80% of people are deficient in this vital mineral.
Dr. Axe states: "Take note of this… only 1% of magnesium in your body is in your bloodstream, so often you can have deficiency and it would not even be discovered by a common blood test."
Going through magnesium deficiency myself I know how important it is to get back to a optimal level. Below I list the most common signs that you might be magnesium deficient.
Tracy's Tip: 5 Signs you could be deficient in Magnesium
Are you Magnesium Deficient?
1. Leg Cramps
Magnesium supplies our neuromuscular system. When we are deficient we can suffer from leg cramps and restless leg syndrome.
This was my indicator that I had magnesium deficiency. Chronic fatigue is a major problem with women in particular.
3. Type II Diabetes
According to Dr. Axe there was a study in UK that "diets rich in Magnesium have shown to significantly loser the risk of type 2 diabetes because of magnesium's role of sugar metabolism."
Magnesium makes you chill out. So what a great way to help ease anxiety. Magnesium affects how your central nervous system. I've seen 100-400mg/day works for people.
As stated above magnesium can help you chill out. This mineral is vital for GABA function (a neurotransmitter to calm down the brain).
Foods rich in magnesium...
- Pumpkin seeds
- Sunflower seeds
- Black beans
- Sesame seeds