Ask a Health Profession Each week health professionals give their educated opinions on relatable health questions. We believe that knowledge is power! Paul Farley PharmI Pharmacist & Ouwner M-F: 9a-6p Sat: 9a-1p (715) 582-0898 960 Frontage Road | Peshtigo, w Question: 5 Who Could Benefit From a Magnesium Supplement? Magnesium is a mineral that essential for many bodily functions. Recent studies have suggested that up to 75% of people do not have sufficient magnesium levels Women, African-Americans, and the elderly are more likely to be deficient in magnesiunm A: Increasing magnesium intake in useful in reducing leg or other muscle cramping. It can often be extremely effective in the treatment of restless legs as well. e In my experience, I have also had numerous patients who have benefitted from magnesium for migraine headaches Supplemention has also been shown to be levels. The body uses magnesium for effective for some people in the management maintaining proper muscle of mental health affictions such as depression function, proper bone development, maintaining blood glucose levels, regulating and attention deficit disorder blood pressure, and many other functions. There are many different forms of magnesium Magnesium oxide is the most common for but it is also one of the most poorly a supplements Magnesium can be found in many foods that are high in fiber. This includes many nuts broccoli, squash, and green leafy vegetables, available bsorbe are whooel sains, some meats, dairy, and even ohed gycinate chocolate absorbed but harder to find. Magnesium citrate is very helpful for constipation but Magnesium supplementation has been too much can cause some problems relate shown to be effective at treating many health to copper and iron regulation in the body. In problems. One of the most prominent uses is my experience, the best magnesium product to treat issues related to heart disease. This includes high blood pressure, high cholesterol, I have found is Reacted Magnesium made by Ortho Molecular, It combines 3 types of irregular heartbeat, chest pain, and issues magnesium (malate, citrate, and glycinat related to clogged arteries. in chemical formulation that is muc Magnesium is also essential for maintaining more highly absorbed.. .in fact, Reacted healthy bones. It is used in conjunction with Magnesium is 8.8 times more absorbable calcium, vitamin D, and zinc. Magnesium than standard magnesium oxide. If you are helps convert vitamin D to its active form, interested in magnesium supplementation which in turn helps increase calcium and need help finding the right product, feel absorption. free to stop by Hometown Pharmacy, we'd be Low levels of magnesium are often happy to hel manifested in various muscle symptoms p!