Signs and Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency
posted: Dec. 31, 2020.
Symptoms of deficiency:
Nausea, loss of appetite, fatigue, muscle cramps, numbness, tingling, seizures, change in heart rhythm or personality.
Healthy sources of Magnesium:
Green vegetables, beans, peas, nuts, seeds and unprocessed grains
Functions of Magnesium:
300 biochemical reactions, muscle and nervous function, heart rhythm, immune and bone support and regulator of vitamins such as calcium, copper, zinc, potassium and vitamin D.
How common is this deficiency?
Recommended supplemental dosage:
100 mg/day or to bowel tolerance
IMPORTANT FACT -- Magnesium works as a natural relaxant of the body. If you are taking too much you could produce loose stools. If that happens, decrease your intake.