Magnesium is the most used nutrient in the body. When you are stressed, your magnesium levels may be depleted. Magnesium is crucial to calming the nervous system, helping your body combat stress, and helping alleviate mental health symptoms.
Magnesium is a cofactor in over 300 enzyme systems that regulate diverse biochemical and enzymatic reactions within the body. Magnesium is required for its assistance with many chemical functions that support the central nervous system in managing stress.
Unfortunately, most Americans consume less magnesium than the recommended amount. You might want to consider supplementation.
There are seven different types of magnesium and each has a different effect on the body.
- magnesium oxide
- magnesium glycinate
- magnesium orotate
- magnesium L-threonate
- magnesium chloride
- magnesium sulfate
- magnesium citrate
You can take a magnesium supplement, you can take a magnesium salt bath, or do both. With so much stress in our modern lives, we can use all the help we can get.
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