LifeTime Vitamins Magnesium: Crucial for energy production, magnesium plays a key role in the metabolism of blood sugars. It is involved in the formation of the genetic materials DNA and RNA and a deficiency interferes with the transmission of nerve and muscle impulses, causing irritability and nervousness. Supplementing the diet with magnesium can help prevent depression, dizziness, PMS, headaches, migraines, cramping and insomnia. Magnesium is considered a key mineral in the prevention and treatment of of some cardiovascular concerns and this may relate to its role in vascular smooth muscle function. Through the relaxation of the arterial smooth muscle, magnesium facilitates the dilation of arteries, allowing for a greater blood flow and reduced pressure on the artery walls. Magnesium also increases the production of energy within the heart muscle tissue, thus contributing to the strength of the heart and its ability to pump blood throughout the body.
Signs of deficiency: Hyperactivity, constipation, PMS, chronic fatigue, headaches, migraines, muscle cramps
One tablet daily.