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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.
Magnesium - Vitamins for Blood Pressure: Magnesium can help have a reduction in diastolic blood pressure. Take 100 milligrams daily.
Magnesium – Vitamins for Frequent Urination: Take 100 milligrams twice daily.
Magnesium - Vitamins for Urinary Incontinence: Magnesium is an important mineral for proper muscle and nerve function. Thus it can control the bladder and ease urinary incontinence. Take 350 milligrams of magnesium supplements twice per day.
Magnesium – Vitamins for Kidney Stones: 300 milligrams is recommended daily for prevention and reduction of kidney stones.
Magnesium – Vitamins for Menstrual Cramps: Taking a magnesium supplement before and during your period will help your body effectively absorb more calcium. Take one tablet of 200 milligrams once daily for four weeks.
Magnesium – Vitamins for Panic Disorder: 200 milligrams twice daily.
Magnesium - Vitamins for PMS: Take 360 milligrams three times a day starting from day 15 to the start of the menstrual period. Magnesium supplements significantly improve PMS mood changes.
Health Warning: People with heart or kidney disease should not take magnesium supplements without consulting their doctor. Side effects of excess magnesium can include upset stomach and diarrhea. It can also cause nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure, and slowed heart rate, deficiencies of other minerals, confusion, coma, and even death. Magnesium may interact with antibiotics, blood pressure medications and diabetic medications.
Magnesium - Vitamins for Stroke: Magnesium is absorbed better when taken with calcium. Nowadays supplements consist of one tablet containing calcium, magnesium and zinc. Take one tablet of 750 milligrams once daily.
Magnesium - Vitamins for Stuttering: Take 100 milligrams once daily.
Maca (Lepidum meyenii, Brassicaceae), a root vegetable grown in the Andean region of Peru, is widely used for its nutritional and therapeutic properties. Maca is said to improve male and female reproductive activity in diverse ways, from increasing arousal and reducing symptoms of menopause to boosting sperm quality,VIEW MORE
The Food & Pandemics Report, produced by plant-based advocacy group ProVeg International, identifies the eating and farming of animals as “the single most risky human behaviour in relation to pandemics”, and calls for urgent changes to the global food system in order to prevent future outbreaks. The report has drawn support from inside the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).VIEW MORE
An international team of researchers from Brazil, the United States and Sweden has found that polyphenols found in berries of the açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea)VIEW MORE