Estimates show that less than 30% of adults in the U.S. get their Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of magnesium. And only about 20% of adults even get half of the magnesium they need each day.
There are an abundance of symptoms of magnesium deficiency, and most people are suffering from more than one of the symptoms. Are you?
25 Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency
- Chronic fatigue
- Difficulty falling and/or asleep
- Difficulty swallowing
- Eye twitches
- Facial tics
- Irregular heart rhythms
- Impaired cognitive function
- Impaired memory
- Impaired muscle coordination
- Loss of appetite
- Migraines and cluster headaches
- Muscle cramping, spasms or weakness
- Nausea and vomiting
As you can see, there are a wide variety of symptoms of magnesium deficiency. If you suspect you’re magnesium deficient, you can seek testing.
You can also try to consume foods high in magnesium. These include:
- Dark leafy greens, such as raw spinach
- Nuts and seeds
- Beans and lentils
- Whole grains
- Dried Fruit
- Dark Chocolate
However, if you have a chronic magnesium deficiency, you may need to supplement as well. Supplements come in both oral and topical forms.
You should be able to find both oral and topical magnesium supplements at your local health food store. You can also get Innotech Magnesium from the Healthy Planet website for $26.99 this month– that’s 10% off the regular price! This Nano Particle Ionic Magnesium goes to the cells directly, where it is needed and utilized.
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About the Author:
Chrystal Johnson, publisher of Happy Mothering and founder of Green Moms Media, is a mother of two sweet girls who believes in living a simple, natural lifestyle. A former marketing manager, Chrystal spends her time researching green and eco-friendly alternatives to improve her family’s life. She enjoys sharing those discoveries with anyone who’s willing to listen. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.