MAGNESIUM plays a role in 80% of bodily processes!
Recommended Reading: The Magnesium Miracle by Dr. Carolyn Dean
Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms:
Anxiety or Panic Attacks
High blood pressure
Trouble losing weight
*Pregnancy – Mg will help with labor and blood pressure balance
**PMS cravings for chocolate are often a signal that your body needs Magnesium!!!
Magnesium is depleted by:
exercise & sweating
antacids like Nexium, Prilosec, etc.
antihistamines like Benadryl & allergy medications
hundreds of medications for: blood pressure, cholesterol & diabetes
Ciprofloxacin (also contains fluoride which binds Mg)
Prozac + many, many more drugs
Best Food Sources:
Kelp, Cashews, Nuts & Seeds, Black beans, Leafy greens
Best Supplements for Magnesium:
Epsom salt baths (at least 2 cups of Epsom Salt dissolved in the tub)
Transdermal Magnesium (oil, gel or lotion)
*Ancient Minerals brand is recommended, is available here at Clearview!
Oral Mg supplements should be Pico-Ionic Mg
*regular Mg supplement tablets or drinks usually have a laxative effect, these above mentioned types of Mg supplements do not
How much/How long should you take a Mg supplement?
RDA is very low – we need at least 2-3x’s these doses
Experts estimate that 70-80% of people get LESS than the already deficient RDA recommendations
Take until symptoms disappear & Try different forms of Mg, then you only need to supplement 1-2x/wk
Over time you’ll need less & less
Use MORE when you are having muscle tension or pain or when having menstrual cramps