Magnesium is a crucial mineral to our bodies. It is involved in over 300 varying physiological processes. It is also a very common deficiency in our modern world today. Is a magnesium deficiency impacting your health negatively? Let’s take a closer look at the signs of magnesium deficiency and effective ways to add more in your diet.
According to American neurosurgeon Norman Shealy, MD, Ph.D., almost every known disease is associated with a magnesium deficiency. This may be hard to believe. However, since it is involved in so many processes, it makes sense. It also points to the reasons why there is such an array of symptoms that occur due to a magnesium deficiency.
Read on to learn more about the top signs that you may have a magnesium deficiency.
Magnesium is highly involved with energy production. The mitochondria in your cells rely on magnesium to produce energy. Your mitochondrial function primarily determines your energy levels. In addition, magnesium supports the adrenal glands which participate in energy production as well.
Because magnesium is involved in many enzymatic processes, a deficiency will make it harder to perform over 300 normal processes. This creates a chronic stressor on your body and drains your energy.
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