18 Symptoms of a serious Magnesium deficiency
There is a huge percentage of the population that has a serious magnesium deficiency, mostly due to low dietary consumption.
According to the Mayo Clinic experiencing a deficiency of magnesium does not show up as a symptom until it is at a significantly low level. The blood only holds approximately 1% of our level so taking a deeper look into the cellular storage is more important than most realize. There are many contributors to most symptoms but if you have many of the following, you may want to dig deeper:
- Muscle pain/cramps/spasms & restless leg
- Upper respiratory infections
- Chronic sinusitis
- Cardiovascular disease
- High Blood Pressure
- Type 2 diabetes
- Seasonal allergies
Magnesium plays a part in every function of the body and intimately involved with enzymes. “Every known illness is associated with a magnesium deficiency and it’s the missing cure to many diseases.” According to American neurosurgeon, Norman Shealy, MD, Ph.D. It is also necessary for the synthesis of glutathione which is our body’s largest antioxidant. Glutathione removes free radicals (damaged cells) that cancers can grow on.
Good food sources to improve levels include vegetables, seeds, nuts, and non-GMO/organic grains. The typical American diet of refined grain foods, dairy products, fruits, sodas, and even some teas contain very little Magnesium.
Stress and excessive exercise can quickly drain the body in an effort to calm the adrenals down or repair overused muscles. Having an excess of Magnesium is a bio-unavailable form that can also cause the above symptoms, as it is unusable to the body. Depletion of this mineral can be caused by an excess of other minerals such as sodium, potassium, calcium, phosphates, sugar, and severely by alcohol (which is a diuretic). Soda pop is draining as it releases magnesium causing a relaxed, feel-good sensation but in turn, depleting the body’s magnesium levels. Other factors such as soil depletion, aging, malabsorption due to leaky gut, excessive water consumption, or medication side effects (acid reflux drugs).
When a body has an imbalance of Magnesium, taking it in excess will not correct it for long. One could experience temporary relief of some symptoms but until one knows the “how and why” the level is low, it will reoccur. The product Milk of Magnesia is high in Magnesium to relieve constipation, but you would not take it long term! Chronic intermittent bouts of diarrhea which is common with irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, Crohn’s or Celiac Disease can result in significant Magnesium loss.
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