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Magnesium is both a mineral and electrolyte which is actually vital for many processes in the body.

Magnesium which supports a number of roles in the body, including regulating calcium absorption formation of bones, releasing energy,
blood pressure regulation, and supporting normal nerve and muscle
contractions and function.
Aids electrical activity in the heart and brain

Use with vitamin K2

Foods High in Magnesium

Vegetables: Green leafy vegetables, swiss chard, sprouts, sea vegetables, broccoli, cabbage
Fruits: avocados, figs, banana, raspberries
Nuts & Seeds: pumpkin seeds,
Legumes: black beans, chickpeas, kidney beans
Whole Grains: brown rice, oats
Dark chocolate and Raw cacao
Pink Salt

Magnesium Functions

Magnesium plays several important functions, these include contribution to:

  • Reduction tiredness and fatigue
  • Electrolyte balance
  • Normal energy-yielding metabolism
  • Function of the nervous system
  • Muscle function
  • Protein synthesis
  • Psychological function
  • Maintenance of normal bones
  • Maintenance of normal teeth
  • A role in the process of cell division

Types of Magnesium and Benefits

Best for producing cellular energy in Mitochondria

  • Malate – Energising, metabolism and reduce muscle pain
  • Glycinate – Relaxing, gut-friendly and good for nerve pain
  • Chloride – Detoxifying and good for kidneys
  • Taurate – Cardiovascular Health
  • Orotate- Cardiovascular Health
  • Citrate – Relaxing, reducing muscle pain, good for kidneys
  • L-Threonate – Injuries, depression, anxiety, memory, learning, neurodegenerative disorders. Best for crossing blood brain barrier and reducing stress, anxiety and improving learning, memory and sleep

Chelated Magnesium – easily absorbed by the body

Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium helps regulate calcium, vitamin D, blood sugar and hormonal balance. Low magnesium levels can lead to chronic fatigue symptoms, low mood and depression, anxiety, stress, insomnia, high blood pressure, muscle cramps ( can also be low calcium )

Symptoms of magnesium deficiency

Nausea or Vomiting
Fatigue and Weakness
Abnormal heart rhythms
Numbness or tingling
Muscle contractions and cramps

Epsom Salts

Epsom Salts – Magnesium sulphate been used for hundreds of years to ease all kinds of aches, pains and soothing achy muscles.

Originated from Epsom, England by boiling down mineral waters.

Magnesium Protocol

Root Cause Protocol – Balance Magnesium, Copper, and Iron — and repair cellular dysfunction

Magnesium Articles:

Understanding different types of Magnesium

Which Form of Magnesium is Right For You?

Types of Magnesium – The best and the worst

Does Epsom Salt Work? The science of Epsom salt bathing for recovery from muscle pain, soreness, or injury

Magnesium Research:

Magnesium L-threonate prevents and restores memory deficits associated with neuropathic pain by inhibition of TNF-α

Magnesium in acute and chronic brain injury: an update.

Magnesium in the CNS: recent advances and developments.

Magnesium boosts the memory restorative effect of environmental enrichment in Alzheimer’s disease mice.

Enhancement of learning and memory by elevating brain magnesium.

Enhancement of Learning and Memory by Elevating Brain Magnesium

Magnesium supplementation in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Elevation of brain magnesium prevents synaptic loss and reverses cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s disease mouse model

Dietary intake of nutrients and its correlation with fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients

Myth or Reality—Transdermal Magnesium?

The Effects of Magnesium Supplementation on Subjective Anxiety and Stress—A Systematic Review

Magnesium L-Threonate to Enhance Learning and Memory in People with Dementia

Magnesium Books:

The Magnesium Miracle by Carolyn Dean

Invisible Minerals Part I – by Carolyn Dean MD ND

Magnesium Deficiency: Weight Loss, Heart Disease and Depression, 13 Ways that Curing Your Magnesium by Ryan J. S. Martin

Transdermal Magnesium Therapy: A New Modality for the Maintenance of Health by Dr. Mark Sircus

Louise Burton-Payne

Passionate about feeding my body a plant-based vegan food to benefit my health, save the planet and protect animals.

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