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Magnesium: The Overlooked Mineral That Is Essential For Health

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Magnesium is one of the most essential minerals we need, yet most Americans are deficient in it without even knowing. Magnesium deficiency is causing a variety of issues and Americans are unsure of the root of their problems.

Are you deficient in magnesium? Is there a way to tell if you’re deficient?

How to Tell You Have a Magnesium Deficiency

Deficiency of magnesium can cause several symptoms:

  • Eye Twitching
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Lack of Emotion
  • Decreased Bone Density
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscle Pain
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Asthma
  • Arrhythmia
  • Congestive Heart Failure

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If you’re experiencing any of the above symptoms, it could be that your body doesn’t have enough magnesium.

You can’t blood test to see if you have enough magnesium in your body, meaning you will only know you’re deficient when it’s far too late. Millions of Americans deal with these symptoms without knowing the cause.

The best way to prevent the symptoms of magnesium deficiency is to make sure you get enough of it every day.

How Much Magnesium To Take

I recommend taking 200-400 milligrams daily to prevent magnesium deficiency. You can get this through my vitamin D, collagen, and electrolyte powder supplements. I like to get 200 milligrams through supplements and get the rest through food. If you want to find out what 20 foods are packed with magnesium, check out this video I made on it to take the next step towards better health.

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