15 Warning Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

14) Constipation

Symptoms of low magnesium, Constipation

Magnesium is powerful laxative. Deficiency of magnesium in the body can make person feel constipated. Magnesium helps to relax the muscles of intestinal wall. Study in Japan on 3835 students suffering from constipation revealed that they had lower levels of magnesium in their blood combined with low fiber intake. Magnesium attracts water in large intestine and helps to relieve symptoms of constipation. Deficiency of magnesium makes feces hard and make their passage difficult.

Written by Martin Davis