Magnesium deficiency? Here are the symptoms and what you can do about it

Most common complaints

Listed below are the most common symptoms of magnesium deficiency:

Craving for sweet snacks

Muscle cramps, especially in the calf muscles

Unable to sleep

Sore joints

Suffering from fatigue

High blood pressure

Limp feeling in your muscles

Feeling depressed

Disturbances in heart rhythm



The best approach to deal with a deficiency in this mineral is to eat more products that contain enough magnesium. Think, for example, of green vegetables, mackerel, avocado, dried figs, almonds, nuts, and sunflower and pumpkin seeds. You can also buy supplements from the pharmacy that can supplement a magnesium deficiency in the body.

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