Health Benefits of Magnesium

Sep 17, 2012 by

Magnesium is a much needed mineral with multiple health benefits including body temperature regulation, energy production, detoxification, nerve transmission and the formation of healthy bones and teeth.  Like other essential minerals magnesium benefits women of all ages and may provide relief from menopausal symptoms, PMS, constipation, migraines, kidney stones, gallstones, and insomnia.   Magnesium helps in the the absorption of calcium by the body, protecting us from osteoporosis while improving muscle function.


Other benefits of magnesium are still being studied but one of the most important is that magnesium in appropriate doses may lower the risk of coronary heart diseases.  This is still the number one killer of women, not breast cancer…coronary heart disease!  This is very significant and chances of stroke are shown to be lower with sufficient magnesium intake.


Magnesium also regulates blood pressure naturally and studies show that consuming a diet rich in fruits and vegetable along with magnesium supplements can keep blood pressure at normal levels or at least lower.  Another  metabolic disease that can be altered by increasing daily magnesium intake is the effect on Type-2 Diabetes.  Magnesium aids in the metabolism of carbohydrates which effects insulin release and activity in the body which in turn controls blood glucose levels.


Magnesium also has a calming, anti-anxiety component which can aid sleep as well as a plethora of other issues women contend with daily.








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