Are You Magnesium Deficient? The 9 signs low levels of this key mineral could be ruining your life

MFP Commentary:
This should be in the class of “things that they don’t teach in medical school”

AMA monopoly doctors will almost certainly hand you an SSRI  (here) to correct a mineral deficiency. AMA medicine can often be dangerous to your health after all is it the 3rd leading cause of death in the US.

(The 70%  figure below is taken from a sick population a more accurate number would be more like 95%  of us are deficient in this mineral.)


 Daily Mail Article:

(Research suggests 70% of us have low levels of the essential mineral)


Insomnia, depression, cravings and tiredness are the bane of many of our lives. But they could be signs of a simple problem: magnesium deficiency.

The Daily Mail’s Dr Michael Moseley addressed the issue recently when he appeared on BBC Radio Two’s Breakfast Show with Chris Evans – exploring how the humble mineral could treat a range of common ailments including migraines, PMT and constipation.

Yet it doesn’t get a lot of attention. Although magnesium is found in brown rice, green leafy vegetables, beans, avocados, almonds and dark chocolate, most of us don’t get enough of the amount we need.

One study of 8,000 Britons by Mineral Check discovered around 70 per cent had low levels, Healthista reports.

Likewise, the Government’s most recent National Diet and Nutrition Survey revealed that most children and adolescents fail to get the recommended daily allowance with 53 per cent of teenage girls showing levels of gross deficiency.

Yet magnesium is an essential mineral which plays a crucial role in more than 300 different enzymatic reactions in the body each day. Research suggests it can help achieve a restful night’s sleep and reduce the symptoms of restless leg syndrome as well as improve chronic pain, tiredness, mood swings and migraines.

Here are some key signs of magnesium deficiency not to miss… Read More


9 Signs This Deficiency