is the cofactor for over 300 enzymes, it helps regulate muscle contraction, neuromuscular conduction, blood sugar levels, helps regulate cellular energy metabolism, vascular tone, cell membrane ion transport and blood pressure. We also need magnesium to metabolize vitamin D and it helps to relax muscles and need it for bone formation.
What needs to be pointed out is that the lack of magnesium from all the electrolytes is the most common. Electrolytes are very important for our body; helping the intra – and extracellular matrix to function properly. I demonstrated this in a video which you can view for free here.
What needs to be pointed out is that the lack of magnesium from all the electrolytes, is the most common.
Magnesium intake from food
Green vegetables, nuts, dark chocolate, avocado, legumes, seeds such as flax and chia, buckwheat, fruits, fatty fish like salmon, bananas, and meat are all a good source for magnesium.
Magnesium in drinking water
We need to consider that water naturally contains magnesium. Most people use a water filter or purchase reverse osmosis drinking water which is stripped of all minerals. If we don’t add in minerals, we become deficient. Berkey water filtration does not remove the minerals from the water but reduces toxins, viruses, heavy metals and Glyphosate by almost 100%.
In a study (Calcium and magnesium in drinking water and the risk of death from hypertension*Chun-Yuh Yang, Hui-Fen Chiu ) on hypertension in regard to calcium and magnesium levels in drinking water the result show the following:
“…There was a significant protective dose–response effect of drinking water magnesium levels on the risk of death from hypertension (χ2 for trend = 29.05, P < .001). The increased magnesium group had a 27% to 37% lower risk of death from hypertension.”
Symptoms of magnesium deficiency
The best way to use Magnesium
Magnesium Spray is the easiest way to improve our magnesium levels. The skin absorbs the magnesium very quickly and bypasses the the digestive system. This is especially important for anyone who experiences gut issues such as IBS, diarrhea. In addition, the magnesium can be sprayed directly on parts of the body where we have pain. This is especially true for joint pain and tight muscles.
EASE Magnesium Spray is Transdermal, Gluten Free, Vegan. It does not irritate the skin or cause itching but is immediately absorbed.
Magnesium helps to relieve muscle and joint pain, promotes sleep, takes the edge off stress
Testing Magnesium Levels
Physicians usually test serum magnesium, but the problem is that magnesium is only transported through the blood. The hair analysis is the best way to measure magnesium levels in tissue. The effect of low magnesium levels lead to high calcium levels which increase the contraction of blood vessels. In the hair tissue mineral analysis you can see the ratios of your minerals calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium. The test results will help you correct low levels, reduce high mineral levels and bring them back into balance.
Viering D. H. H. M., de Baaij J. H. F., Walsh S. B., Kleta R., Bockenhauer D. Genetic causes of hypomagnesemia, a clinical overview. Pediatric Nephrology. 2017;32(7):1123–1135. doi: 10.1007/s00467-016-3416-3. Grober U., Schmidt J., Kisters K. Magnesium in prevention and therapy. Nutrients. 2015;7(9) :8199–8226. doi: 10.3390/nu7095388 Martin K. J., Gonzalez E. A., Slatopolsky E. Clinical consequences and management of hypomagnesemia. Journal of American Society of Nephrology. 2009;20(11):2291–2295. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2007111194 Institute of Medicine (US) Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes. Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium, hosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Fluoride. Washington, DC, USA: National Academies Press; 1997. Sontia B., Touyz R. M. Magnesium transport inhypertension. Pathophysiology. 2007;14(3-4):205–211. doi: 10.1016/j.pathophys.2007.09.005. Monteilh-Zoller M. K., Hermosura M. C., Nadler M. J. S., Scharenberg A. M., Penner R., Fleig A. TRPM7 provides an ion channel mechanism for cellular entry of trace metal ions. The Journal of General Physiology. 2002;121(1):49–60. doi: 10.1085/jgp.20028740. Pilchova I., Klacanova K., Tatarkova Z., Kaplan P., Racay P. The involvement of Mg2+ in regulation of cellular and mitochondrial functions. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. 2017;2017:8. doi:10.1155/2017/6797460.6797460 Cheungpasitporn W., Thongprayoon C., Qian Q. Dysmagnesemia in hospitalized patients: prevalence and prognostic importance. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2015;90(8):1001–1010. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2015.04.023. Seo J. W., Park T. J. Magnesium metabolism. Electrolyte Blood Pressure. 2008;6(2):86–95. doi: 10.5049/EBP.2008.6.2.86. Atsmon J., Dolev E. Drug-induced hypomagnesaemia: scope and management. Drug Safety. 2005;28(9):763–788. doi: 10.2165/00002018-200528090-00003. Shivakumar K, Kumar BP. Magnesium deficiency enhances oxidative stress and collagen synthesis in vivo in the aorta of rats. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 1997;29:1273–8. doi: 10.1016/S1357-2725(97)00068-X. Kuzniar A, Mitura P, Kurys P, Szymonik-Lesiuk S, Florianczyk B, Stryjecka-Zimmer M. The influence of hypomagnesemia on erythrocyte antioxidant enzyme defence system in mice. Biometals. 2003;16:349–57. doi: 10.1023/A:1020632505289. Wegner M, Araszkiewicz A, Zozulińska-Ziółkiewicz D, Wierusz-Wysocka B, Pioruńska-Mikołajczak A, Pioruńska-Stolzmann M. The relationship between concentrations of magnesium and oxidized low density lipoprotein and the activity of platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase in the serum of patients with type 1 diabetes. Magnes Res. 2010;23:97–104. Calcium and magnesium in drinking water and the risk of death from hypertension* Chun-Yuh Yang, Hui-Fen Chiu American Journal of Hypertension, Volume 12, Issue 9, September 1999, Pages 894–899