Tag: Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium: An Important Mineral for Your Health

Magnesium may not get as much attention as some other nutrients, but it’s a critical mineral for your muscles, bones, brain, and heart. Getting more magnesium in your diet is associated with a lower risk of some diseases and even early death, according to a study published in BMC Medicine

3 Top Nutritional Deficiencies as Fatigue Causes

3 Top Nutritional Deficiencies as Fatigue Causes

It’s not surprising that nutrient deficiencies are fatigue causes, given that your body’s trillions of cells rely on vitamins and minerals to generate energy. What is surprising is that few doctors recognize the fact that fatigue is often an early symptom of multiple vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
Many health care

Better Diet and Sleep Might Help Protect Your Brain

Poor sleep quality and diet may contribute to the early accumulation of the plaques associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new review. Part of the reason may involve cortisol, a hormone manufactured by the body that plays a role in regulating many core functions, including sleep. Cortisol levels naturally

Magnesium for Bone Health

Magnesium for Bone Health

We already know that calcium protects and keeps bones and teeth healthy. But magnesium may be even more important! Without magnesium, the body cannot adequately absorb calcium or stimulate new bone to form

21 Calcium Deficiency Symptoms That Will Surprise You

In addition to its key role in imparting strength to bones and teeth, calcium plays a critical role as a messenger in cell-signaling pathways throughout the body and is necessary for normal cell function, transmission of nerve signals, secretion of hormones, blood coagulation, muscle contraction, and muscle relaxation.

Q&A: Cognitive Decline; Energy; Arthritis

Q. Does Huperzine A help prevent cognitive decline? I have a friend who takes Huperzine A supplements to prevent memory loss. Does it really work? 
A. Huperzine A is a dietary supplement made from a type of club moss. Club mosses are evergreen herbs with needle- or scale-like leaves, found on

Is Lack of Magnesium Robbing You of Brainpower?

Magnesium is essential to brain health, yet as we grow older our ability to absorb the mineral wanes, making us more vulnerable to cognitive decline. In many individuals, this reduced absorption is exacerbated by insufficient intake of dietary sources of the mineral, such as green leafy vegetables, whole grains, nuts,

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