Magnesium: definition, roles, benefits, deficiency, food sources
Discover everything you need to know about the MAGNESIUM And his benefits explained in a simple and understandable way by Doctor Noura Marrai.
You will find in this video and in this article:
- magnesium: definition
- magnesium: roles in our body
- magnesium deficiency
- magnesium: use
- Foods rich in magnesium
Magnesium has many roles within our organism, it allows:
- energy production in terms of cells
- The synthesis of protein
- the proper functioning of muscular, from the nervous system and metabolism
- to have a very good health at the levels of bones and teeth
- to have a good mind
The magnesium deficiency most often translates by:
- nausea and vomiting
- A reduction in appetite
- an increase in fatigue
- Of the cramps muscle, numbness and tremors
- a modification of heartbeat In the most serious cases
Magnesium deficiency most often concerns people with history of alcoholism as well as people who have followed treatments based on certain types of diuretics or oral contraceptives.
Magnesium intake can be recommended for:
- Increase sports performance
- relieve syndrome linked to painful rules
- Treat muscle cramps
- Fight against constipation
It is imperative to know that taking magnesium is strongly discouraged in people with kidney failure.
Magnesium tends to interact with certain types of drugs such as different antibiotic and treatments for menopause. It is therefore recommended to shift the magnesium intake from other types of 2 -hour medicines.
The main side effect of magnesium is diarrhea, to avoid it as much as possible it is preferable to take it during meals.
Finally magnesium is present in our diet, especially in: the dark chocolate, nuts, seeds, whole grains, dark green vegetables, wheat germ, brewer's yeast and certain mineral waters.
Dr Noura Marrai (Doctor of Pharmacy, YouTuber Health, creator of the health well-being Pharmaquiz application),
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