Free People writes:
Magnesium and magnesium-rich foods have long been used to promote relaxation; however, depending on how it’s used, magnesium can bring a host of benefits to the entire body.
What is magnesium?
Magnesium is an essential mineral for the body. In fact, it’s estimated that magnesium plays a role in over 300 functions. Surprisingly, over 80% of people are estimated to be deficient in the mineral due to factors such as poor soil quality and gut health, a deficiency that manifests with several symptoms, including slow digestion, anxiety, and muscle aches and spasms (among many others, see a medical professional for a full assessment). Even if you’re not deficient in magnesium, it has a variety of uses both internally and externally depending on how you use it! (Continue Reading…)