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Magnesium is the nearest neighbor of calcium in the group of the periodic system and constantly enters into exchange reactions with it. These two elements easily replace each other in connections. It is important to remember that a magnesium deficiency in a diet rich in calcium causes calcium retention in all tissues, which leads to their calcification. Sufficient intake of magnesium in the body is simply necessary for the full absorption of calcium, phosphorus, sodium ascorbic acid and vitamins of group B.
But the special importance of magnesium in metabolic processes due to its ability to stimulate the formation of proteins, to participate in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates. It is important for the effective conversion of blood sugar into energy, known as an anti-stress substance, necessary for the formation of bones and teeth.
People suffering from a lack of magnesium, there is nothing to explain the feeling of internal anxiety, stress, heart rhythm disturbances. Dizziness, noise in the head and ears, constant feeling of tiredness, insomnia, nightmares, and severe awakening are possible. The latter is explained by the fact that when magnesium is deficient, the peak of the adrenal discharge of a large amount of hormones occurs in the evening and is accompanied by a surge of overdue vigor, and in the morning you feel overwhelmed (this is the secret of people dividing into owls and larks).
And you can check whether you have a magnesium deficiency in the following way: if you feel pain in your ankles while sinking or straining your muscles, there is not enough magnesium. The mechanism of these manifestations lies in the improper exchange of calcium and magnesium in the nervous tissue.
Magnesium has a sedative effect not only on the muscles, but also on the nervous system. If your loved one is restless, constantly annoyed, nervous over trifles, behaves aggressively and noisily, you can turn him into a calm, sweet person, adding magnesium preparations to his breakfast. A 2: 1 ratio of calcium and magnesium ensures the best absorption of these minerals by the body and prevents their loss. The result will be provided within 15-18 hours.
But still, before using magnesium preparations, it is better to consult with your doctor, since large dosages and long-term use can lead to a steady dependence on them.
Under normal conditions, a person receives magnesium with water, especially with hard, and acidic. Magnesium enters the body and with food. Champions in the content of this element are watermelons. Magnesium dairy products are relatively small, but they are contained in easily digestible form in the form of magnesium citrate. When cooking, it is possible to lose it, because many compounds containing magnesium are easily soluble in water.
The main source of magnesium for millennia were considered cereal bran, i.e.
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- MAGNY AMMONIUM PHOSPHATE CRYSTALLURIUM
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- Magnesium metabolism disorders
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- Magnesium metabolism disorders
Magnesium is an important intracellular cation - a cofactor of many enzyme systems. Only 1-2% of the total reserves of magnesium in the body are found in extracellular fluid, 67% are found in bones, and 31% are found in
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