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Magnesium is an essential mineral for the healthy development of human beings. inside our body magnesium is found around 65% in bones, 25% in muscles and 10% in other cells and body fluids. As magnesium is an essential mineral, that is, our body is unable to produce unlike other minerals, it must be consumed through food and / or supplementation.


Magnesium Functions

Our whole body needs magnesium, especially the heart, muscles and kidneys for proper functioning. Magnesium helps in the formation of teeth and bones and participates in energy production processes. This essential mineral also has the ability to relax muscles and regulate the transmission of nerve impulses, which is very important for day to day muscle contraction and physical exercise.


Symptoms of magnesium deficiency

The main symptoms of this mineral deficiency are: muscle weakness, spasms, cardiac arrhythmia, increased heart rate, bone weakness, immunosuppression, headaches and high blood pressure.


Magnesium Sources

Magnesium is present in several vegetables such as penacha, green beans, kale, turnip, celery. We can also find it in oilseeds like pumpkin, sunflower, sesame and flax seeds. These are some of the options at the food level where we can find magnesium, we also have the option in supplementation that may be prescribed by my doctor.

Alexandre Ichim