Frequently asked questions about magnesium
Magnesium is an essential mineral required for many bodily functions. An adequate supply of magnesium is important for maintaining vital muscles and our wellbeing. See here for the most frequently asked questions and answers on this subject.
Magnesium supply: requirement and deficiency
Does the humon body produce magnesium itself?
What foods are rich in magnesium?
How much magnesium should you take per day?
How can I get my magnesium requirement?
Who has a higher magnesium requirement?
What are the typical signs of magnesium deficiency?
Magnesium products: How to take them, and tolerability
Is a single dose of magnesium sufficient?
Does magnesium have any side effects?
What happens if I take too much magnesium?
Can you take calcium and magnesium at the same time?
Although these two minerals sometimes perform contrasting functions (in the muscle cells, for example), maintaining a balance of calcium and magnesium is important. For example, calcium helps muscles to tense up whilst magnesium relaxes them. So normal muscle function also depends on maintaining a healthy electrolyte balance.
Magnesium for leg cramps, migraine etc.
Why is it a good idea to take magnesium if you have muscle cramps?
I frequently get leg cramps when practising sports. Could it be caused by magnesium deficiency?
You can help to cover your individual magnesium requirement by taking the right strength Biolectra® magnesium product. You just need to take it once or twice a day to ensure you get the amount of magnesium you need. A good way to avoid an inadequate magnesium supply and prevent leg cramps.*
* due to magnesium deficiency