Magnesium - a mineral that also serves as one our body’s main electrolytes - has a multitude of uses as a supplement. The two main areas that we use it for are its gentle muscle relaxing effect, and its ability to calm the mind and decrease anxiety and improve sleep.
One of the most-often quoted facts you’ll read about magnesium is that it’s “involved in over 300 different reactions in the body” or something to that effect. And while that’s probably true, the same can be said for most every other vitamin and mineral. Despite the importance of magnesium, it’s estimated that 68% of Americans are deficient!
But more specifically, how can you use magnesium to better your health?
Here’s four reasons we use it in clinic with our patients - we’ve seen some pretty impressive changes in certain conditions just by adding supplementation to a person’s regimen.
Best Uses for Magnesium:
Magnesium citramate provides a mixture of the two best absorbed forms of magnesium, citrate and malate in a 1:1 ratio for enhanced absorption.
Magnesium is extremely safe in recommended amounts and can drastically improve a number of conditions!
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Being from Colorado, we know altitude. Denver and the Front Range areas are roughly 5000+ feet, or a mile (1600 meters) high. This elevation, while nothing extreme, definitely presents a challenge to visitors.
Often times I am asked, “just how long can I rest while I recover from my injury/illness, before I start to lose my fitness level”? All of us are hesitant to give up the gains we have made from all of that training. Although this is not a straight forward question, there is plenty of enlightening research on this subject.
Pure Encapsulations Thyroid Support Complex is a comprehensive formula containing vitamins, minerals and herbal extracts to help support healthy thyroid cell metabolism and thyroid hormone function. This formula is useful for anyone dealing with thyroid issues; it provides all the nutrients to help keep the thyroid gland functioning normally.