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What Does Magnesium Do For Your Body?

Magnesium acts as the gatekeeper for NMDA receptors, which are involved in healthy brain development, memory and learning. It prevents nerve cells from being overstimulated, which can kill them and may cause brain damage.

Magnesium helps your heart muscle cells relax by countering calcium, which stimulates contractions. These minerals compete with each other to ensure heart cells contract and relax properly.

Magnesium acts as a natural calcium blocker, helping your muscle cells relax after contracting. When magnesium levels are low, your muscles may contract too much and cause symptoms such as cramps or muscle spasms.

Higher magnesium intakes have been linked to health benefits such as a lower risk of heart disease, fewer migraines, reduced symptoms of depression and improved blood pressure, blood sugar levels and sleep.

Bottled Water Shocker: Is It Really Bad for Your Heart?

Some studies have found that magnesium naturally present in water is absorbed 30% faster - and better - than the magnesium found in food. Drinking water, these studies say, can also provide more than one third of the calcium we need each day. So what are we, in our mineral-deficient society, doing? We’re stripping all the minerals out of our water, of course.

Magnesium May Help Neutralize the Acid in Your Stomach:

Do you constantly carry antacids around with you to combat reflux? Would you like to reduce or eliminate the use of those antacids? Let us share some Ionic M good news: magnesium is the primary ingredients in most antacids because it helps neutralize stomach acid. By taking our mineral drops daily, you can combat reflux faster and more effectively. To learn more about treating reflux with magnesium, read on.

Top Five Athletic Performance Benefits of Magnesium:

Are you ALWAYS sore after hard workouts? Do you feel completely bowled over by stress? What about sleep? If you can’t remember the last time you had a restful night in dreamland, it’s a good chance you’re not getting enough magnesium.