Heal Yourself At Home
DIY SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR HEALTH
side bar
H2O2
Magnesium Menubar
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

DISCLAIMER: The content on this website is intended for informational, and educational purposes only and not as a substitute for the medical advice, treatment or diagnosis of a licensed health professional. The author of this website is a researcher, not a health professional, and shall in no event be held liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive or other damages arising from any use of the content of this website. Any references to health benefits of specifically named products on this site are this website author's sole opinion and are not approved or supported by their manufacturers or distributors. COPYRIGHT 2009-2018