15 Warning Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

5) Muscle cramps

Signs of magnesium deficiency, Muscle cramps
Muscle cramps

Magnesium is a significant nutrient that helps in the neuromuscular transmission of signals and contractility of muscles. A deficiency of magnesium can lead to painful muscle cramping and facial tics. It is due to hyperactive neuromuscular activity due to a lack of magnesium in the body.

Without adequate magnesium in the body, muscles will be in a constant state of contraction which presents as painful cramps. Sufficient intake of magnesium in diet can relax those muscles. Mostly calf and chest muscles are affected.. Research has shown that magnesium also helps in lowering muscle-tensing cortisol levels in the blood.

Written by Martin Davis