What is Magnesium Used For? Surprising Health Benefits

girl knows what magnesium is used forExperts can agree that Americans are not getting enough magnesium in their daily diet.  This is leading to a magnesium deficiency for 4 out of 5 people living in the U.S.  Magnesium is essential for more than 300 biochemical reactions that take place in the human body.  I believe it is time to turn up the volume on the magnesium supplement conversation.  Why is magnesium so important?  What is magnesium used for?

Magnesium Benefits

As you learn more about the benefits of taking a magnesium supplement you will be shocked at how many things are dependent on magnesium.  Let’s explore a few of the biggies.

Magnesium Can Treat Depression

As far back as the 1920s magnesium has been used to successfully (a 90% success rate) treat depression.  As an added bonus for us women, a double blind study in 1991 suggest that magnesium may be one of the major factors associated with PMS symptoms.  Continue reading to learn more about magnesium and depression…

Magnesium Can Prevent Anxiety Attacks

Magnesium naturally calms the nervous system and our muscles.  It also regulates the release of serotonin.  Serotonin is the body’s natural “feel good drug.”  Without proper serotonin levels we can feel anxious, depressed, and sluggish.  Often times feeling extreme highs and extreme lows.  Continue reading to learn more about magnesium and anxiety…

Magnesium May Stop Migraines

Much is still not understood about the causes of migraine headaches.  Those of us who have ever had one know how serious they can be.  There is exciting research that suggest that magnesium may successfully control migraines.  Continue reading to learn more about what causes migraines and how magnesium might help…

Magnesium Could Reverse Osteopenia

If you have Osteopenia you are at a greater risk of developing osteoporosis.  A study by Harvard Medical School warns medication may not be as effective for treatment of Osteopenia as mineral supplements.  Continue reading to learn more about how magnesium may reverse Osteopenia and increase bone density…