Magnesium citrate is perhaps the most easily absorbed form of magnesium. Much more bioavailable than magnesium oxide which is what you will find at the local grocery.
Magnesium is a mineral required for healthy functioning nerves and muscles, formation of bones and energy metabolism.
Certain groups of people are at risk for not having enough magnesium in their bodies. They are: alcoholics, type II diabetics, people with cardiovascular diseases, people with gastrointestinal problems (including after bariatric surgery), people with osteoporosis, the elderly, and migraine headache sufferers. In fact, magnesium affects 300 different body processes to keep you functioning optimally.
Directions: 1 tablet 1-3x/day with food. Or as directed by your health care provider. 100 tablets/bottle.
ALERT! Keep product away from children. Consult your health care provider if you are on medication, have a medical condition (especially kidney disease and heart disease) or are pregnant or lactating. It is of utmost importance to have your health care provider check your magnesium levels periodically during your annual physical exam because it could be either too high or too low.
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Signs of low magnesium are: Early signs of magnesium deficiency include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and weakness. As magnesium deficiency worsens, numbness, tingling, muscle contractions and cramps, seizures, personality changes, abnormal heart rhythms, and coronary spasms can occur. Severe magnesium deficiency can result in low calcium or potassium) because it disrupts the balance of your minerals, known also as body salts.
Signs of too much magnesium are: hypotension, nausea, vomiting, facial flushing, retention of urine, sluggish bowel (or even loss of peristalsis), depression, and lethargy before progressing to muscle weakness, difficulty breathing, extreme hypotension, irregular heartbeat, and cardiac arrest.
So, yes, if you are at risk, this is very important to your life!
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