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A - Z of Vitamins & Supplements

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Magnesium, Potassium and Calcium

Magnesium is an essential mineral for the use of Vitamins B1 and B6, for staying healthy and is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Multiple health benefits of magnesium include transmission of nerve impulses, body temperature regulation, detoxification, energy production, and the formation of healthy bones and teeth. Magnesium is available in apples, avocado, bananas, black grapes and seeds, carrot leaves, dulce, dandelion, kale, mistletoe, okra, Parsley, peppermint, skunk cabbage and watercress.
Magnesium Deficiency: Some early signs of Magnesium Deficiency include: Flu-like Symptons; Numbness and Tingling; Muscle Contractions and Cramp; Seizures; Personality Changes and Abnormal Heart Rhythm.

Calcium: Sources of Calcium include: Milk, Cheese and other dairy products, Broccoli, Cabbage and Okra, Soya Beans, Tofu and Nuts. Calcium has several important functions, these include: helping build strong bones and teeth, regulating muscle contractions including heartbeats, and making sure blood clots normally.
A lack of calcium could lead to a condition called rickets in children and osteomalacia or osteoporosis in later life. You should be able to get all the calcium you need from your daily diet. Taking high doses of calcium (more than 1,500mg a day) could lead to stomach pain and diarrhoea.


Magnesium, Potassium and Calcium – Vitamins for Chilblains: Take100 milligrams of each once daily. Always take Vitamin D3 supplements with calcium. So take one tablet of 1000 milligrams of  D3 once daily.

Always seek professional medical advice before taking herbal medications
     

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