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Magnesium is needed by more than 300 enzymes

Over 300 Enzymes Need Magnesium to Function

Mg2+-dependent enzymes appear in virtually every metabolic pathway

Helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function (works together with calcium) Mg affects cell mechanisms controlling muscle and nerve cell activity.

–    Mg orchestrates the electric current that sparks through the body's miles of nerves

–    Mg serves as “gatekeeper”to stop calcium entering into and activating a nerve - with Mg deficiency, the nerve can become over-activated, which can cause muscle tension, soreness, spasms, cramps and fatigue, migraine, and spastic lower esophageal and pyloric sphincter function leading to GERD;

–    Mg promotes normal bowel function

–   Keeps heart rhythm steady (the heart is a muscle) - Research suggests that cardiac muscle (the heart) is more sensitive to magnesium intake than skeletal muscle.

Supports a healthy immune system - fighting infection

Promotes proper/strong formation of bones and teeth

Helps regulate blood sugar levels - intracellular enzyme tyrosine kinase needs Mg to allow insulin to lower blood sugar

Promotes normal blood pressure – Mg stimulates production of prostacyclins and nitric oxide (NO) –both potent artery-relaxing agents.

Key involvement in cellular ATP energy production

Involved in metabolism of protein, carbohydrates and fats - Mg is required for the binding of thiamine (vitamin B1) to thiamine-using enzymes within the cell. Thiamine pyrophosphate (TPP) is a coenzyme in the catabolism (breakdown) of sugars and amino acids;

Converts Vitamin D to CALCITRIOL (its active form) –crucial in many health functions

Involved in protein synthesis

Other enzymes that rely on Mg - creatine-kinase activation, adenylate-cyclase, and sodium-potassium-ATPase

Mg helps transport other minerals across cell membranes

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Mg - Missing Miracle Mineral


Why are we Mg-Deficient?

- Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

-Magnesium Deficiency Questionaire


Mg Functions in the Body

- Mg - Activates Vitamin D

-Mg - Alkalizing Agent

- Mg - Anti-Inflammatory

- Mg –Detoxifies Cells of Toxic Metals/Other toxins

- Mg –Regulates Calcium
Prevents soft tissue calcification

- Mg –Over 300 Enzymes

- Mg –Cell “Battery”/ATP Production

- Mg –Cell Membrane Integrity

- Mg –Antioxidant Glutathione synthesis

- Mg –Hormonal balance

- Mg –Cellular and food metabolism

- Mg –Muscle Relaxant

Mg effects on cardiac system

Mg in skeletal muscle contractions

- Mg –Calms Nerves


The Many Health Benefits of Mg

- Mg - For Bones

-Mg –Against Cancer

- Mg –Against CVD

–    Mg –Against Dental Problems

- Mg –For Mental Well-Being

-Mg –Against Diabetes

- Mg –Against Estrogen Dominance

–    Mg - Fights Infection /Immune System booster

- Mg –Dissolves Kidney Stones(calcium oxalate)

- Mg –Prevents /Alleviates Migraine

- Mg - Against Neurological/Neuromuscular Conditions

- Mg - Against Pain

- Mg - For Skin and Hair

- Mg - For Surgery


How to supplement MAGNESIUM

- Transdermal Magnesium Chloride

How to Make Magnesium Chloride Oil

Some Mg. Chloride Chemistry

-Oral Mg Supplementation

- Nebulizing/Vaporizing MgCl2

–    How much MAGNESIUM should I Supplement?


Mg Food Sources

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