pressure

  • And many, many more

You can easily top up your magnesium intake with foods rich in magnesium, such as nuts & seeds, seaweed, green leafy vegetables, brown rice and raw cacao.

Alternatively, you can use a good quality magnesium supplement - look for the Magnesium Glycinate form as this provides the highest absorption rate. Most people need about 400mg and aim to take at bedtime for the best absorption and for a deep, rejuvenating sleep!

Other options are to take magnesium through your skin with Epsom salt baths or with magnesium body oil. Enjoy!