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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Will popping magnesium pills cure your aches and pains?

Headaches, exhaustion, feeling sluggish all day then struggling to sleep at night are problems many middle-aged women will recognise.

All too often we dismiss them as nothing more than the symptoms of busy modern life and getting older.

But they could have a surprising cause in many people, say experts: A lack of magnesium.

One of six essential minerals we need in our diet, magnesium is stored mainly in our bones and muscles. Each person’s body will contain around 25g, and it is used in a startling number of ways.

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Magnesium and potassium were not getting into me in enough quantities through my diet, so I started taking a supplement a few months ago. Muscle cramping - gone. Fatigue - gone. Poor sleep quality - gone.
I use a free phone app called MyFitnessPal, which has made keeping track of my caloric and nutrient intake and physical activity in a lot easier. My energy levels have improved a lot, and my weight is down and my muscle strength up.

Lauren M said...

I take magnesium for anxiety, lack of mg causes the brains fight or flight response to activate.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing.

Unknown said...

Well after reading this, I went and bought some. I will see if it helps.