Should I be taking Magnesium supplements?

posted by Miranda Overbergen, DC on 1/9/2017 in Blog

It is estimated that 80% of Americans are not getting enough magnesium. So chances are you would benefit from a magnesium supplement. Magnesium is an often overlooked deficiency that is rarely tested, but the repercussions of not getting enough can be huge. In fact many people notice negative side effects from the lack of this vital nutrient without knowing it. A magnesium deficiency causes symptoms like muscle spasms or aches, trouble sleeping, anxiety, migraines, or poor digestion just to name a few. In fact, magnesium is necessary for over 300 body processes including your heart beat rhythm and even more importantly is the ability for your nerves to carry the brains messages to the body (and you know how worried Dr. Kellie and I are about that one).

The addition of a magnesium supplement can lead to a lot of positive benefits. Many experience increased energy, better sleep, better mood regulation, decreased risk of osteoporosis, calm nerves and reduce anxiety, heart health, just to list a few. A magnesium supplement combined with appropriate chiropractic care and other lifestyle changes are just what the doctor ordered to have a year working towards being your best self this year. So go ahead and add taking magnesium to your New Years Resolutions. Chances are, your body will thank you. Dr. Kellie or I would love to answer your questions and point you in the right direction for a great magnesium supplement.

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  3. muscles
  4. pregnancy
  5. vitamins

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Miranda Overbergen, DC

Dr. Miranda Overbergen is a family wellness chiropractor at Iowa Family Chiropractic 

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