Magnesium promotes healthy muscles and helps them to relax. This makes Magnesium supportive of PMS pain / period pain relief. Magnesium is also very important for the heart muscles and nervous system. Magnesium is great for the immune system and is essential for energy production. Body builders like to use Magnesium after training to relax their muscles as they repair.
Am I deficient? Do you suffer from muscle weakness, tremors or spasms? Do you suffer from an irregular heartbeat, depression, nervousness or hyperactivity? Have you got high blood pressure? Any of these can be a sign of Magnesium deficiency.
Magnesium can be found in the following foods:
You can supplement with Magnesium Carbonate or Magnesium Sulphate but Amino Acid Chelate and Citrate are more easily absorbed.
Magnesium works well with Vitamins B1, B6, C & D, Zinc, Calcium and Phosporus.