Magnesium Benefits and Supplements;Why Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms Shouldn't Be Neglected



 Magnesium (Mg) is an essential inorganic ingredient, which is essential for the body, such as immunity, nerve stimulation, and skeletal health. Lack can lead to suspicious muscle pain and cramps. If you suddenly experience severe muscle pain and muscle cramps, you need to suspect the symptoms of magnesium deficiency. Let's take a look at the list of suspected deficiencies in the essential mineral magnesium that should never be left unattended.



If symptoms such as frequent muscle pain, cramps, unexplained migraines, and indigestion continue, it is likely to be caused by magnesium deficiency. Especially when you wake up from sleep, if you have muscle pain that causes your legs to feel numb, neck, back, and waist, or if your eyelids, under your eyes are shaking often, and your hands and feet are often numb, it can be seen as a symptom of magnesium deficiency.




In severe cases, the condition of excitement continues due to cramps, seizures, and abnormal heartbeats, which can lead to high blood pressure. Magnesium also controls insulin hormones in our body, so if we lack it can cause diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and various metabolic syndrome, so we should not neglect it.



The recommended intake of magnesium by the Korean Nutrition Society is 350 mg for adult men and 280 mg for women, and the actual intake of magnesium by Koreans is 72.9 mg for men and 53.7 mg for women, which is less than one-fifth of the total. One of the main causes of magnesium deficiency among Koreans is that rice is the staple food, and the magnesium contained in the shell of rice is almost lost during the process of purification. Another cause can be stress. Stress exhausts magnesium at a high rate, which is the main cause of magnesium deficiency. Busy modern people also consume a lot of processed food, and almost all magnesium is lost in the cooking process.



Let's find out how to replenish essential minerals, magnesium. Spinach is the best food to supplement magnesium. Spinach is a representative green vegetable that is most frequently served on the Korean table, usually seasoned with vegetables, boiled with soybean paste soup, and various dishes such as japchae. Salmon and almonds are also rich in magnesium, making them more effective when consumed together. However, there is a limit to eating food alone because 50 to 80 percent of the food is lost in the cooking process.



In order to take magnesium effectively, it is recommended to take magnesium as a single formulation rather than multivitamin. Powder types are recommended for high magnesium requirements or especially for weak digestion, as the absorption rate is much higher when consumed in powder types than tablets.


It is important to supplement the magnesium deficiency, but it is also important to prevent emissions. Excessive consumption of carbonated beverages that interfere with magnesium absorption is prohibited, and caffeine, the main culprit for releasing large amounts of magnesium, is also recommended.